Melissa is dedicated to empowering, inspiring, and energizing those around her by sharing the practice of yoga. Her creative, fun and encouraging style helps to push individuals further then they thought they could go. She draws continued inspiration from workshops, trainings and travel. “The capacity to better yourself and those around you is a never ending endeavor”.
Melissa is owner and founder of Summit Trips and is the former owner of 19r Yoga /Pilates & Yoga To Go teacher training center in Florence, Italy. She will be leading workshops, retreats and trainings throughout Europe and the US. Summit trips will be donating a portion of all its proceeds to developing countries around the globe as well as directly building Summit Non Profit housing project in Charlotte, NC.
Melissa Ferrer-Burke is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher known for her impassioned activism, unique self-expression, and inspirational style of teaching that incorporates both the physical and healing aspects of the practice of yoga. Her classes integrate dynamic vinyasa flow asana (linking movement with breath) with the application of alignment, meditation, visualization, intention and prayer to create an inner journey towards healing and empowerment.
Since the beginning of her teaching career in many yoga, health and wellness sources have sought Melissa out for her insight and expertise. She has thus far taught in 15 countries, been featured in related publications and has contributed articles to International Travel Lifestyle magazine, Mind Body Green, The Florentine, Firenze Spettacolo and many other publications.