Marissa was born and raised in Danville, VA where she grew up an avid dancer and cheerleader. She graduated from University of Virginia in 2015 with a double major in Economics and Foreign Affairs. She most recently moved to Richmond to attend graduate school at the VCU Brandcenter to pursue a masters degree in Creative Brand Management. Always having a deep passion for the art of dancing and fitness, Marissa fell in love with the technique of barre and was certified here at The Hot Yoga Barre. Aside from teaching, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and showing her creative side with endless Pinterest projects. She is thrilled to be teaching at The Hot Yoga Barre and to be able to share her love for dance and barre with her clients and push them to achieve their best!