Melissa became a licensed massage therapist in 2000 and has been certified in the following massage modalities; Thai, Sports, I-Stretch, Pre-natal, Amma and Lomi-Lomi. Melissa is also a 500 hour certified yoga teacher through. Throughout Melissa's career, she has worked in the spa industry under different titles; spa owner, lead therapist and director. Melissa has garnered local and national acclaim for her work and has been featured in magazines, some of which include; Essence, Departures, Les Nouvelle Esthetique and Dayspa Magazine. Currently, Melissa is an adjunct massage professor at Mildred Elley and teaches classes in; Sports, Swedish and Shiatsu. In addition, Melissa is the Career Services Manager at Cortiva Institute.