Melanie Otto grew up in the beautiful mountains and valley of Bishop, CA. In 2003 she was officially introduces to yin yoga with Pattie Milliron and fell in love with it as a living, multi dimensional practice.
In Oakland she met her second teacher, Cynthia Denise in a prenatal yoga class that introduced the fluidity that intuition that a truly creative and intelligent practice requires. After returning to Bishop with her husband to raise their 4 kids she was blessed to find Prana vinyasa and her teacher Kelly Doyle. Kelly Doyle introduced and lit the fire to deeper philosophies of yoga such as nourishing and opening the heart ALL WAYS, as well as letting the breath guid her from moment to moment.
In 2015 she received her 200hr teaching certificate with Kelly Doyle in Prana Vinyasa. Using this wholistic flow Developed by Shiva Rae, Melanie continues her studies in the universe of yoga as a physical, intellectual, emotional practice to bring strength, balance, peace, and joy to her heart, mind and body and to share the same with others.