Meet Melanie!


Melanie Snell is the founder of Soul Lux - Wellness Illuminated here in beautiful PEI. She is an acupuncturist, holistic nutritionist, reiki master, craniosacral therapist, cognitive behaviour therapist and herbal medicine enthusiast. 

Melanie wrote and passed her acupuncture board exams with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Acupuncturist of Ontario (CTCMPO - in Canada and is now part of The Association of Registered Acupuncturists of Prince Edward Island ( She is a graduate of the 3-year- full-time postgraduate acupuncture program at Pacific Rim College in Victoria, BC, Canada ( She also holds a diploma in holistic nutrition from The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition ( and numerous certificates that add to the well-rounded holistic approach Melanie takes with her clients.


Melanie is passionate about the energetic body and the pursuit to help people find themselves through mind, body, and spirit practices. Her latest knowledge quest is in western herbalism and aromatherapy by applying Traditional Chinese medicine’s wisdom. She believes that using the ancient healing arts with the current ‘modern’ therapeutic discoveries is where medicine’s real power is discovered.


You will usually find Melanie on a yoga mat or in nature foraging for wild herbs. She has a passion for learning and education and actively shares this love with the people around her.


2021 - present 

Pacific Rim College Online - Based in Victoria BC, Canada - studying online

2017 - 2020

Pacific Rim College -  Victoria BC, Canada


Visionary Craniosacral Healing with Kari Toft - Vancouver, BC, Canada

2014 - 2015

Canada School of Natural Nutrition - Calgary AB, Canada


Soul Hot Yoga Studio - Calgary AB, Canada


Mount Royal University - Calgary AB, Canada

2-year, Community Herbal Program certificate program

- 3-year Acupuncture Diploma program and passed provincial board exams with status of R.Ac (Registered Acupuncturist)

- completed numerous western herbal medicine courses

Level 1 Craniosacral Therapy 

Holistic Nutrition Practitioner

RYT 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Reiki level 1, 2 and Master level 

  • CBT Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Life Coaching Certification with Patrick Howell

  • CBT Cognitive Behavioural Anxiety Management Life Coach with Patrick Howell

  • Rejuvenate your Brain Naturally with Robert Rogers

  • Mushroom Essences with Robert Rogers

  • Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture with Dr. Martha Lucas LAc

  • Doorways to the Treatment of Pain: An Integrated Approach using Tui Na, Acupuncture and Ancillaries with Sarah Pritchard LAc

  • Reading the Body: Traditional Western Herbal Medicine Diagnosis with Margi Flint

  • Aromatic Medicine: Clinical Protocols for the Immune and Nervous System with Peter Conway

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychological Disharmony with Shen-Hammer Pulse Diagnosis with Brandt Stickly LAc

  • Channel Examination and Diagnosis: An Exploration of Classical Acupuncture Technique with Jason Roberston LAc

  • An Integrated Approach to Female Hormonal Health with Bev Maya

  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Your New Baby with Angela Shaerer

  • Channel Based Acupuncture with Michael Lium-Hall R.Ac

  • Applied Facial Diagnosis with CT Holman LAc