began dancing at the age of 13, training at Step by Step Dance Studio, Located in Millstone Township, NJ. She moved to NYC to further her training at Joffrey Ballet School/Jazz and Contemporary program. She maintains a diversified training in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, contemporary, theatre dance, Latin jazz, tap, ballroom, African and more.

Since coming to NYC Erika has worked as rehearsal assistant to Matthew Powell, as well as assistant to Violeta Galagarza for her company’s KR3T, 25th Anniversary Show. She worked with Lane Gifford as assistant, stage manager and sound director for Gifford’s premier of ‘DASH’.

Erika trained under Jennifer Archibald in her ArchCore40 Intensive and received prestigious full scholarships to Elisa Monte Dance Company’s 1st and 2nd summer intensives under the directorship of Tiffany Rae-Fisher. Erika has danced with Arch Contemporary Ballet and continues to dance with JKing Dance Company(JKDC). She is also an official crew member with the legendary Dynamic Rockers NY Chapter, a nationally and internationally recognized break(dance) crew.

Other film, print, and performance credits include Art Stone Competitor Costumes, Baby Steps Walk NYC, Jermaine Manigault’s Language is Dead and Dance as Art. As a full time Naturally Intense personal Trainer under Kevin Richardson, Erika promotes a fit, healthy, and natural lifestyle and lives by this platform.

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