Experiences that will change your life.
Michelle Cordero

Michelle Cordero

Michelle Cordero

Michelle Cordero

Michelle Cordero

Michelle Cordero


Michelle Cordero

Michelle Cordero

Michelle Cordero

Michelle Cordero, E-RYT500, MFA, RPYT began teaching yoga and movement in the Bay Area in 2002. She built her career on her integrity and passion for teaching skillfully and mindfully; and was voted "Best Yoga Teacher of the East Bay 2018" by Oakland Magazine. She travels extensively to lead retreats, workshops and teacher trainings both in the US and internationally. Michelle is a Lead Trainer with Breathe for Change. Her primary yoga influences are Ana Forrest, Shiva Rea and Maty Ezraty; she has experience in many different styles of yoga including Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Iyengar and Yin. Michelle is an S Factor Instructor, and is thrilled to add teaching S Factor to her offerings for women. A coach and craniosacral practitioner, she recently launched a program for women at mid-life called Redefine 50. Michelle aims to always lead authentically with a sense of humor, curiosity and compassion for her community. For more about Michelle, please see and


Number of Years Teaching

18 + years

Teaching Style

Mindful, inclusive, safe and challenging


Nature, Poetry, Friends, Laughter, Chocolate & Dogs



What inspired you to teach yoga?

I love to help others build a lifelong practice that is life-changing and life-saving.

Who are your most influential teachers?

Maty Ezraty, Ana Forrest, Shiva Rea

How would you describe your classes?

My Deep Flow classes combine vinyasa flow, alignment, core strength and breath awareness to help students of all levels develop greater strength, flexibility and inner awareness.

Why do you feel retreats are transformational?

Retreats give students an opportunity to go deeper into their yoga practice, and they also offer an understanding of the greater world in which we live. A true-time to unplug and soak in self-care.

What is your favorite pose to teach?

Twisting Triangle

What is your favorite pose to practice?

Dolphin with one leg up!

Where are your favorite places to travel?

South America and the Caribbean