At Movement Works, Movement Works for Every Body

Michele Dorland


Michele has been practicing yoga since 2006. She obtained her 200 hour Vinyasa Yoga Instructor Certification at Carolina Power Yoga in 2013 and her 500 hour Certification in Yoga Therapeutics at Wilmington Yoga Center in 2019. Michele is passionate about yoga and devotedly continues her own studies both formally and informally in order to deepen her knowledge and skills; and to gain inspiration so that she can serve her students more fully and effectively. Michele believes that yoga is a bio-psycho-social-spiritual practice and attempts to incorporate each of these elements as well as the 8 limbs of yoga into her classes.

Michele’s teaching style instills the message that each individual and each body is unique and advocates listening to and honoring ones own body, practicing in a compassionate manner, and modifying where needed. Michele is an accredited instructor though the Yoga Alliance. She is Reiki 1 certified and also certified in CPR and AED. Michele is experienced and trained in Gentle Yoga, Senior Yoga, Chair Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Vinyasa, Power Yoga, Yin Yoga,  Restorative Yoga and Trauma Sensitive Yoga.