Sophia is a registered ballet teacher through the Royal Academy of Dance and an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance (ARAD). She trained and danced extensively in Dubai and Australia completing all graded and vocational ballet examinations through the RAD as well training in ISTD and Ceccehetti syllabi. Sophia graduated from the University of Sydney with a BA (Hons) Arts followed by an 8-year career outside the dance world in Investment Banking before returning to her first passion, ballet. She qualified with the RAD in 2011 and has since been teaching children from 3 years old to vocational and adults of all levels. Sophia is currently working towards a Master of Professional Practice, Dance Pedagogy, through the University of Middlesex.