Michele Hebert is a wellness educator, raja yoga and meditation teacher, natural nutritionist and author. She implemented the first meditation-based stress management program at the renowned Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA teaching mind-body wellness techniques to enhance the immune system. As the media representative in the area of mind-body integration for the American Council on Exercise 1996-98, she was one of the first to promote the integration of mind, body and spirit within the mainstream fitness industry.
Currently, Michele teaches Introduction to Meditation at UC San Diego and is the co-founder of the Raja Yoga Institute providing transformational wellness trainings for businesses and individuals. With her husband, Dr. Mehrad Nazari, she leads retreats and yoga teacher trainings internationally.
Michele blends her background in wellness, yoga, meditation and nutrition to guide others in achieving higher levels of health and spiritual awareness and her work has been a transformative factor in the lives of thousands through her work with spas, corporations, hospitals and academia.
Her new book, The Tenth Door: An Adventure Through the Jungles of Enlightenment has won five national awards and the San Diego Book Award. In it, Michele challenges the reader to step through their own inner door to fearlessness and freedom.