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Michelle Tennant

| International Publicist | Award-winning Author | Beekeeper | Mountain Biker | Whitewater Kayaker | Accountability Coach | www.MichelleTennant.com | Creator #1000MilesAYear Challenge | Foodie

Michelle believes in starting every morning with movement. Like food, movement is medicine. Michelle brings a rich experience to every group exercise class she teaches and compassion for everyone since she could not walk at 38. Now in her 50s, she is teaching others how to heal themselves as she healed herself. A former professional whitewater raft guide on the New and Gauley rivers, Michelle is currently certified in group exercise, indoor cycling, Yoga Trapeze®, pilates, kickboxing, and Science of Stretching®. Her B.F.A. in theater and early childhood education comes from Chicago’s DePaul University and her masters degree in human development is from Pasadena’s Pacific Oaks College. Michelle savors life in the Smoky Mountains with her husband, husky, backyard chickens, and beehives. Lately, after a full day at the desk as an International Publicist with her PR firm, Wasabi Publicity, Inc., you can find Michelle mountain biking or hanging like a bat from her Yoga Trapeze®. If you know you need an Accountability Coach, make a monthly commitment now for your own healing and Michelle will coach you, her happiness hustle. | The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. ~ Lao Tzu | Step now.

Leila Patterson Fitness Center (LPCenter.org) (March 2011 – Present)

Job Title: Spinning, Muscle Pump, Yoga, Tabata, and TRX Instructor

Wasabi Publicity, Inc. (WasabiPublicity.com) (July 2002 – Present)

Job Title: Chief Creative Officer, Co-Founder, Intl Publicist

Yoga Teachers College

Yoga Trapeze

Yoga Trapeze (May 2021)

Yoga Teachers College

Science of Stretching

Science of Stretching (September 2022)

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO

Theater and Early Childhood Education

B.F.A. (June 1992)

PACIFIC OAKS COLLEGE, PASADENA

Human Development

Masters Degree (June 2006)

Fitness Certifications: Indoor Cycling aka Spinning (Mad Dog Athletics), Tabata Bootcamp (Savvier Fitness), Yoga Trapeze®, Science of Stretching® (Yoga Teachers College®), personal training, kickboxing, group exercise, pilates, nutrition and water aerobics (FiTour). Former lifeguard and swim instructor.