Melissa has spent her lifetime as a devoted athlete and dancer.
She spent her upbringing being technically trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, modern and hip pop dance styles. In combination she was a highly competitive all around gymnast and started her professional dance career teaching at sixteen while she was still training. Among the last 14 years of teaching experience she has also been in a number of music videos, danced at Broadway Dance Academy in New York City and taught for numerous New York state locations as well as here in California. She currently continues to perform in Los Angeles with her newest circus routine of hula hoop dance and trick balancing act, but will always continue to teach for spreading her love of dance is of highest importance to her. She has also accredited herself in the past few years as a 500 hour certified yoga instructor , certified kickboxing instructor and is CPR and first aid trained and certified. She loves what she does and is grateful that her fortune has allowed her to live her passion every day, with a life goal of spreading that love of dance to the next generation.