Melissa was born in Southern California and is a E-200 Hour YACEP (2018) and 500 Hour (September 2019) Registered Yoga Teacher. She is trained in Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Alignment, Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Aerial Yoga and Reiki Healing with over 100 hours of continuing education in Ayurveda, Chinese Philosophy and meditation.
Melissa is a firm believer in taking your yoga off the mat and into your everyday life. She believes in the transformational power of yoga and enjoys sharing principals of positive thinking and self love with her students. She encourages her students to approach their yoga practice free from judgement and comparison, allowing students to cultivate self-awareness while creating a space that’s comfortable for all levels.
“Hold yourself to a standard of grace, not perfection.”