Melissa enrolled in her first Yoga class in 1993, and has been a devoted student of Yoga ever since. She completed her first Yoga teacher training and began teaching in 1997. She went on to complete over six teacher trainings with celebrated teachers from around the world. She has created, facilitated and directed workshops, retreats, specialized programs, wellness and Yoga centers, teacher trainings, and has maintained regular weekly classes for 22 years. Her love of Yoga led her to become an Ayurvedic practitioner, licensed massage therapist, and licensed psychotherapist. All of these modalities help her support others in unifying the mind, body, and spirit to a richer place of wholeheartedness.