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Michelle Tennant

With a master's degree in human development, I've been teaching fitness classes for ten years and I've been an international publicist for 30. I couldn't walk in my 30's and now in my 50's I'm delighted to keep backs healthy with Yoga Trapeze!

Michelle believes in starting every morning with movement. Movement, like food, is medicine. Michelle brings a rich experience to every group exercise class she teaches and compassion for everyone since she couldn\\\'t walk at 38. Now 52, 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 personal training. 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, you can find Michelle mountain biking or hanging like a bat from her yoga trapeze. Connect with Michelle at her international PR firm, Wasabi Publicity, Inc., or via email [email protected] To workout live with her, visit or join her challenge

Leila Patterson Fitness Center (March 2011 – Present)

Job Title: Spinning, Muscle Pump, Yoga, Tabata, and TRX Instructor (September 2019 – Present)

Job Title: Spin Instructor

Pacific Oaks College

Human Development

Master\'s Degree (May 2021)

I completed certifications in Spinning (Mad Dog Athletics), Tabata Bootcamp (Savvier Fitness), Yoga Trapeze (Yoga Teachers College), personal training, kickboxing, group exercise, pilates, and yoga (FiTour).