Melanie received her formative training from the Majorie Kovich School of Ballet in Norman, Oklahoma. She went on to train at the School of American Ballet and was a scholarship student at Harid Conservatory & the Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Mellanie was a member of Ballet West for seven years. She danced many soloist roles including Waltz of Flowers pas de deux in Nutcracker and the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella. As a Ballet teacher she is thrilled to share the knowledge of dance she has acquired from a life time love for ballet. Her classes focus on strong ballet placement and technique, providing each dancer with a solid foundation to accomplish their personal dance ambitions.