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About Melissa

Melissa Russell, C-IAYT

Foundations Program Teaching Assistant

Melissa is the founder of Evolve Yoga Therapy. A longtime practitioner of yoga, she enrolled in the Breathing Deeply Yoga Therapy Program in 2020, graduating from the Advanced Program that earned her C-IAYT in 2023. Melissa offers yoga therapy in private practice in addition to her work in an eating disorder center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.


Melissa loves her new role as Teaching Assistant supporting students on their path to becoming yoga therapists. To know more about Melissa’s yoga therapy story, click here.

Next Class Starts on April 16

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