Melissa began dancing at the age of 4, and trained in multiple disciplines, including ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary in her home province of Ontario. Through her training she has been privileged to study and compete both nationally and internationally, and worked with renowned choreographers and dancers. 

Melissa's students have achieved great success including overall and top performer scores in multiple dance disciplines and competitions. Melissa is a positive and influential role model to all her students, who all look up to her and love coming to her classes.
Melissa has earned her Associate Members Teaching Certification in jazz and tap from the BATD, is a member of the RAD as well as earning an Honors Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Kinesiology. She began teaching at the age of 15 and has trained children from the age of 4-19 years.