Tressa was originally born and raised in Southern California. At the age of ten she was hit by a car while walking in a crosswalk breaking her femur. Due to her young age and her growth plate they were unable to operate thus started her road to recovery, physical therapy and her passion for fitness began. In 2010 her love for Pilates grew strong and it led her to Marshall Eklund Pilates Studio to train in STOTT PILATES®. There she received her training in Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair and Barrels. She started teaching in 2012 sharing her passion with others. She fell in love with Club Pilates because of all they have to offer, the amazing clients, the family bond among the instructors and most importantly being able to share Pilates with every type of body. She also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from SDSU. Although Tressa is a vegetarian, she loves Mexican food and especially burritos.