for being one of the top aqua instructors in the area, as well as teaching indoor cycling and muscle conditioning. Her unique style motivates and encourages her students and clients to make the most of their workouts.
With this hands-on experience, Melissa is able to apply important principals of self-myofascial release (foam rolling), static and dynamic stretching as well as strength and cardiovascular training to create well-rounded and functional training programs for her clients.
She has experience working with several types of clients with various fitness levels ranging from highly athletic clients who do martial arts to seniors with osteoporosis, knee and hip replacements, to college students and office workers who spend most of their time sitting at a computer or reading and studying.
In her free time, Melissa enjoys bike riding, organic gardening, cooking, and wine tasting, and holds an Introductory Sommelier certification through the Court of Master Sommeliers.