Melanie Phillips


Melanie Phillips (BFA, E-RYT, CAS) Is a certified Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist with advanced training under the direction of Dr. Vasant Lad, one of the leading pioneers of Ayurvedic Medicine in North America. Having immersed herself in ashram living and study at the Bihar University in India, and having taught yoga since 2000, her embodiment of Ayurveda, yoga, and a multitude of energy modalities has earned her excellence in leadership, teaching, and mentorship for those seeking a way home to their intuitive and brilliant nature.
Melanie created the Madhuri Method, an Ayurvedic Yoga advanced training for yoga teachers after witnessing the need for yoga to be offered in a way that allows for healing at any age, stage, or level of health. She also offers Inner Mastery Mentorship programs based in Ayurveda, yoga and energy work to facilitate and support healing at the root cause of imbalance—to provide a fresh perspective; integrate the lifestyle changes necessary to achieve great health and provide support and guidance in mindfulness based energy psychology.

Sessions with this presenter:

You are What You Think

Rewiring and Expanding Your Capacity for Joy

Neuro-science is now proving what Yogi’s have known for thousands of years; that our thoughts affect our reality and experience of life. Knowing this theoretically is not enough.

Come and explore how to use yoga and mindfulness to rewire your brain and overcome its ‘negativity bias.’ Melanie used this…

Session Day: Saturday Session Time: 3:00 PM Session Room: COM: Main Hall

Navigating the Darkness

Moving through life challenges

Have you ever felt confused, adrift, grief-stricken or angry? Have you felt unable to handle moving through life’s challenges or even a dark night of the soul?

In our culture so much is kept hidden away, leaving us with a society riddled with anxiety, depression and little support or…

Session Day: Sunday Session Time: 10:00 AM Session Room: COM: Main Hall

Ayurvedic Yoga Practice

Join Melanie as she shares her integrated understanding of the philosophy and practical application of Ayurveda and why it’s important to embody the wisdom of Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science.

Your yoga practice will rise to whole new level by understanding the Five Element Theory, three doshas (constitutions) and which…

Session Day: Sunday Session Time: 2:30 PM Session Room: SUB: Michelle Pujot 2