Chelsea is a Bay Area native. Raised in Menlo Park, she studied at Menlo Park Academy of Dance until she graduated from high school. At the age of 18 she moved to New York to earn her BFA in Dance from Fordham University and the Ailey School. From there, she went on to join the Knicks City Dancers for 2 seasons before returning home to the Bay Area. After 8 years in the city she returned to the Bay Area for a short time, then she moved down to LA where she danced for the LA Clippers for a season. She now lives back in San Jose and works full time as a relocation consultant.