In 2012 Melissa completed her training and received her Pilates mat and equipment certification in Los Angeles through BASI (Body Arts and Science International). In 2008 Melissa attended Loyola Marymount University studying anatomy and Yoga. Melissa teaches private Pilates sessions, trios, duets and group classes that focus on safe full body work outs emphasizing postural alignment, proper muscle activation, breathing and core work. She is a hands on teacher and gives safe assisted stretches throughout sessions. Melissa has met the continued education requirements through Pilates Method Alliance certificate program. Melissa is trained with Yoga Tune Up Therapy Ball release work for targeted deep tissue massage. Melissa is passionate about helping bodies align to relieve pain, tension and stress for overall health. Melissa enjoys working with all levels and those healing from injuries.