Annie Melchior HEADSHOT

Annie Melchior

  • Teaching Faculty II, Dance


BA, Comparative Literature, UW-Milwaukee


Annie Melchior has been a student of yoga, particularly Iyengar yoga, since the summer of 1995. She is a certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor, and has studied in Pune, India, with the Iyengar family, and continues to pursue teacher training and advanced study with senior Iyengar teachers. She has been teaching 2001, and endeavors to bring focused attention, vitality and good humor to her classes.  Annie has been recognized for her teaching, receiving the Milwaukee Shepherd Express Readers’ Poll “Best Yoga Teacher” award. She currently teaches many sections of yoga to college students through the UWM Dance Department, and was a co-founder and teacher at Riverwest Yogashala, and the Milwaukee Yoga Center. She has presented yoga introductions and classes in corporate settings as well as outdoor yoga classes in the Menomonee Valley, at Alice’s Garden in Milwaukee, and on Atwater Beach as part of SURF@water. Annie is the Director of the Yoga Program in the Dance Department at UW-Milwaukee. She is also an amateur bowler.