Name: Melissa Longfellow
Hometown: Bellingham WA
Favorite Yoga Destination: Hawaii… and Costa Rica I’m coming for ya
Favorite Mantra: “Do the thing you think you cannot do.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
Never leave home without: green smoothie
Where does Yoga take you: everywhere! This year: Wanderlust, California, Hawaii, Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Seattle, New York, Massachusetts, Arizona…
Favorite BOGA Yoga Board: BOGA Yoga Bamboo, so pretty!
What BOGA Yoga is to me: family, community, getting inspired by my students and Boga team while creating inspiration and fun in the world!
Favorite activities besides Yoga: Playing the guitar, Ukulele, drawing, painting, cooking, basketball, playing with my two sons
Favorite pose: handstands every day everywhere!!!
Best thing about SUP Yoga: being upside down in a pose and seeing the sky!
Favorite place to practice: Bellingham Bay at sunset…*magical*
Daily Ritual: meditate, make a green smoothie, yoga
Inspirations: My Mom & Dad, my kids, Baron Baptiste, Nature, my biz partner Jenn Perell
Favorite Food: cheese (all), sautéed brussell sprouts, pesto, dark chocolate, mango
Why do you teach Yoga: I can’t not teach yoga. My life has ben forever changed for the better, yoga saved my life. I’m compelled to spread the love to everyone I possibly can… I will never ever stop!