Michelle Barge | speaker & yoga retreat leader


Speaking Platform / Topics

  • Health and Wellness
  • Brand Strategy,
  • Small Business Development
  • Volun-tourism
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Socially Responsible Travel
  • Mindfulness
  • Corporate Retreats
  • Travel with Impact and Purpose 


Mcihelle Barge has a flexible fee structure that varies dependent upon corporate, conference and non-profit client. Any bookings must include speaker fee/honorarium, air/ground travel, meals. 

Home airport: New York

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Michelle Barge, Global Lifestyle and Wellness Expert, is a communications and brand strategist having spent 20 years in agencies and on the client side in marketing and communication strategy. Her area of expertise and focus is in hotel, travel related, wellness and luxury lifestyle brands. She combines years of partnership marketing, communications and business development to invigorate brands, create and tell the story and position the brand in an impactful, long lasting way.

Michelle is also a 500 hour level master yoga instructor completing her teacher training in 2005 having practiced yoga since 1996. 

She teaches in some of the top studios in NYC and LA studios, corporate environments and staff retreats, and in the NYC public school system. Michelle has certifications in Core Strength Vinyasa, Corporate Yoga and Karma Kids. She is certified through the Yoga Alliance of America. She is also a certified Meditation and Mindfulness instructor.  She also teaches in the New York City Public School system and is Board  President of Concrete Safari - a Harlem-based, non-profit organization  dedicated to bringing the joy of fitness and the great outdoors to inner  city youths.  She is also the Eco-Living expert at beYOU.tv. 

While advising conscious companies on their communications strategies she also leads global yoga, wellness and adventure retreats. She has led retreats in Jamaica, Costa Rica, Mexico, Italy and Panama as well as the Standard Hotel Miami. Currently she is leading yoga and surf retreats out of Panama with Santa Catalina Retreats. 

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