Melinda was raised in Tallahassee, Florida. She graduated from the University of Texas with a B.S. in Nutrition. She continued her education by obtaining a Master’s of Public Health, then graduating from Baylor College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program. She worked as a PA in Plastic Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery. Being an exercise enthusiast for years, Melinda is also a Comprehensively Certified Pilates Instructor through Peak Pilates. She has been teaching in the Houston and Katy area for the last 9 years. Melinda is also certified in Barre and TRX. She has seen how regular Pilates practice can improve posture, core strength, flexibility, stamina, and self-confidence as well as body awareness. Melinda and her husband Gordon have 3 children. Brita- 27years old, Craig- 26, and Jenna 21.