In 2003 Melanie became a certified Yoga Instructor and completed Level II and Level III teacher training of the Barkan Method. She is an associate trainer for Yoga Kids International completing Phase I in Italy in August 2004 and teaching at Fisher Island Day School and Yoga Connection as well as Yoga Center of Coral Springs.
Melanie is currently writing a book of yoga tips featuring her original oil paintings. She has taught yoga while traveling to SE Asia as part of the CARE International delegation following the Tsunami of 2004.
She participated in the 2005 Caribbean 1500 sailboat rally and taught yoga while on board and at beaches in the British Virgin Islands and down island as far as Guadeloupe. She has attended yoga retreats in Costa Rica, Brazil, Santorini, North Carolina and Montana.
In 2006 she taught yoga on a private island in Fiji as a guest instructor at Treasure Island Resort and she climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and practiced yoga with her crew while ascending.
Currently Melanie is the Yoga component on Yoga & Sail Yacht Charters in the Virgin Islands this winter. Melanie Trunkey Camp is a consultant to authors and President of her publishing company, Trunkey Publishing, Inc. Current and past book projects include The Barkan Method Hot Yoga, Yoga for Jocks, Amsterdam Journals, Boating 101, Childrens Books on Eating Healthy, Artful Yoga, and Oh!To Joy.