Melissa Thompson moved to Arizona in 2016 from San Antonio, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M University – San Antonio with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Kinesiology and Exercise Science. She has been instructing in the fields of dance, cheer, & gymnastics for over 10 years. While in San Antonio, she spent many seasons managing the office of a busy dance studio in addition to teaching classes. In this role, Melissa was able to travel throughout the US, experiencing and learning from the country’s best dancers and artists. In her free time, she enjoys exploring her new state and spending time with her family and her dog, Teddy. She is happy to be joining Kat’s Artist Tree and is looking forward to meeting all the students and their families.