Sophia Gleason was born and raised in Southern California and recently relocated to the North Dallas area with her husband and 2 year old son. She began dancing at a young age and participated in many regional and national dance competitions. She received her BFA in Dance from California State Long Beach. While attending college she received her Pilates certification from BASI (Body Arts and Science) under the guidance of Karen Clippinger. After college she danced professionally with several dance companies around the Los Angeles area. She continued on to teach dance, both recreationally and competitively at Pacific Dance in Orange County. In addition to teaching dance and Pilates she is also a certified Pure Barre instructor.