I see MAGIC in you. Let's light it up!

New Online Course Starts Monday, March 4!

THRIVE ZONE is a group coaching course designed to massively upgrade your biological and psychological resilience.


Superpower Sessions


You have natural superpowers. I can help you turn them on.

Schedule a one-on-one Superpower Coaching Session to activate your innate healing abilities + receive support and inspiration for whatever you are facing.

Energy Healing


My Energy Healing sessions draw upon Reiki, meditation, visualization and the magic of intuition.

The benefits that energy healing offers are the same benefits as removing the effects of stress from your body and life. AWESOME, right?

Empowered Healing Coaching


Gain Tools + Support For Your Healing Journey


Learn to Meditate

Want to learn to meditate but feel intimidated? I got you.

My online meditation course contains video, audio, instruction and inspiration delivered right to your inbox. No more excuses, just the support and motivation you need.

Things I love

Check out the people, places, words and things that support me in living a purpose-driven life.

Hi! I'm Melissa.

I am a metaphor-mixing, perspective-shifting, recovering-type-A-perfectionist-turned-yogi — ON A MISSION.

What I Do

I am part nurse, part yoga teacher and full firecracker. I combine my backgrounds in science and spirit to empower people to live healthy and joyful lives they love.

From the FORDEitude Blog

O N ➢ A G A I N

  I’m not gonna lie, I’m sort of a fan of on-again-off-again relationships. I just love first kisses so much and getting to have multiple first kisses with the same person is extra sweet and magical in my experience. It is fresh and exciting but also comfortable and...

Altar Ego: Personality for Your Sacred Space!

I am so excited to announce the launch of my first product line, Altar Ego, which features sustainably made and beautifully designed altar candles! . I was inspired by my own experience of healing through grief to create tools to help people access the healing power...

A B O U T ➢ T H O S E ➢ N E W ➢ Y E A R ➢ V I B E S

This year I was not in my typical New Year’s mood. I did not do any reviewing or intention setting. I was sick with a high fever, searing pain and disgustingly swollen tonsils on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 😑 — but also, I was content to practice accepting...

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What People Are Saying

“Melissa is serious and fun at the same time.  I’ve had other yoga teachers remind the class to lighten up and smile, but no one needs to be reminded with Melissa!” Phoebe G.

“Melissa’s way of teaching forces me to forget about all the stress in my life. She calms me down and strengthens and stretches me all at the same time. She is my weekly therapy.” Dani C.

“After having practiced yoga for years, it is thanks to Melissa that I have finally learned how to be in the moment.” Emy V.

“Melissa’s gentle nature and her sincere love and enthusiasm for meditation and yoga make her a wonderful and amazing teacher.  Attending her classes leave me feeling grounded and grateful.” Susanne D.

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