Yoga Alliance Senior teacher, Certified Ashtanga Vinyasa teacher, certified Bikram teacher. Martial Arts Tae Kwon Do Black Belt, ITEC Certified.
Michele Brought Bikram Yoga to the UK in 1994. After opening four Bikram studios, and becoming the UK’s leading Hot Yoga business, Michele launched Fierce Grace.
One of Bikram’s most senior teachers, Michele Pernetta began studying with Bikram Choudhury in LA in 1990. She began teaching in the UK in 1994 and opened the first Bikram studio in the UK in 1999, built the brand in the UK and began working on the Fierce Grace system in 2009.
Michele has 23 years teaching experience, has been a judge five times at the International Bishnu Charan Ghosh Yoga Championships held in Los Angeles, and a judge at the European, Ireland, Dutch and the British Regional Yoga Asana Championships. She has also written and contributed to countless magazine and newspaper articles and appeared on many TV and radio programmes.
She teaches at all the studios, teaches the FG Teacher Training programme, runs the retreats and does workshops and seminars around the world. Michele built, taught at and has run the 4 yoga centres for nearly two decades.
Michele was a fashion designer for both women’s and menswear for 17 years, trained at the prestigious Saint Martins School of Art and has designed costumes for award winning films. She has a lifetime interest in diet, health and alternative therapies, homeopathy, Ayurveda, spirituality and meditation.