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Michelle Pugh, Joonbug Yoga Owner


"As you practice meditation and yoga regularly, this subtle sense of feeling good gradually becomes so pervasive, so natural and genuine, so much a part of you that it carries over into the whole of your life."
- Erich Schiffmann

Fall Yoga Retreat at Alderbrook! 

NOVEMBER 3rd - 5th, 2017

 

"Rejuvenate" 3-day Yoga Retreat at Alderbrook!

 Yoga, art, meditation and more with Joonbug Yoga at Alderbrook Resort and Spa!

 

About Joonbug Yoga

Michelle Pugh, Owner

Michelle Pugh, Joonbug Yoga Owner

Michelle Pugh, owner of Joonbug Yoga and lead yoga instructor at Alderbrook Resort and Spa, is a traveling Yogini and 200 Hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) with Living Spirit Yoga R.Y.S. and an additional 500 hours of certification through YogaFit®, Forrest Yoga® and Twist Yoga in various holistic practices including the Art of Yoga Nidra Meditation, Ayurveda on the Mat, Thai Yoga Bodywork, LaStone Hot Stone Bodywork and Usui Reiki. She graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle and has worked professionally as a Senior Graphic Designer for the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, non-profit organizations and small businesses since 1996.

Michelle established Joonbug Yoga in 2010 with a passion to blend her professional creative talents with health, wellness and community. Her diverse fitness experience comes from over 30 years of athletics, ballet and dedicated yoga training in Hatha, Yin, Bikram, Iyengar, Vinyasa and YogaFit® styles of yoga. Michelle's fitness classes blend creativity, strength, balance, flexibility and flow blooming straight from the heart!

She enjoys traveling to various locations throughout Washington State offering a diverse menu of creative services, yoga classes, workshops, events and teacher trainings. She teaches weekly yoga classes and private group sessions and offers wellness retreats and 200 hour yoga teacher training throughout the year at the resort. She finds a sense of grounding in adventures with her husband and son (skiing, fly fishing, gardening and creating) while staying in touch with a profound connection to the natural elements that inspire her practice. Contact Michelle at 360.556.6205 or email joonbugyoga@gmail.com for more information!

 She has over 9 years of teaching experience which led to sharing two successful 200 hour yoga teacher trainings (2014-2016). Joonbug Yoga was nominated for Business of the Year by the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce in 2014.

Her professional path was grounded in family, creativity and movement since childhood. Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and son (skiing, fly fishing, gardening and creating) while staying in touch with a profound connection to the natural elements that inspire her yoga practice.

Michelle established Joonbug Yoga in 2010 with a passion to blend her professional creative talents with health, wellness and community. Her diverse fitness experience comes from over 30 years of athletics, ballet and dedicated yoga training. Michelle's yoga classes blend creativity, strength, balance, flexibility and flow blooming straight from the heart! 

Her expertise in marketing and visual communication is rooted in her graphic design career. She graduated from The Art Institute of Seattle in 1998 and has been employed as a Senior Graphic Designer for the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission since 2001. Michelle previously worked for The Olympian Newspaper, The Tacoma News Tribune and Indian Country Today Newspaper and continues to design websites and print publications through her freelance business, Joonbug Graphic Design.

 

VIEW MICHELLE'S RESUME

 

Yoga class offerings throughout the Puget Sound:

Michelle teaches Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra Meditation, Yoga Fitness, Employee Wellness Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Kids Yoga, Yoga for Seniors, Beginning Yoga, Heated Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, Aqua Yoga, Waterfront Yoga, Full Moon Yoga and Stand-up Paddle Board Yoga and offers private Yoga, Reiki and Thai Yoga Bodywork sessions on site or at your location. Michelle's private sessions combine holistic practices utilizing yoga and meditation practicies. LaStone, Thai Yoga Bodywork, essential oils, herbs, Chakra energy balancing gems, crystals and stones may be added for increasing balance, health and wellness inside and out. Michelle offers private group yoga classes upon request at your location.

She enjoys traveling to various locations offering a diverse menu of creative services, group yoga classes, private yoga sessions, health and wellness workshops and retreats. She teaches yoga at Alderbrook Resort and Spa, the Olympia Golf and Country Club, the Skokomish Tribe Health Clinic, the Nisqually Tribe Youth and Community Center, the Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center, Squaxin Island Tribe, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and the Salmon Center. Michelle offers private sessions, wellness retreats and events throughout the year at Alderbrook and other locations. She enjoys volunteering at the Nisqually Community Garden, the South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency (SPIPA) community events, the Skokomish Health Clinic Health Fair and Alderbrook Resort and Spa's St. Paddle's Day event annually.

Contact Michelle to set up a private group yoga session at your location! 

 

Registering for yoga classes:

Please contact the location listed on the class schedule page where the class is offered to register or drop-in for a group yoga class. Pre-registration is required for 8-class yoga sessions our rates page. Private lessons and group sessions are available upon request by calling (360) 556-6205 or email joonbugyoga@gmail.com. Thank you!