michelle lee landon, creator & teacher.
Michelle Lee Landon, is a teacher and entrepreneur living in Richmond, VA. She grew up in Clifton, VA in a beautiful small town hidden in the suburbs of Northern Virginia. Michelle trained at Beloved Yoga in Reston, VA under the guidance of Odisa Walker and Maryam Ovissi in 2011. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion Merchandising from Virginia Commonwealth University and gained her provisional teaching license in Virginia through the EducateVA Career Switcher program in 2016 after a career in the fashion industry. A never ending student, Michelle has taken additional yoga training for children/ teen yoga, trauma sensitive/ informed teaching, and vinyasa sequencing.
Michelle is a proud Ambassador for Project Yoga Richmond, where she volunteers time and teaches studio and community outreach programs. Project Yoga Richmond is a non-profit dedicated to making yoga affordable and accessible to all populations. Through their outreach programs they reach populations in a juvenile detention center, school for autism, adult day centers, seniors, domestic abuse survivors, those in recovery and many more.
Through her business One Drop Yoga, she holds pop up yoga classes around RVA, partnering with numerous local businesses and organizations. Michelle is also the organizer of RVA Outdoor Yoga on Meet Up . Her practice is accessible, inclusive and trauma sensitive. You can find her almost every day of the week holding classes around the city during the warm seasons. When she is not teaching yoga, you can find her at Varina High School teaching Relationships and Life Planning.
All photos on this site were taken by Rich Young, Luke Witt, Wanderlust Photography & Michelle Lee Landon.