Melissa is from Deerfield, Illinois, and graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Health. As an avid runner with strong interests in exercise, athletics, and human anatomy, she quickly found interest in the Gyrotonic Expansion System ®. Melissa discovered her calling to Gyrotonic ® exercises when she began working at Freedom Home Care, a senior home care business that offers Gyrotonic® and Gyrokinesis ® sessions through SPYRL to their patients.

Melissa decided to pursue certification because the Gyrotonic Expansion System ® increased her flexibility

and improved her running tremendously! She would like to increase her knowledge on the movement system to be able to introduce it to other people to help them look and feel their best. Melissa is most enthusiastic to work with seniors, where she has done a lot of work with seniors as a caregiver and has seen the positive impact that this work can have on the aging population.

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