Ariana began her dance training at the age of 4 at the Dance Theatre of Jacksonville. She was a member of the Competitive Protégé Teams, competing in all styles of dance including Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet and Tap. Ariana has attended the American Dance Festival Summer Program, where she had the opportunity to learn from some of the finest Instructors in Modern, Jazz, Ballet and African. She began her college career at Meredith College, studying dance under Carol Kyles Finley, Talani Torres, and Alyson Colwell-Waber. During her time at Meredith she was a Full Company member of Meredith Dance Theatre and the Meredith Jazz and Tap Company and performed with both companies on numerous occasions. Ariana has been on staff at DANCE ETC since 2009.