About Michelle Thielen

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Michelle Thielen, R-CYAMT, C-IAYT

Michelle Thielen is an international speaker, humanitarian, and author of Stretching Your Faith and Exit Wilderness, A Road Map Out of Depression and Hopelessness.  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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OCT 2020 

200 YTT YogaFaith Miracle Immersion, Seattle, WA


NOV 2020

YogaFaith Breathe and Wander Virtual Retreat


DEC 2020

Dance and Embodiment’s The Place of Dance Journey, Free and open to the public for the month of December



January: A Meeting of Ancient Pathways, Dance and Embodiment


March: 200 Hour YTT and Miracle Immersion Atlanta, GA


May: 200 Hour YTT and Miracle Immersion London, Ontario

June: 200 Hour YTT and Miracle Immersion Los Angeles, CA

July: 500 hour Master Teacher Training and Dual Certification Yoga Therapy



October: 200 Hour YTT and Miracle Immersion Seattle, WA


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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