Chie originally learned to dance growing up in Japan. She started her dance career as a student in a studio setting and evolved into practicing on the streets and performing at local clubs. She has 19 years of dance experience in hip-hop and jazz funk. She spent a year and half training with Mr. C in Guam (who also instructed Marko, the 3rd place finisher in Season 8 of television show, So You Think You Can Dance). She was a Dance Theater Fairbanks instructor for 3 years . Her class will cover beginning movements for hip-hop through edgy and fun choreography.