Michael LaFemina, MS Ed, MS, E-RYT is the founder of Meditation for Families and Meditate New Paltz. Michael specializes in teaching meditation to adults and children, and he has taught yoga and meditation at Columbia University Medical Center, Hofstra University Honors College, Manhattan Youth After School Programs, Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City.
A New York native who has dedicated his life to self cultivation and spiritual practice, Michael spent two years living in ashrams (yoga monasteries) practicing full-time volunteer service and living the yogic life. He is a licensed acupuncturist, focusing on holistic body-mind healing through a hands-on and minimalist approach in his clinics in New Paltz and New York City (Golden Light Acupuncture). Michael also holds a Masters degree in Education.