With a background in dance, Michelle began teaching fitness classes in 1989 in New York. She moved to Tallahassee to attend Florida State University and taught at Gold's Gym, Gold's Downtown Athletic Club and FSU's Leach Athletic Center. Michelle graduated from FSU in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Administration. She re-connected with her passion for the fitness industry in 2004 after the birth of her 3rd child and began teaching at Premier Health and Fitness Center. She also teaches at a new studio in Tallahassee known as Sweat Therapy Fitness RealRyder Cycle Studio. Michelle loves to personal train and teach such classes as step, interval training, strength & conditioning, kickboxing, yoga, pilates & PiYo. When she is not teaching or training, you can find Michelle at her childrens' dance and sports activities!!!