Ashlie started dancing at the age of 3. She competed in jazz and lyrical until she was 15 when she joined an audition only, elite training program in Washington DC. Ashlie started working professionally in theater at the age of 10. She was in several professional musicals; singing, dancing and acting at dinner theaters in Maryland. Ashlie studied Cecchetti ballet until she was 15. She was the captain of her high schools’ varsity dance team for her junior and senior year, and was the team’s award recipient as a sophomore over five seniors. She was a distinguished scholar of the arts in Maryland. Ashlie attended Radford University as the first freshman to be accepted into advanced modern in the BFA program. She studied under Danah Bella before transferring to California State University, Dominguez Hills, where she was the Carol Tubbs Dance Scholarship recipient and continued her dance education. Ashlie has had the pleasure of working along side and dancing with Michael Nickerson-Rossi of Nickerson- Rossi dance in Palm Springs. She danced with the professional modern dance company, Funderburk dance company before becoming an aerialist. Ashlie competed in aerial arts for 6 years, studied under contortionists and Cirque artists and received 10 medals for aerial. Ashlie is also a certified Yoga and Barre instructor. She has taught dance for over ten years all over Southern California. Ashlie has choreographed for both competitive and non competitive programs. She has had soloists in local competitions and YAGP. She loves sharing her passion for dance and working with young artists.