East Meets West Yoga Center

Vanessa Ganser

Vanessa teaches MELT Method, alignment focused yoga, and seated yoga in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC.  Vanessa believes MELT and yoga are for everybody and every body. Vanessa cultivates a diverse and welcoming learning environment that is open to all ability levels.
Discovering the MELT Method in 2016 provided the missing link in Vanessa’s personal wellness journey. MELT makes such a profound difference in Vanessa’s every-day quality of life, she is driven to share it with others. Vanessa trained directly with Sue Hitzmann, the creator of the MELT Method, multiple times to enable you to achieve your fitness goals, relieve pain, and live your best life by learning MELT self-care techniques.
Vanessa discovered yoga in 2002, when a friend invited her to attend a small weekly class taught by a neighbor in her beautiful home studio. From this personalized introduction, Vanessa immediately recognized the benefits of yoga in her body, which began her two decade journey of group classes and personal practice all over the world.  Vanessa loves sharing a personalized yoga experience with her students, like the one she was fortunate enough to receive as her introduction.
Vanessa is a certified instructor of MELT Hand and Foot techniques, MELT Level 1 techniques, and MELT Level 2 techniques. Vanessa is also a Yoga Alliance 200 Registered Yoga Teacher.