Meet Michelle

Hello! My name is Michelle Payne, founder of Yoga Koncepts. I am a yoga teacher and a yogi and consider myself a student too, because after all, learning is life-long!

A bit about me… I grew up in Etobicoke with summers in Orangeville. I lived my adult life in Mississauga, and that is where I discovered yoga in 2012 at the Power Yoga Canada studio. I firmly believe that what you need most in life will present itself to you, and that is what yoga did for me. I really connected to yoga. After moving to Alliston in 2017, I settled in at the studio in town. Happy to be back on my mat, and after a few months, I realized that leading others in yoga was a serious interest for me. I knew I could do it, so I signed up for yoga teacher training and completed my 200 hour YTT at the studio. In 2020, I completed my 300 hour YTT thru GoYoga.  So now I am a CYA 500 hour YTT certified teacher!! I also completed the Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher Course. Baptiste yoga is to awaken and empower all human beings to live life fully and in potential—to discover one’s full potential.

While teaching at the studio in town, I was inspired by the owner to share my passion for teaching, to embrace this opportunity to grow and to help you discover your potential. And that is how Yoga Koncepts came to be!  I am truly honoured each day to lead class and share yoga with everyone who comes thru my door. I hope to see you on your mat, where we will breathe, flow and laugh… a lot!!



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Mission & Purpose

Everyone has their own concept of what yoga is and what it means to them.

My mission is… to create a space that whoever comes to it, can explore their own idea of yoga, have fun and feel welcomed. I want to create a happy community for anyone who wants to practice yoga and share in humour and laughter too.


I am personally committed to making your Yoga experience with me easy and fun.

All the classes are designed to produce a brand new experience of yoga for you every time you step on your mat.

Build energy and find your inner power through the intimate connection of breath & movement. This all levels* flow offers the opportunity to utilize …

Restorative Yoga is as the name suggests… rest and restore. Go ahead – put your feet up and get comfortable! A series of supported restorative …

A slower paced Warm Power Yoga class where you will hold poses for longer periods of time, allowing deep release of tension and stress. An all …

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