Melissa Andersen

Melissa Andersen is the founder of Passport to the Heart, and holds yoga retreats and events worldwide. She is a passionate American yoga instructor and motivational coach with over 11 years of experience.

She completed her yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India for traditional Hatha Yoga with an accredited Yoga Alliance school. Since completing her yoga teacher training, she has traveled all corners of the world teaching, practicing and gaining knowledge. During this journey, Melissa uncovered her gift of helping others discover their inner path. Melissa’s global retreats contain a diverse array of yoga including Hatha yoga, vinyasa flow, yin yoga and more, with breath exercises and guided meditation.

She is also a licensed NLP (Neuro-Linguistics-Programming) practitioner and motivational mental coach. Melissa's retreats have a strategic combination of yoga, meditation and coaching to create mental balance, harmony and happiness. She has managed retreats in Croatia, Spain, Wales, Bulgaria, Florida, Norway and BALI.

Articles by Melissa Andersen:

Turn Your Vinyasa Flow Into a Moving Meditation
“Inhale from tadasana as you lift your arms and rise, looking up. Exhale, lowering into a forward fold, releasing your arms to your shin or to the floor. Inhale rise and half way lift, flattening the back and looking up. Exhale as you lower into chaturanga dandasana, firmly planting both hands onto the floor, making sure your...