Monica is a self-proclaimed geek, teacher, a mother to two wonderful boys (Ben Michael & Sam). She has a B.A., a B.S., and is credentialed to teach physics, chemistry, and math. Monica’s educational background and experience has allowed her to approach the pattern making and design process from a very scientific angle. To her, patterns are nothing more than complex mathematical nets and a bra is an engineered structure to designed to support mass.
BravoBella combines Monica’s love of science, sewing, and teaching. She considers herself a teacher at the core of her being and hopes to empower her customers through her classes and instructional materials.
Outside of BravoBella and teaching, you can find Monica spending quality time with her family, training as a black belt martial artist, or wandering among the trees.
5 Non-bra-related Things You May Not Know About Monica
1.) She loves mystery novels. Her favorite series growing up was “The Cat Who…” books by Lilian Jackson Braun. Another favorite series of hers is the “Clan of the Cave Bear” series by Jean Auel.
2.) The one guilty pleasure that she cannot and will not give up is…PIZZA! She has successfully integrated pizza into her everyday menu.
3.) If travel is good for the soul, Monica’s soul is in top notch shape. She has traveled all over the world to 15 different countries.
4.) Hablas español? Monica does – fluently!
5.) Lions and tigers and…cats, oh my! Pre-BravoBella, Monica was a keeper of big cats of all kinds.