Originally from Baltimore, MD, Melissa started her yoga journey nearly 20 years ago in NYC after graduating with BA in dance and performing professionally in Europe and the states. She has two 200 hour certifications from CorePower Yoga in Los Angeles and became E-RYT200 within her first year and a half of teaching. She will complete her 300 hour certification by 2023 and is excited to hold the title of E-RYT500. Melissa’s classes borrow from her dance background and focus deeply on safe anatomical alignment and the connection of breath with movement. Her detailed and specific cues are always tailored directly to the bodies in the room. Melissa loves nothing more than to be a part of those lightbulb moments when she gets to see her students grow their practice first hand.