Master Teacher: Melanie Jabul Yetter, founder of Open Door. I am a Meditation and Dharma teacher in the Zen Buddhist tradition as well as in Insight Meditation (Vipassana). I was trained and ordained as a Buddhist monk while attending seminary and I now have the great honor of being mentored by Josh Korda of Dharma Punx NYC. As a Buddhist Meditation and Dharma teacher it is my pleasure to provide Spiritual Counseling in both group settings and one-on-one meetings. Each week my Great Students and I share Dharma lessons, meditation, meditation training, prānāyāma (breath work), and community building. I am a E-RYT 200, RYT 500, and the director of Open Door's Yoga Therapy and Meditation Teacher Training School. I was trained and certified as a Yoga Therapy Instructor by Pranava Yogadhama’s master teacher and founder, Jayakumar Swamysree, in Mysore, India. My focus and specialty training includes, meditation, prānāyāma, Sanskrit chanting, asana, and a Traditional South India Yoga practice. I have two children a daughter in college and a surprise baby boy who is such a joy and my little Zen Master. My husband and I have been married for 19yrs and I am one of the lucky people who is blessed to be married to their best friend.