Emily Heller is from Harford County, Maryland. Growing up she trained under Rita Craft and Kim Bruegemen. Emily received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland where she studied with Sara Pearson, Patrik Widrig, Alvin Mayes, Adriane Fang and Christopher K. Morgan. In 2015 Emily’s solo choreography was presented in the 30th Annual Choreographer's Showcase at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. A big part of her life is gymnastics. She has 17 years of gymnastics training. Emily performed with CKM&A for one season.