Erika’s passion for dance started 35+ years ago. As a young dancer in the Seattle area, she trained in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical and musical theater. Dancing competitively until the age of 18, she has entertained audiences internationally, as well danced professionally as an NBA Dancer for 5 years. Having studied dance at the University of Washington, Cornish College of the Arts and Westlake Dance Center, Erika continued performing and began teaching tap, jazz and lyrical throughout the Northwest.

Erika is certified to teach Ballet Bootcamp (Sleek Technique™), Buti Yoga and has 10+ years teaching all forms of dance.

She is the owner and director of FUZE Movement Studio, the artistic director of Voila! Entertainment, North County San Diego’s first premier entertainment company, showcasing singers, dancers, burlesque artists and aerialists. She is devoted to inspiring women to connect with themselves through movement and watching them transform from pedestrian to goddess in each class.