Born and bred in Singapore, Melissa Mak’s yoga journey started in 2007, when her good friend dragged her to her first yoga class. Currently, Melissa coaches at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore as an Associate Sports Lecturer (Yoga). She also gives private yoga lessons to corporates and individuals looking to gain health and balance in their lives.
Melissa is a co-founder of The Scientific Yogi, an unofficial group of yogis who believe in the use of evidence-based science to demystify yoga’s benefits. The Group publishes their e-newsletters and contributes to Mukta.Asia. She holds 2 Science degrees in Statistics and Psychology from the National University of Singapore and University of Western Australia.