Melanie Foust, BA, LMP, RYT has over ten years of experience teaching yoga, meditation and twelve years of experience as a massage therapist. She holds a degree in Interdisciplinary Art and Dance with a focus on Public Art from the University of Washington, graduated from the Brian Utting School of Massage. She was certified to teach yoga by Shiva Rea and trained as a meditation instructor by Dr. Lorin Roche, PhD, author of the Radiance Sutras. She is also a certified facilitator of the Meditation Secrets for Women, developed by Camille Maurine, and has served as a teaching assistant and coordinator for various teacher training programs. Melanie offers workshops based on the Radiance Sutras and Meditation Secrets for Women, which embrace an open approach to meditation that beneficial for anyone who wishes to develop a meditation practice or compliment an existing practice.
Melanie is also the co-creator of Radiance Sutras Vinyasa, an embodied approach to meditation based on the skills of mediation inherent to all lineages. She has taught yoga and meditation to such diverse populations as world class athletes, college students and Somali refugee populations and believes meditation should be accessible, enjoyable and healing for all.