Marissa Mele

Marissa Mele is the owner of Five Prana and is a certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor through NAMA. She received her training from Vaidya Lina Thakar B.A.M.S. at the Ayurvedic Integrative Wellness Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania which includes certifications in Panchakarma treatments and cleanses. Marissa is also certified in Ayurvedic Body Treatments such as Abhyanga, Shirodhara, Nasya, and Swedana from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center at the Sivananda Yoga Ashram. She is continuing her training with a certification course in Marma Therapy this summer. Marissa is also a dedicated and devoted yogi who has been practicing yoga for over 20 years. She received her yoga teacher training certification in 1998 with Joanne Evans of the Deerfield Beach Yoga Center. Marissa is a member of the AAPNA and NAMA. Marissa is also a graduate of the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. She currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio and relishes the opportunity to share her Ayurvedic knowledge with the community of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.