Melissa Enfield is a Yoga, Pilates and Ballet Barre instructor in Collingwood, ON. Her crazy life includes two wild little boys, one large husband and a new puppy – because why not? Having suffered post partum anxiety after both pregnancies, these days Melissa focuses her fitness practice on using our connection to our bodies to calm the anxieties of life. Through Buddha Rider Yoga and Cycle Studio in Collingwood, Melissa teaches a variety of classes including fitness for new parents as well as an introduction to yoga for children. Her sense of humor and empathetic approach to guiding humans big and small through the process of physical awareness defines her work.
In this interview with Dr. Melissa Longo, Melissa candidly shares her experience with post partum anxiety, and what helped her get through it. Melissa also discusses how the yoga philosophy shapes her daily life, and how living with an attention to taking care of yourself as a woman is key to being present for your family.
Another great interview with another everyday rockstar mom!