Melissa Hawkins has been working with young children for 16+ years with over 10 years of experience teaching kindergarten and is currently the lead teacher at Fidalgo Nature School. As a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT) she works to share Yoga as a tool for educators, parents, and children. She believes that mindfulness combined with movement helps lay the foundation for a lifetime of success. Through her own personal practice, Melissa has found Yoga to be the ultimate gift that keeps on giving. It has taught her to stay connected and fully engaged with every moment. Noticing and finding beauty in seemingly mundane and ordinary moments is the cherry on top of her ice cream!
In her role as the NGY Director of Teachers for the Next Generation Yoga Teacher Community, she enjoys inspiring and supporting NGY teachers as they grow their skill set as Kids Yoga Teachers. If you’re interested in learning more about how the perks and benefits of the NGY Teacher Community, email Melissa and she’ll be happy to help!