Melinda has always been passionate about fitness and health. She grew up playing sports and competing in gymnastics, through high school. Originally from San Diego, she moved to Los Angeles in 1997, for a career in the legal field, where she met her husband. They had their first child in 2006, and she became a stay-at-home mom. Her daughter was born in 2009. After her kids started school, she was excited to pursue her passion in fitness. She is an ACE certified personal trainer, Core9 Birth Recovery licensed provider and is CPR/AED certified. She loves working with clients to help them become healthy and active, and celebrates their personal achievements in physical health and well-being.