ELBONEE LA'TRECE STEVENSON

Entrepreneur, Lead Singer

"Absolutely love this woman...she is the truth and the real deal. She's an amazing life force, coach and retreat leader. She really understands my business and has supported me in my growth at every turn. Michelle is awesomely beautiful inside and out!"

SVANTE MYRICK

Mayor, City of Ithaca

"Michelle is a truly gifted coach and amazing speaker. She helped me unlock my own potential, not by teaching me, not by giving me something that wasn't already inside myself, but having faith in me and showing me how to transform my life...I'm a product of her teachings."

RICHARD A. BITNER, CEO, Dallas

"As a classic 'Type A' executive, I've found working with Michelle absolutely transformative on every level. I've learned to meditate. I've discovered true balance. Michelle has been a remarkable coach, intuitive healer and steadfast confidant." 

MORGAN DANIELS

Global Traveler, San Diego CA

"Michelle, your reiki session and meditation transitioned me from a place of many blockages and great discomfort, to a place of energized vitality and overall wellness. I can't thank you enough for your gifts. I was able to continue on my path without discomfort and pain."

PRIYANKA HALLI, MD

Research Psychiatrist, Vancouver, BC

"You've changed my life forever. I missed your voice today in my morning meditation back at home, but was able to channel the way you made me feel that morning at our retreat. You have a way to connect people to the Divine and I hope you feel how special you are! 

PATRICK TYRANCE, JR., MD

Harvard University Medical School

"Thank you for your presence and the gifts you shared. Love always wins!"

JENNIFER SANTOS MADRIAGA

Spiritual Healer, Durham, NC

"You rock, Michelle Courtney Berry! I loved meditating this morning with you.Thank you for sharing your healing energy, beautiful soul. Big love to you and your nurturing spirit. I am enriched by your presence!"

CORNELL UNIVERSITY

From Cornell's Employee Newsletter

"Graced with a sense of humor, artistic sensibility and limitless talent, alumna Michelle Courtney Berry has been an area legislator, entrepreneur, journalist, teacher, consultant, performer and poet."

ROCIO (ROSE) GOMEZ

University of San Diego, California

"Michelle, you intuitively sensed my pain and discomfort and after a few moments, your reiki energy released me from the painful place I had been in. Thank you! "

DAPHNE CLARKE-HUDSON

CEO/Founder Marquee Global Coaching & Professional Development, New Milford, CT

"Michelle thank you for sharing from such an authentic place. I am super blessed to have you as my 'amiga' and so looking forward for the expansion of the relationship. You are a bright light, keep shining. I look forward to sharing your book with ot...

MARION FERRER

CEO and Founder, Sincredible Pastries

"Wonderful! Michelle spent additional time with me, was extremely insightful compassionate and supportive and I'm super excited to: Get er' done!"

JOAN SPIELHOLZ

Human Rights Activist and Former Member of Ithaca's Common Council

"Your poem to civil rights icon Dorothy Cotton and your recitation reached heights of emotion that moved everyone at the State Theatre to their feet. My heart jumped in my chest."

ANGELA NOBLE-GRANGE

Sr Lecturer/ Consultant, Cornell B-School

"After reading your post, I am reminded of your extraordinary talent with words. The other gift you have is your voice... like Maya Angelou, your words written on a page are beautiful, surpassed only by hearing them spoken by your voice."

JULIA OVERTON-HEALY

Director, Women's Leadership Center, Alfred U.

"We had Michelle Courtney Berry to Alfred University to speak about "Super Women," owning and cherishing your own life, dismantling expectations and finding joy. Our students LOVED her!"

ROB PANNELL

2013 Tewaaraton Award Recipient (#1 Male LAX Player in the US)- Professional Lacrosse Player

"Something in my game was off and I wasn't playing at the level I wanted to. I really enjoyed Michelle's reiki and coaching and had one of my best week of practices of the year with multiple people coming up to me and commenting on me looking really ...

LYNN MORROW

Photographer, Portland, Oregon

"I was extremely moved by your meditation. Thank you Michelle!"

PUJA DEEPANJALI SAPKOTA

The Global Fund, Geneva, Switzerland

"Michelle, incredible moments you beautifully put it into words. Thank you, for you are a gift!"

VIDETTE MACK VANDERWEIDE

CEO, I Am Soul Mama, Laguna Niguel, California

"Michelle! Your meditation was phenomenal and wanted to tell you that! Thank you SO much!!"

TEE MING OOI

CEO, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

"Thank you for the gift of your presence and your amazing meditation! Love to you!"

TEDX ITHACA COLLEGE

Team Organizers

"Thank you for being a part of the first ever TEDxIthaca College! Your passion, drive, and creativity were infectious and we were honored to have you as one of our wonderful speakers! We appreciated your commitment to the event and to us as organize...

CAL WALKER

Immediate Past Exec. Director of The Village

"Your one-woman show and play,"Labor" is the funniest play I have ever seen."

RICHARD A. BUCCI

Former Mayor, City of Binghamton

"As a member of my team, Michelle possessed solid communication skills and interacted very well with diverse constituencies. She had a positive attitude about her position and its responsibilities. Most importantly she enjoyed working with people. Sh...

SANDRA RUBIO

CEO/Imix Consulting, Bogota, Columbia

"Thank you Michelle, your meditation took me to amazing places of peace where water was flowing and children were playing."

SCOTT DOUGLAS ARTHUR WAGES

Sales Leader/ Biotech Major

"God, this lady is brilliant...Seldom do I see more cogent, humanist/trans-humanist, PRACTICAL philosophy espoused by a single individual, and ALWAYS in the name of love and greater understanding of ourselves, and our world. Kudos once again, Michelle.

MARY GEORGE OPPERMAN

Vice President of HR, Cornell University

"Michelle, thank you for your terrific presentation at our fall Human Resources Community meeting! You are very engaging and I know the group appreciated your humor and your great advice."

RICHARD GALLAGHER

Best-selling Author and CEO, Point of Contact Group

"Michelle is funny, genuine, accessible, and knows her stuff. She has a clear game plan to dramatically improve your life - in as little as seven days. Book Michelle and you'll be inspired, uplifted, and entertained!"

SONYA KROLIK, MD

Kaiser Permanente, Arlington, VA

"Michelle your meditation moved me and pulled me closer to my heart's intentions."

AWARD COMMITTEE

20 Outstanding Women You Should Know

"As a legislator, entrepreneur, journalist, teacher, consultant, performer, poet and friend, Michelle is the epitome of strength, service, and grace. She has the courage to articulate and fight for difficult issues until they're resolved, the ability...

JB OWEN

CEO, Be Your Quintessence Now,  Kelowna, British Columbia

"Your words were so beautiful and touching. I loved everything you said and completely agree as if said from my own heart. Thank you for your blessed spirit."

SUZANA JELOVECKI

Owner, Root and Branches, Acupuncture

"Michelle, I wanted to thank you for the heartfelt Monday evening- it means a lot to me. I came guided by the impulse, like a wind, not much thinking...I hadn't even checked your credentials, didn't go through the description of topics: came actually...

CATHERINE BURROUGHS

Professor of English, Wells College

"Your reading/performance on Monday night was outstanding. The images and gestures that you created with your words, voice and body will be with me for a long time. I was so moved by your daring, your brilliance and by your passionate humanity. What ...