about michelle

Hi, thank you for visiting my website. As you’ll see I have a variety of professions, all of which I enjoy and because I freelance, I am able to have a varied day, everyday! I hope you find this website informative and I look forward to hearing from you regarding your requirements. Here is a little bit about me…

I have been following a spiritual path of learning and growth for most of my life. I began my career in the creative arts as a Graphic Designer in 1989. I loved working in the corporate world and gained a lot of experience in the field of design, art direction, photography, strategy and planning. In 1996 I choose to go freelance in order to expand my knowledge and gain more experience. I now freelance to a variety of clients and thoroughly enjoy the creativity of this exciting and ever-changing field.

The call to healing has always been strong though and I was pulled in the direction of Reflexology and Meridian Therapy. I studied further, completing my international diploma in 1999. I have a very successful practice today. I love the interaction with my clients, looking at nutrition, lifestyle and meridians while aiding them towards a healthier, happier life. Good health is one’s greatest wealth!

However animals and dolphins in particular, are my greatest love and passion! I was truly fortunate to be able to swim with wild dolphins for the first time in 1999. After that I was seriously hooked and returned yearly to swim with them, finding much healing, peace and inner solace from the experience of engaging with these incredible beings on their terms and in their natural environment. I needed to learn more, which resulted in me traveling to Bermuda and the Bahamas to work with them and study further. I now run holistic healing retreats to swim with wild dolphins in Mozambique. I thoroughly enjoy facilitating the meeting between dolphins and retreat participants. Everyone comes away with a special experience of their own and finds that they are changed in some way. Our retreats include swimming with wild dolphins (following a strict code of conduct) as well as holistic healing practices including meditations, energy work, educational talks and instruction in the Dolphin Breathing Technique pioneered by myself.

As a child I was always talking to animals and answering myself back by saying what I thought they would say if they could. The fascinating field of telepathic animal communication had interested me for many years, so in 2005 I completed a course with Wynter Worthsthorne.

I absolutely loved chatting with the animals and found I had a natural ability, the one I had been using from childhood, to talk to the animals. I started off doing communications for friends and family and built up to getting clients as people referred me on. Slowly my professional communication business was born and is something I still do to this day. It’s a talent and a gift I am so blessed to have.

In 2008 I still felt the pull to work more with animals so I decided to continue my studies in the field of animal training and Tellington TTouch. In 2009 I completed a COAPE course in dog behaviour and training. I followed this in 2010 by completing a puppy instructor course through Canine Culture, which was so enjoyable. Working with puppies and teaching new puppy owners how to work with their little fluffy bundles is such a joy! I continued my Tellington TTouch Practitioners course and completed it in 2012, qualifying as a Level 1 Practitioner.

I am now a Tellington TTouch Level 2 Practitioner and continue to strive towards further qualifications and experience. I have since worked with hundreds of dogs, cats and even a hamster to help address behavioural, illness, injury, fear and stress related problems with much success. It is this work that I really enjoy and find the most fulfilling.

In between this very varied and rather busy career, I have a relatively normal life shared with a very tolerant husband, a fox terrier cross rescue and four cats who live by the motto that while dogs have owners, cats have slaves. So, if you’d like to have a chat with me about your needs please feel free to give me a call or drop me an email or send me a WhatsApp. You are also most welcome to subscribe to my newsletter to get regular updates, course information and other interesting news. I look forward to meeting you!