Belgian, born in Republique Democratique du Congo, she completed her matric in Brussels, Belgium and graduated in Physiotherapy in 1959.
Her qualifications include a Psychomotor Education Course. She specialized in ante and post-natal education.
In 1975 she moved to Burundi where she worked as a Psychomotor and Physical Educator in the Belgian and French Schools in Bujumbura for 20 years.During this time she also ran a private Physiotherapy practice.
In 1990 she started working in the SOS Children Village, where she trained teachers in Psychomotor Education. She successfully initiated a psychomotor workshop for toddlers and parents. In 1996 she came to South Africa where she has co-initiated the Psychomotor Education Programme in various schools as well as Teacher Training and has established Toddler Workshops, in the Pietermaritzburg and Durban area.
Since 1975 Michele has had updates with psychomotor seminars in Belgium, France and Italy.
In 2011, sponsored by World Vision, and with the help of her colleague Mary Lou Kemp, she has introduced the psychomotor program in the creches and pre-primary schools of the Umvoti area.
In 2013, she has been accredited as trainer in PPA (Psychomota Practice Aucouturier) by the "International Aucouturier School" (E.I.A).