Emily offers over 15 years of accomplished experience in the Dance, Health and Wellness Industry. Her breadth of knowledge spans from Pilates, Yoga and Dance, to the Healing Arts. Beginning her teaching career in 1990 as a dance instructor in San Jose, California, Emily discovered her expanding love for movement, health and self expression.
In 1998, Emily became a company member of the internationally known organization, Culture Shock, a professional Hip Hop Dance Troupe in San Francisco. After performing with Culture Shock and many other Bay Area dance companies, she took on a leadership role where she founded and directed Future Shock Sacramento, a youth outreach affiliation of Culture Shock. After years of her dedication to the industry of dance in the Bay Area and Los Angeles, she had a growing passion for the healing arts; Emily underwent her studies in massage therapy and completed two Yoga teacher training programs recognized by Yoga Alliance. After years of teaching dance, yoga and doing massage therapy she continued on her journey as a practitioner and instructor of movement and healing arts and worked with renowned professionals in both physical therapy and fitness. Continuing her education through STOTT Pilates and completing level 1 and 2 certification programs Emily was offered a permanent position at Eklund Pilates & Fitness, in San Diego, CA where she originally trained.
Emily’s network reaches multiple industries, and her experience has been shared on a National level. Today, with expanding and impressive experience, Emily also dedicates time volunteering for multiple industry organizations and is working towards a degree in Transformational Leadership.