Michelle Margaret Fajkus

Michelle Margaret is a heart-centered writer, teacher and creator of Yoga Freedom. She has been a columnist on Elephant Journal since 2010 and has self-published inspiring books. She incorporates dharma, hatha, yin, mindfulness, chakras, chanting, and pranayama into her teachings and practice. A former advertising copywriter and elementary school teacher, she is now a freelance writer and translator. Michelle learned yoga from a book at age 12 and started teaching at 22. She met the Buddha in California at 23 and has been a student of the dharma ever since. Michelle is now approaching her forties with grace and gratitude.

Join Michelle for a writing and yoga retreat this summer at magical Lake Atitlan in the western highlands of Guatemala!

Latest from Michelle Margaret Fajkus

September 8, 2019

Om Mani Padme Hum: a Meditation on Acceptance.

June 10, 2019

Imagine Living a Life you actually Like.

May 27, 2019

Glow Up as you Grow Up: The Art of Aging Gracefully.

May 15, 2019

How anyone can Stop being a Slave to their Smartphone. (Yes, even you.)

April 29, 2019

Redefining Trash with the Zero-Waste Lifestyle.

April 17, 2019 Editor's Pick

Nature & Forest Bathing: the Ecotherapy our Souls Crave.

April 8, 2019 Editor's Pick

700 Words that will make you Finally Claim your Life as your Own. 

April 2, 2019

If you Hate Meditating, here are 5 Mindful Things to do Instead.

March 12, 2019

The Lessons I learned when a Pickpocket Stole my Phone.

February 18, 2019 Editor's Pick

4 Enduring Life Lessons from a Dearly Departed Friend & Healer.

January 24, 2019

3 Brilliant Ways that Traveling Light can Wake Us Up.

January 6, 2019 Editor's Pick

3 Powerful Ways to Heal our Mind & Body in this Toxic World.

January 2, 2019

7 Practices to Start Borrowing from Latin American Culture.

December 24, 2018

Use these 6 Tarot Cards to Inspire your 2019.

December 20, 2018

8 Foods that can help us Recover from our Fatty, Sugar-Filled Holiday Diet.