Melinda, co-founder of Willamette Valley Power Yoga, is a E-RYT 500 Hour Certified Baptiste Yoga Educator who is passionate about sharing the practice of yoga as a lifestyle beyond the walls of a studio. She is committed to supporting others through building community and causing each and every student to discover their own greatness.
As a teacher, she believes it is important that classes be challenging yet accessible for all levels. Her students are empowered both physically and mentally by stretching the boundaries of their current comfort zone and opening up access points to create possibilities in their practice and their life.
When not at home in Portland, Oregon spending time with family, friends and teaching at WVPY and PDX Power Yoga, Melinda travels the world sharing yoga, leading trainings and retreats. She is an explorer of the great outdoors, a café connoisseur, and is inspired by life, art and a good glass of bubbles.