Ari began dancing at the age of 3 at the Dance Theatre of Jacksonville and then furthered her training at Towson University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in the year of 2015 and received a BFA in Dance Performance.
During her collegiate career, she performed with two professional companies in the Baltimore and DC area: VT Dance Company and Ballet ADI. Ari has also received training through summer intensives at The Ailey School as a Scholarship Student, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet.
When Ari moved to Chicago in 2015, she had the opportunity to perform with Giordano Dance Chicago for 6 seasons and has been immersed into the Chicago dance community through teaching, community outreach programs, freelance work with project based companies, and commercial work such as dancing for Showtime's "The Chi ''.
Beyond dance, she also has a career in health and fitness. As a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor, Ari has a passion for inspiring people to find their own personal voice and joy in exercise to increase both physical and mental health!