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Our Team - Melissa Pepler

Melissa Pepler

Jumping Beans Greater Wellington Licensee

Melissa is based in Upper Hutt, Wellington with her husband Quintin; their 5 month old girl; 4 year old boy and 13 year old step daughter. Melissa holds qualifications in Sport Science, Leisure and Recreation; Out of School Care and Recreation; Dance, and has developed specialized movement programmes for children with special needs. Her passion for making a difference to children’s development through early movement opportunities has grown throughout 20+ years of studying and working within Sport, Recreation and Dance sectors, and seeing first-hand the incredible impact movement has on a child’s learning and wellbeing.

Melissa feels privileged to be a part of the Jumping Beans Team to provide quality, safe, enjoyable and developmentally appropriate movement experiences for babies, toddlers, preschool children and kids. Melissa delivers the Jumping Beans Professional Series – a professional development suite aimed at early learning/preschool/child care centres educators. The focus is to provide in-house professional development to gain the skills and confidence to develop physical literacy in the children in their care.

Contact Melissa on 021 941 229 or at melissa@jumpingbeans.net