Raquel first began dancing in 2004 at the summer performing arts camp COLOURS in Maryland. The following year she began her formal dance training at FSPA where she learned Jazz, Tap, Ballet and Modern. Shortly after graduating in 2010, Raquel started learning street styles Breaking and Locking under Irvin ‘Spi-D Rok’ Cannon and Ronald ‘Ron D’ Ware. She performed with Nashville’s dance group Music City Soul for two years. For the past five years, Raquel has travelled nationally for dance competitions where she has placed in Top 8 and Top 4. She has taught dance styles at the YMCA, Concordia Arts Academy and FSPA. Raquel has a Bachelor’s in Advertising and will be seeking her Masters in Dance/ Movement Therapy and Counseling.