Michele Marie Gervais
Michele Marie Gervais graduated from the Faculty St. Jean University of Alberta in 1986 with a B.A. and 1987 with a B. Ed. Both bilingual degrees with a music specialization, lead her to begin her professional career teaching music, art, dance and drama in the school system from 1987 through 1990 and 1995 to 1996.
As a classically trained pianist, she continued to teach private music, theory and composition lessons from 1988 to 2008 and during that time became an examiner for theoretical studies for Conservatory Canada (National official examinations for music students in Canada).
As an accomplished musician, Gervais actively volunteered in the Alberta music community by:
- serving on the board of directors for Strings and Keys (music camp in Southern Alberta for students of string instruments and piano);
- representing the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association, serving not only as member at large, but as chairperson for Contemporary Showcase (Festival of Canadian Composers as well as student composers), Vice President and President;
- serving on the board of the Alberta Piano Teachers Association – Edmonton Representative; and
- founding the St. Albert Music Teacher’s Association in 1996.
As a self-taught student of esoteric wisdom since 1984, Michele Marie formally began holistic studies with Inge Knot in 2004, and has continued to learn and grow with participation in numerous workshops.
A gifted teacher, she facilitated workshops on meditation and intentional creativity, in addition to guest speaker engagements and actively teaching vibrational healing and Colourtouch since 2009. Michele Marie created an essential oil product line of sprays, soaps, lotions, bath salts and candles to deepen the healing experience.
After receiving a Master Practitioner certification in Sound Healing through Kairos Institute in New Mexico, USA in 2010, she was awarded Master Teacher Certification shortly after. As a Master Practitioner and Master Teacher, she taught the Acutonics system of Sound healing until 2012.
In 2013, Gervais created a healing modality called Soundtouch Therapy and is presently developing curriculum for those wishing to learn more about incorporating Soundtouch into their healing practices as well as for those who are interested in learning about how music can be used for self-healing.
Michele Marie Gervais authored Spiritual Portaits of the Energy Release Points: A Compendium of Acupuncture Point Messages Found Within the 12 Meridians and 8 Extraordinary Vessels, released in 2016 and is available on Amazon.ca.