Ashley was born and raised right here in St. Peters. She studied dance for over 15 years. She performed solos, duets, trios, and group routines. She studied all different forms of dance and especially enjoyed lyrical, hip hop, and jazz. She went onto Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. Where she was on the nationally ranked dance team. She served as captain and assistant coach while being a part of the Raven Dance Team. While getting her Bachelors in Athletic Training and minor in dance, she was part of a student run dance studio called the Raven School of Dance. She taught preschool as well as choreographed and danced in student pieces. During the summers in college, Ashley was a guest choreographer at the Dance Arts Center and Missouri Western State University. When Ashley graduated in 2010, she got a job offer to teach at the Dance Arts Center in St. Joseph, Missouri, She worked at the Dance Arts Center for 1 year before she got married and relocated back to St. Peters in the fall of 2011. Since then, she has been a personal trainer at Curves in St. Peters and raising her son Bryce. She is beyond ecstatic to be back in the dance world and ready to share her passion and talent of dance to the students at St. Peters Academy of Dance!