Melissa Mckinney was born in Atlanta Georgia and, aside from four years in college in Virginia, has been here since. She began taking fitness classes in college while over weight. After graduating with a bachelors in Psychology, she started her career in fitness that has now spanned over 20 years. She’s taken certification classes through ISMA(International Sports Medical Association) ISSA(International Sports and Science Association), AFAA(Aerobics andFitness Association of America), LA Fitness and taken multiple nutrition classes. She managed Australian Bodyworks’ corporate fitness center for 10 years, started all the Bodyworks classes and started the personal training division in the club. She’s been certified in personal training and classes such as Spin, Step, Bodypump, Cardio Kickbox and Bodyworks. Melissa is very passionate about fitness and exercise as she has seen and achieved the results herself. Melissa is very motivated in helping clients reach their desired goals. Her workouts are challenging and rewarding. Clients know when they leave the gym, there is no doubt they received the best workout possible.