Melissa Scott is a yoga teacher, counselor, life coach, writer, and presenter, on a mission to help others live their most authentic life possible. Her Core Vinyasa classes develop deep core strength and focus on moving from center, both on and off the mat. She combines her knowledge of Western psychology and Eastern philosophy for classes that are creative, challenging, and deeply centering.

A passionate yoga student for nearly a decade, with a background in dance and martial arts, Melissa uses her knowledge of the mind-body connection, energy dynamics, and deep core anatomy to move past fears to a deeper, more empowered place. In addition to teaching yoga and working with individual clients, she presents regularly on stress management, mind-body psychology, and sacred activism.

Melissa has been featured on Veria Network’s “Rock Your Yoga with Sadie Nardini.” She serves as an ambassador for Off the Mat, Into the World and a co-facilitator of Yoga in Action Birmingham. She writes and blogs at and at her website,