Tresi is originally from St Louis, MO where she attended St. Louis University majoring in Physical Therapy. She has been in the profession of helping people improve their physical fitness for over 15 years and is certified as a personal trainer through the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM). She is also certified through Cycle Reebok and AFAA as an aerobics instructor and she is very passionate about teaching her spin and aerobics classes. Tresi has a Black Belt in Karate and has attended seminars and competitions around the world. Her love of sports has rubbed off on her four children and she enjoys encouraging them and teaching them to excel in their athletic endeavors. Tresi also enjoys training for and racing in the local 5k?s and she is now training to run in the Disney Princess Half-Marathon in March 2010.