An adventurer and world traveller, Michele Labelle has a love for exploring the inner aspects of what it is to be fully present in this life. Her passion for science and philosophy led her to dual careers as a respiratory therapist and a yoga and meditation facilitator in hospitals, schools, studios, and the corporate world. She will launch her first online meditation course this year.
Michele has a thirst for learning and has studied in the lineage of the great Paramahansa Yogananda. Some of her teachers include Peri Ness, Sandra San Martino, Gloria Latham, Carlos De Leon, and Master Choa Kok Sui. She has facilitated numerous yoga retreats locally and globally, including Sacred Earth Journeys to India, Bali, and Tahiti. She considers leading retreats in French Polynesia -with its lush vegetation, tranquil aquamarine waters, wonderful culture, and friendly people- to be a dream come true.
In 2009 Michele was intrigued by the experience of seeing the number 11:11 almost daily on clocks wherever she happened to be. Upon investigation, she learned that 11:11 is considered a sign of Divine guidance to help bring clarity to our lives. A master number, 11:11 calls us to awaken and live with intention. That same year, while attending a family wedding, Michele visited the beautiful Island of Moorea. Three weeks before the trip, she had had a powerful dream of visiting a beautiful waterfall nestled in a mountain on Moorea. Once on the island, she visited the waterfall she had seen in her dream and experienced an inner awakening. She felt her heart opening in joy as she waded in the pool at the bottom of the falls as rainbows arched over the flowing water. Upon her return home, she knew she would one day return and share this magical piece of heaven. From this place of inspiration, she created her first retreat for Sacred Earth Journeys, “Activating the Gateway on 11-11-11” in Tahiti. Michele loves sharing the beauty of Moorea with her retreat participants and guiding them in a heart-opening experience that will stay with them forever.