Cheri holds a BS from the University of Utah in Elementary Education with a specialty of Fine Arts. She is a graduate of Linda Fenton Dance Studio. She performed with the Advanced Ballroom Team at UVSC, the Utah Junior Ballet in soloist roles, with Mountain West Ballet, with Jordan School District's PRIDE, and in Promised Valley Playhouse's Saturday's Warrior. She has choreographed for Alta High School's Madrigals as well as for Jordan and Davis School Districts. Cheri has taught ballet, jazz, and tap since 1998.