Michelle Hoffee is a natural textile artist, Prana Flow® yoga and movement meditation teacher. She lives a creative, nature-centered life, infusing and cultivating her passions. Her natural textile, handmade clothing were featured on the cover of Altered Couture and in
Belle Armoire magazines in Summer 2017 and 2014. She spent the past 25 years living in Southern California creating art
while maintaining her designed "award winning" garden in Memphis, Tennessee. Expressing herself, and working with her hands on natural textiles and clothing, she connects the natural world though hand spinning, embroidery, boro cloth, nuno felting, eco-printing, plant
dying, and Indian wood block printing.
Michelle has traveled all over the world for spiritual pilgrimages, inspiration, and immersions. She spent the past two years in immersion training with renowned teacher Shiva Rea completing her Prana Flow® yoga, Trance Dance®, and Prana Danda® teaching certificate. With Shiva Rea and Demetri Velisarius as her mentors, she studied Yoga/Ayruveda, Buddhist Tantra, Pranayma, and Mudra Meditation. Nature, mantra, kirtan, and ecstatic dance are a few of her vehicles for connecting to Source.
She has infused these traditions into her life, art, and combining the two in Sacred Art Retreats. Sharing her gifts of guided breath and moving meditation, facilitating opening the channels, stimulating creativity and allowing authentic expression through art.
She was awarded the 2016 and 2015 Taos Wool Festival Grand Champion Garment Winner and is currently leading an art project for Vijaya Stern's Ayruveda Panchakarma Retreat in Rishikesh, India and showcasing her textiles and clothing all around the country.
"Set your life on fire, and seek only those who fan the flames" -Rumi
Living and Dyeing
Escondido, CA 92025
Contact me for appointments and custom designs.