From an early age, Emily has enjoyed moving her body. The love of movement began with a delight in gymnastics. The strength and flexibility needed were humbling, yet taught Emily perseverance. When her coaches encouraged Emily to start competing, she lost the innocent passion that had always been there for no one but herself and felt the dynamics of the sport shift. So she moved on to other activities, like the dance team in high school. After three years, and an entire lifetime at that point, of finding movement in her body, she still felt that something was lacking.