Mel discovered yoga in her teens. After health problems affected her parents that she felt could have been prevented by being more aware and connected to their bodies, she felt compelled to stay connected with her mind, body and spirit and guide others to do so.
With 17 years of yoga teaching under her wing, Mel is a certified Senior Yoga teacher registered with Yoga Alliance. She trained in Hatha Yoga Foundations/Advanced 2006/2009, Bikram 2011, Forrest Yoga Foundations/Advanced 2013/2014, Fierce Grace 2014, Sound Healing & Pole Fitness 2018, Shakti Dance 2019, Transformational Breath-work & Yin 2022. She's also trained in injury modification.
She offers women’s circles, cacao ceremonies, sound healing with shakti dance & somatic moment. She is an animal cruelty activist and enjoys spending time with her French bulldog, cat and bearded dragon.
In class, you'll find a sense of freedom and spiritual connection as Mel encourages you to go to your edge with care & compassion. Prepare to get deep, work hard and have fun.
Your favourite FG class and why: Fly because we get to play! I love seeing people experiment and trust in the fact they don’t have to be able to do arm balances to attend this class. The only way to learn is to fall, get back up and try again.
Your teaching style in 3 words: Attentive, Compassionate, Uplifting.
Further Qualifications: Hatha Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Forrest Yoga, Shakti Dance, Pole Fitness
Practice with Mel in studio or on FGTV.