Lisa Meléndez, RYT-500
Lisa began practicing yoga to manage asthma, and after experiencing its many benefits she deepened her studies becoming a RYT-500 with the Healing Yoga Foundation. Committed to sharing yoga’s diverse tools widely, she also completed specialized training with HYF to support those with a cancer diagnosis. Additionally, she trained with Asanas for Autism and Special Needs and is certified to teach yoga and mindfulness to children and teens with an emphasis on inclusion and accessibility. She continues to study yoga and Vedic chanting in the tradition of Krishnamacharya with Danielle Tarantola, and holds an honorary 500-hour certification with the Yoga Foundation for assisting in teacher training. Lisa has taught with Mindful Turtle since 2012.