Melissa-s-bio-picMelissa received her masters degree in School Counseling from St. John's University in 2005. She found her yoga practice helped her counsel students. She decided to pursue her yoga certification by completing her 200 hour teacher training in 2010 with Laurie Ahlemann of Long Island Yoga School. She is registered with Yoga Alliance as a RYT-200. In addition, Melissa is currently working toward her 500 hour certification through Long Island Yoga School.
Melissa also has her personal trainer and group exercise instructor certifications with Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Yoga has become a true passion to Melissa. She enjoys teaching adults as well as children. She teaches her yoga classes where her students are encouraged to understand their body and how it works in a safe and effective manner.