Melissa Smith-Wilkinson, Yoga Alliance ERYT® 500 in Yoga Therapeutics, Restorative and Sustainable Yoga Teacher Trainer, International Retreat Leader, Alzheimers and other Dementias caregiver advocate, and Mindfulness in Schools Educator. Native Texan, Melissa currently lives in Santa Fe with her husband and yoga teaching partner and youngest son, Drew. She also leads retreats for caregivers of Alzheimers in Texas and Alberta. Her teaching style lends itself toward mindful, slow sustainable asana with for strength, injury prevention, and restoration. Her for desire is for students to connect and deeply listen within, integrating their own intuition into daily life.