Qualifications and Training 

Breath of The Heart

Pranayama 100 Hrs , 2021

Insight Yoga L2

Sarah Powers 30hrs, 2019

The Power of Awareness

Jack Kornfield And Tara Brach, 2018

Restorative Yoga

Lizzie Lasater 30hrs, 2018

Yin Yang Flow, Yoga Nidra & Shoulder Anatomy

Jo Phee 65hrs, 2017

Insight Yoga L1

Sarah Powers 60 Hrs, 2016

Yoga Synergy

Applied Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga 120 Hrs, 2016

Yoga For Children

Edna Reinhart , 2014

Yin Yoga Level 1 & 2

Jen Crescenzo 24 Hrs, 2014

Maranta Sound Academy

Peter Hess Sound Massage , 2013

Baby Bliss Yoga

Post-Natal Yoga , 2013

Byron Yoga Centre

Purna Yoga L1 200hrs, 2012


Chair Yoga - Yoga

Nicky Knoff, 2012

Rainbow Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga , 2011

Australian Yoga Academy

Certificate in Ayurveda, 2011

2003 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Anthropology

The Australian National University – Canberra, ACT, Australia

Thesis Title (desktop research): Is Customary Marine Tenure a Solution to ConservationConcerns in the Pacific?

2002 Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) / Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology) James Cook University – Townsville, QLD, Australia

Melissa has over 10 years experience sharing yoga and has studied with teachers from different lineages and in different styles of yoga. Her passion for the natural world and interest in our human experience inspires her practice. She intends to share her yoga practice wholeheartedly and with great respect for the history and roots of yoga whilst highlighting its relevance and usefulness for today.