Melissa graduated with academic distinction from the University of Victoria, receiving her Bachelors Degree, in 2005. Shortly there after, she completed her Personal Training accreditation from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Most recently, she has become a certified Instructor in Mat and Standing Pilates from the Pilates PM Institute of Canada.
Having trained in a variety of sports, most notably track, triathlon and swimming, Mell has found her life long athletic passion, as a distance runner. Currently, she’s ranked in the top 40, by Athletics Canada, for the 8k (2013) and 5k (2014) distances.
Having been active in the wellness industry since 2003, Melissa has worked with a variety of clientele ranging in health and background. Melissa believes that everyone is unique and thus the pursuit to achieving optimal health varies greatly. Correspondingly, she uses an array of fitness modalities resulting in optimal fitness achievements specific to the individual.