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Guest, Melissa Ross, Mindset Mentor and Clarity Coach, Founder of Storytime Yoga

Words Women and Wisdom Show with Yvonne E L Silver

Guest, Melissa Ross, Mindset Mentor and Clarity Coach, Founder of Storytime Yoga

Guest, Melissa Ross

Guest Name
Melissa Ross
Guest Occupation
Mindset Mentor and Clarity Coach, Founder of Storytime Yoga
Guest Biography

Welcoming: Melissa Ross, BA, CMCP, RYT200, RCYT
Mindset Mentor and Clarity Coach
"How to Embrace the Mess and Forget the Stress"

With 20 years experience in the field of yoga and mindfulness, Melissa is a leading authority on healing and growth. As a leader and the founder of Breathe With Me Yoga, Melissa has influenced thousands of kids to connect with their mind, body and spirit through breathing, relaxation and mindfulness. As a speaker, coach, and author, and the founder of Rise2Wellness Inc., she uses her own experience with postpartum depression and anxiety to work with a wide range of individuals inspiring and empowering them to navigate – and overcome – stress, anxiety and depression. As a founding partner of the League of Giants, Melissa is on a mission to change 100 million lives.

After helping her son navigate anxiety at an early age and spending time in the classroom with so many children, it became Melissa’s biggest passion to help children and their parents navigate their way through anxiety, bullying and positivity. Melissa has helped countless families to find strategies that work. It has also become her passion to help all women step into their purpose and power. Melissa is the host of Story Time Yoga (for children 5-9 years and families 2-9 years) on the Roku, Apple and Amazon “In the Limelight” channel (, Mat Chat (where she discusses wellness topics from her yoga mat), and the Wake Up With Giants show on Kat Country Radio ( She is an international best-selling author, an award-winning speaker and entrepreneur, a 200-hour RYT, a 95-hour RCYT, and a proud mother of two.

Her story...

"Buried. As I ran from my home leaving behind my baby girl and my 2-year-old, the tears streamed down my face. I got into my car and drove into the night, not knowing where I was going. Anywhere, in the quiet car was enough. I knocked on a friend’s door not knowing how I got there or why, and when I entered her home I was acutely aware of her own children, the same age as mine, sleeping not far away. I apologized for intruding and as I fell into a chair, buried, was the only word that came to me. Not buried beneath piles of dirt per se, but having fallen into that deep dark place. Unable to climb from the bottomless hole, alone, cold and dark. As I cried sitting in her living room, not even her presence took away the feelings of despair and loneliness that I felt. I didn’t know how to climb out of the hole. It would be another year before I discovered that ‘buried’ was a gift, an opportunity to grow..."

There is so much more to share with the deeper learnings in this story of rising from tragedy to triumph!

More about Melissa here:

Words Women and Wisdom Show

Show Host

Born an enterprising, forward-thinking and original "Avant-Garde" female, I believe in living a mission-inspired and purposeful life!

I am passionate about inspiring women to live into their potential and elevate their confidence, especially visionary female leaders who are looking to scale up their business venture. My work is primarily with Founders, Leaders and professionals (6-figure+), and mission-inspired businesses or social enterprise groups, those who empower other women are especially exciting to work with. After serving on Boards, and as a corporate VP and Director, with 8 start-up experiences - evolution and constant expansion are keys to life being interesting and purposeful.

My expertise is with:
* Women's Growth
* Confident Conversations
* Mentorship
* Knowledge sharing through speaking, writing, radio, coaching, mentorship and women's resource groups.

Teaching women to Flourish in business is a passion. I am a Speaker, Author, Coach, and Mentorship Chair, with my book “Words, Women and Wisdom: The Modern Art of Confident Conversations” coming soon (anticipated release - summer 2018), and host for the Words, Women and Wisdom Show (BBS Radio) to elevate confident living. When women elevate their confidence, are heard and valued, they make more impact, have more fun and greater success in business! Professionally I am a Certified Executive Coach, Chartered HR Professional and Reiki Practitioner, Certified in Emotional Intelligence - on the team for the Coaches Business School.

I believe...

Are you ready to elevate your confidence - you're in the right place...

Warmly, Yvonne 

Bi-Weekly Show
BBS Station 1
1:00 pm CT
1:55 pm CT