About Melanie Baxter

A native Houstonian, Melanie has always had a passion for health and wellness. After spending the first part of her career in corporate education for LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy), Melanie went back to school to study health and wellness to ultimately obtain her Masters in Exercise Science Health Promotion with a specialty in Wellness Psychology. Melanie loves helping people live their best lives through healthy living and successfully integrating work, family, fun, movement and nutrition. Melanie’s research in workplace wellness led her to develop innovative programming for employer wellness groups at Humana. While there, she wrote large group and special population programming to help Humana’s members find their healthiest ways of living tailored to their specific lifestyle needs. Additionally, she was a national educator for Lifetime Fitness working on programming for Group Fitness, specifically yoga and barre. Melanie has been in the wellness industry for over 10 years and along with wellness programming, she is also a yoga instructor, barre instructor, and meditation teacher.
1 06, 2016

alliantgroup Celebrates Global Running Day

By | June 1st, 2016|alliant group, Health and Wellness|

Click to view With over 2 million people and 166 countries celebrating Global Running Day today, June 1st, there’s no better time to celebrate alliantgroup’s own running team’s accomplishments! In 2014, alliantgroup runners and walkers began racing a [...]

31 05, 2016

May’s National Fitness Month at alliantgroup

By | May 31st, 2016|alliant group, Health and Wellness|

This May alliantgroup celebrated National Fitness and Sports Month by adopting the “Exercise is Medicine” movement launched by the American College of Sports Medicine. While only about forty-four percent of Americans achieve the recommended amount of physical activity they need [...]

2 05, 2016

alliantgroup at Saint Arnold’s Santo de Mayo 5k

By | May 2nd, 2016|alliant group, Health and Wellness|

On Sunday, May 1, alliantgroup runners tackled another road race as 73 athletes completed the 2016 Santo de Mayo 5K. After the race, the crew celebrated at a Cinco de Mayo-themed afterparty where runners enjoyed live music and tons of [...]

13 04, 2016

The MS-150 is right around the corner and the alliantgroup cycling team will be making the 180 mile journey to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis!

By | April 13th, 2016|alliant group, Health and Wellness|

Each year, more than 100 MS 150 bike rides are held in different U.S. cities to raise money for the 2.3 million people living with multiple sclerosis. The famous 180-mile Texas route, from Houston to Austin, is the largest ride [...]

16 03, 2016

National Nutrition Month Fitness

By | March 16th, 2016|alliant group, Health and Wellness|

In honor of national nutrition month, alliantgroup professionals took part in Fitness Friday and company-wide 1 minute wall squat challenge! We understand physical activity is an important part of any healthy lifestyle and encourage activity all throughout the day. So [...]

14 03, 2016

alliantgroup celebrates National Nutrition Month!

By | March 14th, 2016|alliant group, Health and Wellness|

As part of the month long celebration of National Nutrition month, local juice company, Squeezed, stopped by for a “Get Your Greens” tasting party! Only thirteen percent of Americans consume the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables, missing out on [...]