Melissa began practicing yoga over a decade ago. Yoga’s ability to heal became abundantly clear to Melissa after years of living with the painful effects of multiple sports related injuries. She found yoga to be the only therapy to give her true physical and mental relief. It became obvious her path was to share this message with the world. She became a Bikram Yoga teacher in 2009. Since her Bikram training she has continued her education, getting certified in Restorative Yoga, Synergy Partner Yoga, Youth Yoga and Pre/Postnatal Yoga. Off the Mat Melissa strives to blend yoga principals into all aspects of her life. Currently she teaches regularly at The Hot Room Yoga & Wellness Center and Montessori of Franklin