Melanie was born in Puerto Rico and was raised between the sunshine state of Florida and her beautiful Caribbean Island. She received a BA in psychology from the University of Puerto Rico Melanie is an Elementary School teacher turned Pilates Instructor! Her Pilates journey started when her husband recommended that she try Pilates after she got bored of the gym. It was love at first class! Melanie was a member at the Las Colinas studio for three years before she decided to have a career change and complete the Club Pilates 500 hours Teacher Training Program. She now uses her background in education and knowledge of Pilates to teach fun-challenging classes with a focus on correct form and muscle engagement. During her free time, Melanie enjoys traveling to tropical places with her husband and getting all the ocean and sunshine she can get.