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Melissa is a writer, scholar and dancer. She writes about love, art and alchemy, conducts participatory action research, and studies and guides body wisdom. Her undergraduate and doctoral degrees are from Brown University and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her coaching certification is from Applied Emotional Mastery. She lives her soul adventures with her beloved husband and children.


At this year’s RE conference, she has been invited to gather for conversation about emotional mastery, body wisdom, and her personal unschooling/rethinking journey.


Sessions Melissa will be presenting or participating include:

Body Wisdom: an exploration of female sexuality

Red Tent/ Pink Tent discussions

Sacred Goddess Gatherings

Unschoolers of color

Unschooling/Rethinking Journey


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