Melanie is a community herbalist, holistic health coach, and pediatric speech and language pathologist. She has studied herbalism with teachers in Israel, Colorado, New York, and Connecticut and has 12 years experience working with children with disabilities. She is the owner of Root 2 Rise Wellness which focuses on helping people of all ages live meaningful lives through plant and wellness education. Herbalicious Kids and Herbalicious Sprouts was born out of Melanie’s desire to bridge her love of teaching children and facilitating nature connection. She enjoys teaching universal principles such as cooperation, respect, connection, and friendship with plants as a guide. She looks forward to sharing her passion with your family through her fun and hands-on program!