J u d i t S c h n e i d e r
Brandon Yoga Center Founder
Senior Certified Vinyasa teacher
Senior Certified Bikram Yoga teacher
Certified Inferno Pilates Teacher
Pilates mat trainer
Certified Thyroid Yoga® instructor
Health Coach certified by Health Coach Institute
Autoimmune Protocol certified coach
Currently working on becoming a certified Natural Health Coach by Global Healing Institute
She loves being in Nature. She loves being surrounded by animals and kind, happy people.
Melanie has been practicing various forms of yoga for over 20 years.
While living on the Hawaiian island of Maui, she felt called to study the ancient wisdom of yoga philosophy and become a teacher.
Melanie offers her students a mindful class that encourages the connection of breath, movement and alignment.
Each class weaves in the fundamental principles of the yoga path, leaving her students feeling balanced, mind, body, and spirit.
Melanie is also a reiki master and has volunteered as an energy worker at various centers to assist patients through their healing process.
She is registered with the Yoga Alliance as a RYT-200 teacher and has gone on to receive additional certifications in Restorative Yoga from Judith Hanson Lasater and Arhanta Academy.
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For me, working as an instructor isn’t just a job, rather, I look at it as a natural outpouring of who I am as a person and what I love to do. It is a way to share my deep love of tai chi and my joy of movement with others in a profound way. There was a time in my life where I had to step outside of traditional methods of learning and practicing tai chi in order to find a creative solution using this ancient art form, alongside other healing modalities, to heal an injury. Initially I struggled with how to make this happen, but by believing in myself and exploring the use of my own creativity and natural curiosity, I was able to find healing. This acceptance allowed me to slowly foster a deep understanding of how powerful tai chi truly is. In my practice, I draw upon the wisdom of my teachers, as well as lessons learned from my own journey. Watching the effects of this practice slowly infuse calm and peace into the lives of others is extremely rewarding.
When I think about tai chi in terms of my own life and for those individuals that I work with, I do not just see it as a practice, separate from life, instead, I view it as an integral part of a healthy lifestyle – well balanced, adaptable, fluid approach to living. I bring to my instruction an empathic, intuitive and supportive source of encouragement together with you on your own personal journey. Over the years, I’ve explored a variety of different movement arts in addition to practicing traditional tai chi. I have the ability to take others along a path of discovery while creating an environment that brings out the best in each of us.