Rochelle has been a performer for most of her life. After taking her first ballet class when she was five years old, Rochelle instantly fell in love with the art. Soon after, she began training in rhythmic gymnastics: she loved the combination of ballet, flexibility, and stamina in this sport. At the age of 14, Rochelle decided to fully commit her training to ballet. Rochelle trained and performed with many different ballet companies and schools in southern California until she was 18. After high school, Rochelle trained and performed professionally with LA Ballet (Los Angeles), Joffrey Ballet (New York City), and Bolshoi Ballet (Moscow).
After returning to California, Rochelle received her B.A. in Psychology and Child Development from San Diego State University. She also competed on her school’s nationally ranked dance team for two years.
In addition to teaching at San Diego Circus Center, Rochelle teaches ballet at a performing arts school in San Diego and also coaches rhythmic gymnastics at a gym in San Diego. Rochelle loves sharing her knowledge of flexibility with people of all different levels and backgrounds and looks forwards to working at San Diego Circus Center.


  • Active Flexibility
  • Manipulation
  • Ballet


  • Youth America Grand Prix Finalist
  • San Diego State University’s Athlete of the Year (2013)
  • LA Ballet
  • Joffrey Ballet
  • Bolshoi Ballet