Melissa has been studying Hatha yoga since 2001 and teaching since 2006. She is a graduate of the Vinyasa Krama Asana, Pranayama and Meditation Loyola Marymount University sequence and has studied regularly with Srivatsa Ramaswami. Melissa was certified with mini yogis in 2008. Melissa brings a playful and grounded awareness by using seasonal verses and core stabilization. Melissa loves teaching for mini yogis.
yoga is a gift
It is an uplifting, noncompetitive, mind-expanding, and fun way for children to build strength, spirit, and self-esteem.
mastering the ancient art of being a kid!
"I was shocked yesterday that both of my boys (one who is ADHD and can't sit still for a second!) sat perfectly still during opening meditation and Savasana. It was quite amazing. I also really loved that [Shana] had the kids tell the class WHO made them special and WHAT makes them special."
- cara ramelow & her sons, ages 5 & 8