Melora's first teacher 23 years ago was Portland Yoga Studio's founder, Elaine McGillicuddy. Over the years she has studied often with BKS Iyengar Master Teacher Patricia Walden, Gabriel Halpern, Peentz Dubble, and Doug Keller.
Melora began teaching in 1993 and became a Registered Instructor with the Yoga Alliance, E-RYT 500, since 2002. Melora has been the yoga teacher for many week-long retreats in Italy, Costa Rica, Belize, and Monhegan Island.
In 2009 Melora certified in Yamuna Body Rolling® Level ll in NY. She then certified with the founder of Yamuna Body Rolling, Yamuna Zake, in YBR Foot Fitness in 2011, and YBR In Bed Series in 2012.
Melora currently teaches at Bridge Studio, at Art of Awareness in South Portland, Meeting House Yoga, Scarborough Yoga, UNE, IDEXX, and various other yoga studios around the Greater Portland Area. She also teaches private lessons.