Occupation: Yoga instructor
Hometown: Newmarket, ON
Michelle is a university graduate with a bachelor’s degree in communications media and culture. She grew up dancing and spent more than 12 years practicing jazz, tap, contemporary and ballet. Her love of dance gave her the opportunity to spend two years as a professional CFL cheerleader for the Toronto Argonauts.
When she was 18, Michelle was voted “Miss Teen Newmarket” and went on to compete in the Miss Teen Canada international pageant, where she placed as the runner up.
Having a healthy, balanced lifestyle and well-being is important to Michelle. One of her passions is being a yoga instructor, and helping people become mentally and emotionally fulfilled through yoga.
Outside of work, Michelle is deeply committed to helping mentor young girls through the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program.
A vegetarian, Michelle is also an avid cook and enjoys taking traditional recipes and converting them to vegan alternatives.