Melissa realized her passion at a young age. As a teenager she started practicing yoga and soon fell in love with it. Inspired by living an active and healthy lifestyle, she decided to complete an Exercise Science diploma and CSEP-CPT (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology-Certified Personal Trainer). Thereafter, moved to Calgary, AB to begin her professional fitness career.
It was not long after she wished to deepen her yoga practice and take the steps towards becoming a yoga teacher. Melissa traveled across the world to Bali, where she completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training with Awakened Life School of Yoga.
Melissa recently left Vancouver with 3 years experience as a yoga teacher and an elite personal trainer at a downtown sports club.
Now living in Calgary, with an undeniable purpose in fitness and well being, Melissa proudly has a total of 10 + years experience with personal training, teaching yoga and continuous education. Melissa has helped many people on their journey to living a healthy and happy life.
She offers peace of mind by bringing yoga & fitness to you with her business Byrka Yoga & Fitness. As a mobile trainer she travels to people’s homes and offices to teach yoga, breath work, mindfulness, and how to find calm in life’s chaos at a time and place that’s convenient. As well as the necessary equipment to hold an incredible workout in the comfort of your own home!