Passport to the Heart

Rest, Restore, Reset.
“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to gain all while you give, to roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live.” -Hans Christian Andersen

Yoga Retreats

Passport to the Heart Yoga retreats contain a strategic combination of mixing the adventure of cultural travel with fitness, yoga, meditation and coaching to create mental balance, harmony and happiness. Melissa has organized retreats around the globe, including Bulgaria, Florida, Bali, South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya, Mexico, Italy, Tobago and more. Passport To The Heart yoga and health retreats mission is to hold cultural trips on every continent. This is where you will find bucket-list travel accompanied with health and well-being.

Melissa Andersen

Owner / Yoga Instructor

Motivational Coach

(+47) 988 53 998 (Norway)

Melissa Andersen is the American founder of Passport To The Heart currently residing in Norway. She is a passionate yoga instructor and motivational coach with over 15 years of experience.

She completed her yoga teacher training in India for traditional hatha yoga with an accredited Yoga Alliance school. Since then, Melissa has traveled all corners of the world teaching, practicing and gaining knowledge. During this journey, Melissa discovered the evolutionary benefits that culture and health had blessed upon her life. It was then that Passport To The Heart Retreats were born, to help others experience the gift she had uncovered. Melissa’s global retreats contain a diverse array of fitness and yoga including hatha, vinyasa flow, and yin, with breath exercises and guided meditation.

She is also a licensed NLP (Neuro-Linguistics-Programming) practitioner and motivational mental coach. Melissa's retreats have a strategic combination of fitness, yoga, meditation and coaching to create mental balance, harmony, happiness, and overall fun! She has managed retreats all over the world. Every years brings a different country, and a new adventure.


Melissa offers a wide selection of extra services.


“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” -Buddha

Passport to the Hearts mission is to inspire others to follow their dreams, whether big or small, through yoga retreats, motivational mental coaching, yoga therapy, stories and photography. Every individual possesses the power to manifest and accomplish their personal goals, as long as they follow their intuition and overcome hesitation and fear. Find yourself and enhance your life, through the joy of yoga, travel and self evolution.



Call us at: (+47) 988 53 998 (Norway)

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