Michelle Emanuel

Michelle Emanuel has more than 18 years of experience as a neonatal/pediatric occupational therapist, including neonatal intensive care, pediatric critical care, outpatient, and private practice, with a specialty in using soft tissue manual therapy assessment and treatment. Michelle’s work focuses on newborn and infant development and the relationship between the autonomic nervous system regulation and resiliency, utilizing her background in pre- and perinatal psychology, infant sensory processing, baby massage, infant bodywork therapy, and other forms of bodywork. She is licensed and registered as an occupational therapist, a national board-certified reflexologist, and 200-hour yoga teacher. In addition to developing the TummyTime!™ method and BabyYoga curriculum, Michelle teaches parents and professionals the essentials of baby development and care.