Michele Bundy, MA, AE
Founder & Director

A 2001 graduate of Kennebunk High School and a 2005 graduate of UNE, Michele Bundy is a Licensed Esthetician with more than a decade of experience in the natural beauty industry, a Master of Arts in Holistic Counseling, and certifications in several health & healing modalities. 

Michele’s personal and professional dedication to sustainability and wellness, along with her holistic approach to skincare, have come together to create The Fifth Om: a place for conscious beauty.  Her vision for The Fifth Om is for truly natural beauty products and traditional skincare to harmonize with innovative skincare technology, providing beautiful, healthy and effective treatments for her clients.

After graduating UNE with a BA in Psychology, Michele moved to Newport, RI to obtain her Master’s degree in Holistic Counseling at Salve Regina University.  While studying, she began working at Farmaesthetics, a pioneering brand in the natural skincare industry. Along the way she picked up certifications in Advanced Esthetics, Laser Hair Reduction, Chemical Peels, Venus Freeze Body Contouring, Reiki, and Integrated Energy Therapy. She has provided trainings in natural skincare to some of the country’s top spas. In her commitment to continual learning, she regularly attends seminars and events that enhance and balance her knowledge base.

In addition to her education and professional certifications, Michele has completed an apprenticeship in herbalism, as well as workshops in herbal skincare, natural beauty, the Hakomi Method of Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psychotherapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.


Rochelle Trudo, LMT, RYT-200
Massage Therapist and Bodyworker

Rochelle Trudo is a licensed Massage Therapist since 2001 and Registered yoga instructor since 2012. She graduated from Boulder College of Massage Therapy and has practiced in Colorado, Missouri, California, Texas and Maine. The collective knowledge about the human body is always evolving so she commits to learning innovative new bodywork techniques to best serve her clientele.

Rochelle's goal is to help you discover your unique path of healing and recovery. Integrated body work sessions are individualized to fit your current needs using deep tissue, trigger point therapy, breath awareness and movement creating a well rounded relaxing and nourishing experience.

"I am grateful to be doing this work that I love. I feel passionate about wellness and the journey we are all on in these human bodies. Looking forward to working with you, soon."


Kylie DeFeo
Design + Social Media

more about Ky coming soon…


Maddie Demmons
Front Desk

more about Maddie coming soon…

terrain at Styers - Glen Mills, PA
Farmaesthetics weekend wellness


omega institute - Rhinebeck, NY
Weekend workshop: sustainable beauty from the farm with brenda brock & farmaesthetics


mini Facials at Farmaesthetics skincare & treatment boutique, newport, RI