Melisa is a co-founder of the Sunshine Institute. She has been a Natural Therapeutic Specialist and Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist since 1994. She is a Practitioner in the Institute's Clinic for Specialty Needs, as well as the Director and Instructor of the Advanced Continuing Education Program.
Melisa has been passionately immersed in the Natural Healthcare Field for over 20 years. Her extensive education has included trainings in Manual Therapy Modalities such as; Swedish, Neuromuscular, Myofascial Therapy, Reflexology, Advanced Craniosacral Therapy, Polarity Balancing, Shiatsu, Nature Cure Treatments, Core Synchronism, Reiki, Sound & Light Therapies. She also is trained in Herbology, Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Natural Supplements, Superfoods, Women’s Natural Healthcare, Flower Essence Therapy, Bio-Energetics, Medical Radiesthesia, Egyptian Energetic Sciences, Western Alchemical Sciences, Meditation, and Stress Reduction Techniques.
Since graduating from the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics in 1994, Melisa has offered her diverse services in an AIDS Alternative Healthcare Clinic, an Oncology & Heavy Metal Detox Clinic, a Chiropractic Office, multiple Holistic Spa’s, a Midwifery Collective, an Assisted Living Facility, and Private Practice. She has taught multiple classes at a local Massage School, an Herbal Studies Program, and Midwifery Study Groups. Melisa teaches Bio-Energetics, the Massage Doula Program, Nature Cure Spa Therapies, Polarity Balancing, Quantum CranioSacral Therapy,and Vibrational Healing at the Sunshine Institute.