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Michelle Gierst has two loves in life: the ocean and practicing yoga. At The Liquid Yogi, she combines these passions by teaching students how to do yoga on a standup paddleboard. This method requires even more core strength and balance than traditional yoga, since practitioners must also balance themselves on gently rocking waves. Read on to learn a bit more about Michelle and her company:
- Her certifications: She's certified to teach yoga, Pilates, SUP yoga, Groovy Kids yoga, TRX, and Zumba.
- Some of the places she's taught: Costa Rica, England, Spain
- What she's doing when she's not teaching: She's working for Beyond the Shore, a nonprofit organization she founded that promotes ocean conservation.