Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein

Melanie Klein, cofounder of the Yoga and Body Image Coalition, is a writer, speaker, and professor of sociology and women's studies at Santa Monica College. Coeditor of Yoga and Body Image and contributing author in 21st Century Yoga: Culture, Politics, and Practice, she is featured in Conversations with Modern Yogis.

A body image activist and media literacy advocate, Melanie Klein is founder of the Los Angeles chapter of Women, Action and the Media, is on the board of Global Girl Media and the Brave Girls Alliance. She also has worked with Proud2Bme.org and the National Eating Disorders Association.