Melissa has been teaching women yoga since 2020 and is a Mother to 3 children. Having started yoga in her 20’s in San Francisco, Melissa’s yoga journey has been fairly colourful. She is a fully trained Bikram, Hatha, 500hr yoga, Yin, Pre & Postnatal Yoga teacher, Kids yoga teacher, Pilates teacher. On her quest to continuously support women and her passion to educate women and their partners on the benefits of preparing for birth, Melissa has become a qualified Hypnobirthing Instructor, a Fertility Yoga Teacher with Sue Dumais, a Yoga to Support The Pelvic Floor teacher with Leslie Howard, a Well Woman/Womb Yoga teacher with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, a qualified Infant Massage Instructor with the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM), a Cuidiú Breastfeeding Counsellor, has taken part in a number of DONA Birth and Postnatal Doula Training courses, one of which was with the world famous birth advocate Michele Odent as well as running her own birth preparation workshops.
Melissa’s passion for women’s health is obvious regardless of what style of yoga she is teaching due to her nurturing approach and being able to respond to the needs of women’s health issues. Whether in or out of the yoga room and knowing well how challenging life can be, Melissa loves to empower and support women from all walks of life.
Melissa’s knowledge, experience, gifted way of running and creating this training and dedication to maintaining the excellent standard of manuals given means everyone will be ready to teach from the moment they finish this course.