Leah was born and raised in Park Ridge, IL where she discovered her love for dance. Leah was on the first ever Studio 22 High Tek, and then continued her love for competitive dance on the Maine South Hawkettes for 4 years. She graduated from the University of Dayton with her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science. Leah then attended Rush University, where she received her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy. Leah has always had a passion for working with the youth, and is extremely grateful she get to work with young children everyday to achieve their dance and daily goals as a dance instructor and a pediatric occupational therapist.