Barre Instructor/ Pilates Mat Instructor Michele began her dance training at the age of 3 with The Ballet Theatre of Scranton and Scranton Civic Ballet Company. She continued her training at Point Park University with a concentration in jazz.
Michele moved to the Philadelphia area and continued to train at The University of the Arts. She performed with Steppin’ Out Productions, Bally’s in Atlantic City and the Sixers Dancers (Philadelphia 76ers). Michele went on the get her Nursing Degree and after having three daughters, got back into dance by taking classes at Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, Bucks County Dance Center and Koresh Dance Company. With two of her three daughters seriously studying dance, Michele returned to teaching and choreography.
She was introduced to Pilates and immediately fell in love. Michele is passionate about Pilates because of the attention to proper body alignment and core strengthening – consistent with dance. Michele is certified in both Mat and Reformer (IMX) Pilates, Balanced Body Pilates, Balanced Body Barre and aerobics (STRIDE). She enjoys teaching students of all ages and loves to share her passion for dance and pilates with those in her class. Michele also teaches jazz dance at Philadelphia Dance Theatre.