Mel Salvatore-August


Melanie “Mel” Salvatore-August is a mama of three boys, veteran yoga/meditation teacher & teacher trainer, Reiki Master and author of Fierce Kindness, Be a Positive Force For Change; Kitchen Yoga: Simple Home Practices to Transform Mind, Body & Life (Yellow Pear Press) and soon 2021 release Yoga to Support Immunity: A Mind Body Breathing Guide to Whole Health (Mango Press)​.

Born in Pittsburgh PA of Italian American descent, her voice is warm, inclusive, practical and filled with joy for life. With her early years as a classically trained actor, comedy/theatre writer-producer and as a teacher, she creates offerings that cultivate joy, personal growth and freedom elevating everyday challenges, humor and spirit into one.​

​She is the founder of the Fierce Kindness Organization as well as long time teacher/teacher trainer on the YogaWorks-at-Home platform, learn more at