Melissa is classically trained in dance, and her performance skills and athleticism resulted in national titles in All-Star Cheerleader and Dance. After graduating from University of Dayton in 2008, she moved to Chicago and began teaching indoor cycling coaching and group X fitness for a large health club. Her trademark killer playlists will submerge you in the music, and riders will WOW themselves with the strength that comes from letting go. When not on a bike, you’ll find Melissa selling computer software and outdoors with husband Mike and their two pups, Rudy and Peponi (Pep).

+ Fun Facts

Melissa's favorite fitness motos include "If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you." and "Do it with passion, or not at all"

+ Music

In Melissa's class you can expect a killer playlist that will encourage you to push it beyond your limit. It's Melissa's goal to help riders get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

+ Social Media

Follow Melissa on Instagram @melisgurule for schedule updates, #fitspo, and puppy pics!