Shelby was born in Baltimore, Maryland and grew up dancing ballet, jazz, hip hop and contemporary. After attending a performing arts high school, Shelby attended the University of Maryland on a full dance scholarship with a minor in Sports Commerce. When graduation came, she moved to Sydney, Australia to pursue dance and teach Pilates. After returning from ‘Down Under’ Shelby quickly joined the “corporate” world in the travel industry, having been to over 30 countries. She continued to dance in a local company for young professionals and quickly became a part of the New York fitness scene. She is a fitness enthusiast and travel addict and writes about how to stay active while traveling!
She believes that there is a type of workout for everyone so take classes and find what works for you!
When not in the teaching or traveling, Shelby is hanging out with her husband who also enjoys fitness class, and her puppy Henrik (Go Rangers!).