Ceci developed a passion for all things dance after beginning ballet and tap lessons at the age of 4. Throughout her childhood and teen years she competed in lyrical, jazz, and tap dance as well as cheerleading, and later coached cheer at Mammoth High School. While earning a BS in Exercise Physiology at Chico State, she dabbled in ballroom dance styles and taught ballroom basics at local elementary schools. After moving to Central Oregon she danced with Bend Latin Dance’s Ladies Salsa Team. She is an NAFC certified group fitness trainer and has been leading cardio dance, HIIT, strength training, and stretching classes for an online fitness platform for over 5 years. Ceci took her first pole dance class at Altius in October of 2021 and never looked back! Pole has become her passion and she hopes share her love for pole and all the positive ways it has impacted her life with her students. She is also a Registered Nurse and on the Community Outreach Team for United Women on the Fly. In her spare time she enjoys fly fishing, skiing, and spending time with her partner and their tiny terrier, Juniper.