Meet Michelle Macdonald
Michelle has been competing and coaching since 2006, and her expertise is not only in physique preparation but also in nutrition and flexibility training for athletes. She specializes in mental preparation and long-term lifestyle transformation for women of all ages and backgrounds.
Michelle developed her own style of yoga training from studying under Emmy Cleaves, Mary Jarvis, Esak Garcia and Michael Gannon. She taught in India for a year and practiced an advanced series rigorously to deepen her understanding of yoga. She is certified since 2003 in the Bikram Method and since 2015 in the Ashtanga Method.
In 2010 she graduated from culinary school and interned at the prestigious No. 9 Park in Boston. It was in school where she developed a deeper understanding of macro-based nutrition and how to prepare nutritious food fast without sacrificing taste.
Michelle’s achievements include:
Michelle’s resume as an athlete and as a coach is outstanding. Along with her husband Jean-Jacques she’s won numerous awards for Coach of the Year from Serious About Fitness and Top Trainer Award from Physique Canada. Her articles have been featured in Bodybuilding.com, Inside Fitness Magazine, Strong Magazine and D’Fyne Magazine.