michelle lee landon, creator & teacher.

 

Michelle Lee Landon is a teacher [yoga and high school Family and Consumer Science] living in Richmond, VA. She grew up in Clifton, VA, a beautiful small town hidden in the suburbs of Northern Virginia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion Merchandising from Virginia Commonwealth University and completed the Career Switcher Program with EducateVA in 2016 to gain her teaching license.

Summer 2011  she completed the Summer Intensive 200 Hour Teacher Training at Beloved Yoga in Reston, VA, led by Odissa Walker and Maryam Ovissi

Her style of teaching yoga, and practice continues to evolve as she continues her own journey,  Michelle’s primary style of teaching [& practicing] asana is a vinyasa flow style class, that is accessible to all levels of experience; encouraging students to "find your rhythm" as they move with their breath and intention.

photo by: Ash Carr Photo

photo by: Ash Carr Photo

Michelle has continued with trainings to teach children through YoKid and the Yoga with Nitya formats, as well as trauma informed training through Street Yoga. She has taken vinyasa teacher workshops with Rolf Gates, and has had the honor of taken a number of trainings & workshops from inspiring teachers such as Baron Baptiste, Max Strom, Kathryn Budig, Beryl Bender Birch, Jay Fields, Maryam Ovissi, Odissa Walker, and Maria Garre..

 She is also a proud Ambassador for Project Yoga Richmond, where she volunteers time and teaches studio and community outreach programs. Project Yoga Richmond is dedicated to making yoga affordable and accessible to all populations. Michelle has had to honor of teaching classes in local schools, St Joseph’s Villa Crisis Stabilization Unit and Transitions Day Center for adults with special needs.

Michelle holds pop up yoga classes around RVA, and is also the organizer of RVA Outdoor Yoga on Meet Up. You can find her almost every day of the week holding classes out doors/ rooftop during the warm seasons.  She is also teaching Relationships and Life Planning at Varina High School.

 
 
 

All photos on this site were taken by Rich Young, Luke Witt, Wanderlust Photography & Michelle Lee Landon.