Former professional salsa dancer, Mel fell into the Fitness Industry in 2009, prior to becoming pregnant with her daughter.
Once a hobby, her passion for teaching others soon grew and turned into a career which enabled her to take care of her children, whilst working from home.
She became the first Zumba Instructor in her area in 2009 and had incredibly successful classes, teaching over 80 – 100 people in each one!
She qualified as a Fitness Instructor in 2013, keen to develop further, she took several qualifications: Children’s Fitness, Pre Post Natal Fitness, Boxercise to name a few.
She became a Personal Trainer in 2016 and ended up working as a freelance Fitness Tutor for the same company she qualified with!
Mel has worked with several Fitness brands as a Trainer, she also headed up clothing sales and distribution for big dance fitness brands; Bokwa and Clubbercise.
Beatz Fitness Ltd
Fast forward to 2017 and the creation of Beatz Fitness, the hottest new Fitness Brand out there!
With their team of Presenters, they have travelled up and down the country, presenting at Fitness events and training Instructors to teach Beatz, their Dance Fitness Program (1st program of many to be released over the next 18 months) and it has truly exploded!
As a prominent Dancer/Performer/DJ/Events Promoter on the Salsa Scene, Mel also ran several successful events with her husband Steve, including two Salsa Weekenders with over 700 people in attendance.
Together Mel and Steve ran the hugely popular online Salsa Magazine ‘Salsa Central’ and travelled the world, interviewing and filming Bands, Artists and DJs at some of the most prestigious events across the globe!
She now runs regular exclusive fitness Masterclasses under the Beatz Fitness banner and they are always sold out within a few days!
Mobile Marketing Academy
Mel is also a total geek when it comes to gadgets/apps/film editing and regularly coaches fitness professionals how to be responsible for their own marketing and how to stay ahead of the game!
She runs a private Mastermind Group for Fitness Professionals (it only opens twice a year) wanting to learn how she became successful!
Mel also runs monthly networking events for female business owners/entrepreneurs wanting to start/develop their businesses.
She works in conjunction with Ben Fowler, owner of the family-friendly local Coffee Shop Coffee Crew.
If that wasn’t enough, she is also a prolific Health and Fitness Blogger and is regularly in demand for interviews and brand reviews/endorsements.
Mel has shown that you can be a mom and still have a career that you truly love!