Michelle Newman (founder of Grow Wise, E – RYT, RCYT) has had the great honor of teaching yoga and mindfulness to hundreds of children and youth in early education centers, schools, studios and community centers. In addition to her yoga background, Michelle also holds an associates degree in Physical Therapy, undergraduate degree in Psychology, and training as a Mindful Educator. By combining of all these fields of interest, Michelle is had become well tuned to how important the integration of holistic development is to each child.
Michelle is recognized as an expert in her community and teaches workshops on topics like mindful parenting, nurturing the next generation through yoga and how to connect as a family through yoga. She strives to inspire a sense of wonder through curiosity and explored movement in all of her students. It is her deepest desire that each individual is inspired to listen to and trust their own innate wisdom within.
Her children’s yoga trainings include ChildLight Yoga, KidPowerment Yoga, and Next Generation Yoga. Additionally, she has completed a 200 hour level yoga training with Baron Baptiste through the Baptiste Power Yoga Institute, a 200 hour level training through Evolution Power Yoga and a 300 hour level training through Create Karma.
If you ask her, she’ll tell you that her greatest purpose is being the mother of her 10 year old son. Motherhood provides her with the ultimate opportunity for growth in her passion for yoga.