Melissa has dedicated her life to the health of others- specifically holistic self-care and healing. Informed by over 7 years as a student of classical Yoga and Ayurveda, Melissa is deeply passionate about spreading love and light through her life calling as a Healer.
She holds a license to practice Massage Therapy through the Ohio State Medical Board, specializing in Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Relaxation, and Hot Stone Massages.
She holds multiple Yoga Trainings and Certificates teaching primarily Hatha Yoga influenced by the Para Yoga tradition and the lineage of Sri Vidya. She teaches weekly Hatha Yoga classes, workshops and study programs, Yoga Teacher Trainings, and teaches Yoga therapeutically with students one-on-one to help them heal from injuries, health problems, or work with limitations. She specializes in surgery recovery, scoliosis, back injuries, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and digestive issues.
Melissa holds a Certificate through the Himalayan Institute and NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Board) as an Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, specializing in the synergy of Yogic and Ayurvedic Sciences. She offers consultations helping people heal and balance, using diet, lifestyle changes, herbs, and more.
In 2012, she stopped managing a full time yoga studio (Sri Yoga Center) in order to more deeply pursue her life calling, and currently devotes her time to striving to live more in harmony with the world around her, helping others to do the same.