Originally from Sussex, Melanie has spent 20 years living and working in London. With over 15 years experience in the wellness and spa industry, she has just recently relocated to Didsbury, Manchester.
A dedication to yoga and its lifestyle led Melanie to train in 2014 with Vidya Heistel from Frog Lotus yoga in Spain as a Vinyasa Flow instructor alongside her holistic therapy career. In furthering her development since then she has completed trainings in Yin yoga with Sebastian Pucelle and Muriel Burellier - With Yin Yoga, assistants of Paul Grilley, the creator of Yin yoga; Rise & Shine Yoga Ibiza with Kata van Doesselaar; Menopause yoga with The British Wheel of Yoga; Children’s yoga with YogaBeez London.
Mel has gained years of experience teaching abroad at retreat centres and is now one of the lead teachers of Ananda Yoga Retreats Ibiza.
Mel’s classes bring a lot of compassion, care and an understanding of the poses with different variations that she carefully and skilfully puts together in her creative sequencing. No class with Mel is the same, she themes all her classes and loves sharing the knowledge she has.