Michelle Margaret Fajkus

Michelle Margaret is a yogi, writer and teacher. Hers is the mind behind Yoga Freedom. Hailing from Austin, Texas, her home base since 2012 has been Lake Atitlán in the Guatemalan highlands where she lives with her husband, daughter and fur family. Michelle has been writing this column for elephant journal since 2010 and has also self-published several inspiring books. Michelle's practice style incorporates hatha yoga asana, dharma/Buddhist teachings, pranayama/breathwork, yin, mindfulness, chakra balancing, mantra and meditation. Go on retreat with Michelle in Guatemala!

Latest from Michelle Margaret Fajkus

August 31, 2018

Transformation & Single-pointed Concentration at the Texas Yoga Retreat.

4.1
July 15, 2018

Give No a Try: the Power in setting Strong Boundaries.

4.6
July 9, 2018

11 Ways to Raise your Vibration—and thereby, Humanity’s.

3.6
July 3, 2018

3 Pieces of Wisdom for Tackling the Never-ending Nuisances of Life.

6.6
June 21, 2018

#familiesbelongtogether: What we can do about the Crisis at the Border.

6.1
June 11, 2018

Life, Death & Volcanoes: Support Disaster Relief in Guatemala.

4.3
May 26, 2018

The Book that every Omnivore & “Flexitarian” should Read.

4.1
May 23, 2018

How to Stay Sane on the Crooked Path to Mental Health.

5.5
May 20, 2018

How & why to Breathe Like a Yogi.

3.1
May 11, 2018

The Poetry of Retreat.

2.1
March 29, 2018

The Surprising Benefits of the Yoga of Yawning.

3.9
March 8, 2018

25 Lessons from 25 Years of Yoga Practice.

4.8
March 3, 2018

4 Ways to Radiate Bliss.

January 29, 2018

Akasha and the Spirit Dog

2.4
October 1, 2017

Mindfulness for Beginners: Dedicating the Merit of our Practice.

1.6
September 28, 2017

How to Discover Everyday Moments of Zen.

2.1
September 25, 2017

Osho’s “For the Jet Set”—a Meditation for Flying.

4.7
September 19, 2017

Individual, Earth-Loving Actions Do Matter.

2.1
September 7, 2017

It’s Now or Never for this Precious Earth.

2.7
September 6, 2017

The Power of Discontent: Timely Teachings from Chögyam Trungpa.

1.2
September 5, 2017

How to Find the “Enlightened Elephant” in the Room.

2.1
September 4, 2017

Yoga Retreat Celebrates 17 Years of Learning & Practice in Community.

2.1
August 18, 2017

The Way of Eternal F*cking Cluelessness.

3.4
August 11, 2017

4 of the Most Beloved & effective Gems of Buddhist Wisdom.

July 18, 2017

Let’s not Commit to One Form of Love.

July 11, 2017

4 Stages of Aligning what we Practice & what we Preach.

June 27, 2017

A Simple Recipe for a Beautiful Smile.

June 25, 2017

Why I Meditate with the Birds.

June 23, 2017

4 Mantras for Purification Practice.

June 22, 2017

7 Potent Natural Remedies for Digestive Issues.