As a trauma nurse for 5 years Melissa saw first hand how resilient the human body is. After years of clinical research and pharmaceuticals sales she shifted her priorities to raising two wonderful children. With her son preparing for his final year of high school and her daughter becoming the youngest Real Pilates Instructor yet, Melissa is ready to start a new journey. She began her personal Pilates journey a few years ago and found a love for the mind-body connection that Pilates gives. She’s taking her medical education and her personal love for Pilates and using it to help others.