Ellie is a Chicago native! She was very involved in figure skating from a young age and continued to practice throughout her high school years. In college, she began dancing as a student at Fred Astaire and quickly discovered her passion for ballroom dancing. She loves sharing her knowledge with each and every one of her students. Ellie enjoys working with students of all levels to help them reach their true potential and achieve their dancing goals. She is a regional closed rhythm champion, regional closed smooth finalist, and national closed rhythm finalist.