Melissa Kaplan is the CEO and Founder of EmBody the Revolution, a somatic practitioner, and the author of Unguarded. She guides women to use the awakening force of eros to dissolve their defenses and cultivate greater intimacy with themselves, others, and nature.
Melissa is an alumna of Harvard Business School with a focus on Executive Leadership and holds a master’s degree in Public Administration. She was a Graduate Fellow for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She facilitated “The America Project,” at The Carter Center, which built corporate and community partnerships to support national urban policy. She also served in the AmeriCorps-Vista program, creating a statewide sustainable economic development program in the rural coal mining towns of Alabama and working with the mentally ill and gang communities in Chicago, Illinois.