Melissa began practicing yoga while she was in college and was immediately hooked and decided to get her teaching certificate. She moved to the Madison area for a job and started teaching at Harbor in 2008 and also teaches TRX and prenatal classes. She found out her real passion was understanding the physical body and decided to get her Doctorate of Physical Therapy, graduating from UW Madison in 2012. She works full time as PT at UW Health Sports Medicine Clinic.
Her yoga classes are primarily flow based and vary to be tailored to the group requests. She enjoys Harbor because it is such a positive atmosphere and all the members are happy to be present. She also enjoys that there are lot of individuals who come every week so she can really get to know (but enjoys meeting new faces too).
During her free time, Melissa enjoys spending ti