Melanie is a native of Pittsburgh. She is a recent graduate of La Roche College where she earned a BA Degree in Performing Arts, graduating top 16 of her class. Melanie found yoga through dance. Yoga became an important part of her life and she wanted to give the gift of yoga to others. Melanie received her certification in 2010. She is currently attending Nursing school, fulfilling a personal passion. Melanie is excited and looking forward to bringing her compassion, love, and mindfulness to Stray Dog! She hopes to deepen her practice through the practice of others.