Holly Mischell Miele
Founder, Master Instructor, Author, Licensed Bodyworker and Myofascial Release Therapist, Performance Artist
A licensed Massage Therapist and graduate of the Sedona School of Massage. Holly offers a potent combination of hands on bodywork methods and movement designed to make lasting change in the body. She specializes in myofascial release, therapeutic bodywork, connective tissue, energy work, healing and movement therapy including aspects of yoga, dance, sensual movement, primal movement and awareness.
Holly’s extensive background in movement, beginning at age 4, study of the body, innate intuition and hands on work bring together a powerful opportunity to heal and empower yourself. No two sessions are the same as no two people are the same. Holly’s assessments will address the entire person, not a singular condition. Resulting in very personal treatment designed to address your specific areas of dis-ease. Holly believes the most powerful change comes from a combination of movement and bodywork. She believes we are all healers of our own bodies and strives to empower others to heal themselves.
Holly designs each treatment in response to your unique individual physical, mental and emotional needs, listening deeply to your body’s innate wisdom while guiding you toward your natural state of vivacious health and well-being.
Through her nurturing touch, empathic support and intuitive artistry, she helps you heal your bodily restrictions and physical pain, reduce stress, anxiety, depression, emotional traumas, fears and phobias, so you can experience a sense of flowing energy and balance through a body-mind-heart connection.
As a creative writing major, Holly began using her writing skills as a way to reach her clients on a deeper more personal level. She delved deeply into the psychology and healing aspects of pole and aerial arts and infused her intuitive natural healing power into her classes and privates sessions. In 2019, Holly went to Sedona, Arizona to study with healers of all kind including MFR with John Barnes. She believes in empowering others to heal themselves. She is a guide to teachers and clients. A blogger, a feminine empowerment leader and a nurturing friend to her clients, she continues to develop her skills on a deeper level to help her clients and teacher trainees on their journeys to self discovery.
Holly’s movement journey began when she started ballet, dance and acrobatics classes at age 4. She began teaching at her dance studio at age 12 and went on to receive a minor degree in dance from the University of Arizona. She has been teaching spinning and other group fitness classes since college. A self taught pole dancer since 2006, Holly was hooked from day one. Holly is a certified master pole dance, aerial yoga and aerial hoop lyra instructor and ambassador to the Pole Fitness Association (PFA). She founded Anima Flow in 2006 in the Aspen valley, Colorado which offers exclusive private and semi-private instruction in pole dance, aerial Yoga, aerial silk, lyra, personal training, strength and flexibility, dance and her signature floor flow class, Anima Flow. In 2014 she launched instructor certification programs for pole dance, aerial yoga, aerial hoop lyra, flexibility, Pilates and suspension fitness.
Holly is a performance artist. Pulling from her emotional core, she incorporates dance and movement to share a story and incite emotion in her audience. Holly took her skills in dance and performance a step further in 2008 when she created and founded Atmosphere Entertainment (now Anima Flow Entertainment), a mixed dance, nouveau cirque style performance group, event planning company and talent agency. She is the Founder, event visionary, choreographer, artistic director and lead pole dancer of the group which incorporates acts including, but not limited to: live bands mixed with aerial arts, pole dance, group dance, belly dance, contortion, juggling, acro, trapeze, fire & sword dance. It is edgy, awe inspiring, unique acts put together with themes and costuming and a live band to create an exciting, sexy show.” Anima Flow Entertainment creates custom events from the ground up and entertainment creation creating a custom atmosphere at your event through dance, mixed media and performance art.