Melisa Oliva

Leader Teacher Trainer and Co-Founder of Yogart, Internacional Yoga School (RYS). She studied Integral Yoga at The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center (India), and continued her studies in Vinyasa Flow and Prenatal Yoga in San Francisco. She is an Aerial Yoga Teacher (Samadhi Yoga, Perú-Puerto Rico), and a Yoga Teacher for Children (Childlight, Burlington, VT).

Her teaching style incorporates her studies in Yoga and different areas such as philosophy, Expressive Arts and Ancient Traditional Spirituality. Her inspiration is to share the benefits of Yoga as an art of transformation that can recreate life.

M.A. Melisa Oliva


Melisa Oliva instructs the following:
  • Basic Vinyasa
  • Learn a more traditional form of vinyasa flow yoga which focuses postures that move you through the Chakras - known as energy centers in your body.  In this class you will learn about Ujai breath otherwise known as ocean breath, how to do sun salutations (Surya Namaskara A & B), warrior poses, balancing poses, twists, and gentle back bends.  This is a great class to take for anyone wishing a more traditional practice and is perfect for all levels.

  • Gentle Yoga
  • Open to all levels, our Gentle Yoga class is designed to connect breath, alignment, and mindfulness with basic yoga postures. Based on the Kripalu tradition of cultivating inner peace, these classes focus on stretching and attention to breath during a relaxing flow. Especially good for anyone who wants a slower paced, less strenuous class. All levels.

  • Core Yoga
  • Ready to explore Core Yoga? Learn the fundamentals of this signature class and take your practice to a deeper level. These classes will emphasize longer held poses, core strength, flexibility, balance, and concentration, creating a foundation from which to grow! No experience necessary, but a willingness to sweat and explore your edges.