A graduate of Virginia State University with a B.A. in Public Relations: Mass Communications, Candis has over 16 years of dance training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet and Modern along with 10 years of dance competition experience, While at VSU sheperformed for two years with the “Essence of Troy” dance line, transitioning her into an award winning competition choreographer. While living in Atlanta, Candis has performed with the African American Dance Review, judged for the Georgia High School State Dance Championship, Revolution Dance Competition, choreographed for an episode of Drop Dead Diva, served as interim Coach for the South Carolina State University dance line and has provided guest choreography for events and studios all throughout the South East. She is also a member of the National Dance Education Organization. Candis has been able to accomplish this all while simultaneously maintaining positions of Co-Assistant Director of a dance studio in Stockbridge, GA, a Lead Instructor for a dance studio in Marietta, GA, as well as middle and high school educator.