Anissa began her professional training at the National Ballet School of Canada. She continued her training at Quinte Ballet School. During her professional development Anissa spent summers with the Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer School, Pennsylvania Ballet School, L’Ecole Superieure de Ballet du Quebec, and The Banff Centre for the Arts Professional Dance Company as an apprentice. Upon completion of Anissa’s training she danced professionally with The National Ballet of Canada and Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Throughout her career she practiced Pilates as a way to strengthen while maintaining lean muscles and increasing flexibility. When she discovered Body Tree upon moving to Abu Dhabi Anissa decided to complete the Stott Pilates method teacher training. In 2014 Anissa co-created Bodytree Body and expanded the program to include Dance Cardio, Shred and Bounce. Aside from Pilates and Bodytree Body, Anissa also teaches ballet and Xtend Barre.