Michelle earned a Bachelor's in Dance from Point Park University where she was first introduced to Pilates. She continued to practice Pilates throughout her professional dance career. She toured the UK in a Jazz company with London Studio Centre and then joined Carnival Cruise Lines as a production dancer. She became Dance Captain for SAGA Cruises and continued performing throughout Europe before moving to Las Vegas. Upon arriving in Vegas she performed in many nightclubs and corporate events on the strip doing anything from aerial arts to go-go dancing to atmosphere modeling and has performed in 7 shows on the Las Vegas Strip. Highlights would be working for a feature role as a specialty for Franco Dragone of Cirque du Soleil. While in Hong Kong, she earned her Stott Pilates certification in mat and reformer pilates. She set up the Pilates program for Folly Parton's show Pirates Voyage in Myrtle Beach, SC, and continues to teach aerial hook and skills here in Las Vegas. Michelle is honored to be part of the Pilates family at Power Yoga & Pilates.