"It is equally practical as it is spiritual. It is inspiring and awakening. It is a healing piece of writing that betters the self and collective all in one."
Yoga With Shawna
For ten years Melanie was imprisoned by weight, dieting and low self worth. After hitting bottom while suffering with clinical bulimia, Melanie knew her happiness, health and well being depended on finding and addressing root of her battle with her body. After another decade of healing work she felt called to share her successful method with others.
Just as Melanie finally ended the war with weight and food another powerful challenge was set in front of her: stage IV cancer. She knew now was the time to bring her message to the public: life is short, too short to fight yourself. As an author and coach her mission is to help people everywhere to end the war with their bodies.
Melanie holds certifications as a nutritionist, personal trainer, yoga instructor and meditation teacher as well as an MA in Mathematics. She an ovarian cancer survivor. She lives with her husband and son in Oahu, Hawaii where she teaches yoga and surfs waves big enough to scare her.