INTERVIEWS

The Interview — Melissa Wood-Tepperberg, Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Melissa Wood-Tepperberg is a mom, certified health and wellness coach, meditator, yoga and pilates teacher, and is an advocate for thriving on a plant-based diet. Her three pillars of focus are: meditation, mindful eating, and movement. Melissa Wood Health is a membership-based digital platform for sharing all of the wellness tips that she swears by—from food, fitness, beauty, fashion, baby and overall lifestyle—to help achieve your best self. Follow Melissa on Instagram and Facebook, and check out her YouTube channel for free daily inspiration or sign up for her exclusive workouts and bonus live-stream events at Melissawoodhealth.com!

FacebookEmail icon
September 17, 2018

Interviews and Articles make it easy to learn more about the products that top our lists, what’s currently trending, and the leaders who inspire us. We are reader-supported and may earn a commission when you shop through our links.

R&S

What inspired you to start Melissa Wood Health:

Melissa

Overcoming the worst place in my life. Learning how to love myself and my body and wanting to share everything that helped me with the world.

R&S

What do you love most about your work:

Melissa

I love helping other people look and feel amazing in their own skin.

View Melissa's Essentials

R&S

#1 tip for living a healthy lifestyle:

Melissa

Whatever it is you’re looking to achieve you have to commit to it. 

R&S

Your most recent beauty/health/fashion discovery and obsession:

Melissa

Health: Celery juice, first thing in the morning on an empty stomach—obsessed!

Beauty: Freezing cold rinse for 1-3 minutes. It boosts your immune system, boosts your collagen and gives you a youthful glow—I swear my skin is tighter.

Fashion: White Keds and Janessa Leone and Lack of Color hats. 

R&S

Skincare product you can't live without:

Melissa

Viva Sana—it’s a new addition to my routine. It’s a sunscreen but really works as a moisturizer as well. It makes my skin soft as a baby’s bottom and doesn’t leave you pasty white! 

Gaiam Strength & Flexibility Bands

Gaiam Strength & Flexibility Bands

Buy Now
R&S

Favorite form of exercise:

Melissa

Mine ☺ I humbly share this because I’ve done it all and through my method I’ve never felt better mentally and physically. The MWH method is a series of slow controlled movements through yoga and pilates style principles to sculpt long, lean lines throughout your entire body. The series are 20-30 minute workouts that you can do anywhere, all using your own body weight. You can sign up for a free 5 day free trial on MelissaWoodHealth.com!

R&S

Go-­to workout song on your most recent playlist:

Melissa

Anything Jasmine Thompson

R&S

Where does your credit card get the most use:

Melissa

Sweetgreen, Revolve, Amazon and Janessa Leone.

R&S

Favorite Instagram account to follow:

Melissa

@LoniJane—she’s an amazing plant-based mama. 

R&S

What's the most exciting thing in your life right now:

Melissa

I’m about to give birth to baby girl!