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Instructor Trainer bios

Melissa Siple

Melissa A. Siple

Northeast Pilates Education Centers
Manchester, Massachusetts, USA

IT qualifications
Matwork & Reformer; Cadillac, Chair & Barrels; ISP; SPX; Halo® Training

Additional credentials and designations


Melissa started teaching group exercise in 1985, and was certified through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). She eventually became a CEU provider for ACE, and certified in Personal Training and Spinning.  Melissa continued her interest in health and fitness by becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant. In 1998, Melissa found STOTT PILATES®, and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™, specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2003. Melissa owns a studio in East Greenwich, RI and is also certified in Zumba®, Yamuna® Body Rolling, TRX® and holds belts in Krav Maga, Budokon and MMA.  Melissa graduated from the University of RI with a bachelor degree in Human Sciences, and from Bryant University with an MBA in Marketing.  She holds professional certifications from the American Society for Training & Development, Seton Hall School of Law’s Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Healthcare Compliance program, the Healthcare Compliance Association, Dale Carnegie Training, and an EMT license from the State of RI’s Department of Health.

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