Melanie C. Klein, M.A., is an internationally recognized and sought-after empowerment coach, thought leader, and influencer in authentic empowerment, body confidence, and visibility. Her acknowledged expertise has enabled her to write, edit, or contribute to nine books in whole or in part on these topics, including the groundbreaking and award-winning anthology, Yoga & Body Image. The latest in her body of work, Embodied Resilience through Yoga, is forthcoming in September 2020.A successful speaker and professor of sociology and women’s studies, Melanie co-founded the Yoga and Body Image Coalition in 2014, challenging the yoga industry to expand representation of the practice and its people with #whatayogilookslike. Melanie’s empowerment and advocacy work have been widely featured in Ms. magazine, mindbodygreen, Yoga Journal, Mantra Yoga + Health, Om Yoga Magazine, and on the Yoga International, Gaiam, and the National Eating Disorders Association websites.
Coach, Writer, Educator