Melanie is originally from the United Kingdom (UK) and has been working and presenting in the Health and Fitness industry for almost two decades. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree and worked for many years in Her Majesty's Service in the field of Training and Development for both the Royal Air Force and U.S. Air Force. However, her passion has always been deep-rooted on the front lines of fitness, helping others to reach their goals. Melanie was a world-class competitive athlete, holding UK national titles in Artistic Roller Figure Skating, and she has trained at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. Besides Spinning® and SPINPower®, she holds several internationally recognized certifications to include NASM Certified Personal Trainer, AFAA Group Fitness Instructor and Training Peaks Power Specialist. Melanie is the owner of a small personal training business, which focuses on functional fitness and well-being. She is an avid recreational outdoor cyclist and began her Spinning® instructor journey in 1999. She feels the role of Master Instructor gives her the opportunity to give back. Her favorite quote is "The journey is the destination."