Melodee has been excited about fitness from the age of 13 when she started working out in her brother’s homemade gym. She started teaching aerobics at the age of 18 in Elmira N.Y. and after moving to Corpus Christi, Texas she got her aerobic teaching certification through AFAA.
Melodee’s enthusiasm for fitness led her to continue her education through attending various workshops in kickboxing, body sculpting, step aerobics, and nutrition. While studying Exercise Physiology at Texas A&M in Corpus Christi she started her private personal training company called FIT. After transferring to UT Austin to study Nutrition she continued training in corporate, gym, and private settings.
Trying to find a way of teaching that she could maintain for a lifetime, Melodee experimented with yoga and then found Pilates; she fell in love.
Melodee met and started training with world renowned teacher Wendy Arbuckle and completed an intense 500-hour program with Wendy. Through her mentor she learned to help people connect movement, mind and body. She explored Aston Patterning, Alexander Technique and other forms of movement tools.
Melodee maintained Fit Pilates and personal training, opening a studio and teaching fitness seminars locally and internationally. After her second daughter was born she found the Callanetics Method and Barre Method which helped her return to a fit and strong body.
In 2013 Melodee had twin boys and is now returning to the fitness world, excited to share what she has learned and help others accomplish their ultimate level of fitness and body awareness in a more mindful way.