About Michelle Thielen

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Michelle Thielen, GFI, R-CYAMT

Michelle Thielen is an international speaker, humanitarian, and author of Stretching Your Faith.  As a Trauma Sensitive Yoga Trainer, Michelle regularly travels worldwide to aid in rescue efforts of human trafficked victims, raising awareness of this global crisis, and guiding those who have suffered from complex trauma into a life of restoration, freedom and purpose. Michelle found yoga through her professional dance career and has been teaching and choreographing dance, yoga and somatic movement for over 25 years. She holds certifications with the American Council of Exercise, International Association of Yoga Therapists, Peter Levine’s Somatic Experience (SE), and studied with Eric Walrabenstein’s Therapy for Psychological Wounds. She is also the founder of YogaFaith and the Christian Yoga Association.

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January 2020

Be Still Challenge and Daniel Fast


March 13-20

Atlanta, GA

YogaFaith Teacher Training



4.1 500 hour Master Training online begins, MM1


Scottsdale, AZ

Join me in Scottsdale, AZ

4.17 YogaFaith Ambassador Dinner

4.18 Leadership Summit, Open to all

4.19 Sozo and Somatic Level 1 Certification, Open to all

No prerequisite required


4.25 The Wholeness Network Live

Salt Lake City, Utah



5.1 500 hour Master Training online, MM2


Poconos, PA

15-22 YogaFaith 200 Hour Teacher Training

24 New York YF Dance and Embody



6.1 500 hour Master Training online, MM3


Montgomery, TX

11-15 Trauma Sensitive YogaFaith with Jody Thomae


Long Beach, CA

19-26 YogaFaith 200 Hour Teacher Training

28 Los Angeles YF Dance and Embody



Seattle, WA

26 Seattle YF Dance and Embody



8.1 500 hour Master Training online, MM4

300 Hour Teacher Training with Laura Burkhard

Richmond, KY



9/1  YogaFaith 500 Master Teacher Training concludes with Laura Burkhart

Seattle, WA

300 Hour Teacher Training with Laura Burkhard





Request me:

Email: schedule@michellethielen.com

Read some of her work  HERE

Speaker and Yoga Presenter at:

OmStars, Soul Pose, Yoga Journal Events, TulaFest, Yoga Rocks the Park, The Yoga Expo, Women Empower and many more.


“Stretching Your Faith: Practicing Postures of Prayer to Create Peace, Balance and Freedom” made it to the Best Yoga Books of All Time
BookAuthority collects and ranks the best books in the world, and it is a great honor to get this kind of recognition. Thank you for all your support! The book is available for purchase on Amazon or anywhere books are sold.


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