Rhonda started taking dance lessons in 3rd grade. She studied ballet, tap and jazz at K & K dance studio in Bartlett, Tennessee.
She then took Jazz and Acro from Elizabeth Ann Garner’s dance studio in Raleigh, Tennessee and was on the gymnastics team at Memphis Gymnastics, while in high school. Rhonda cheered, danced and tumbled from 5th grade through 12th grade at Bartlett High School. Her high school team was chosen as national champions her junior and senior year of high school. Rhonda was also chosen as Miss Mid-South Cheerleader her senior year in high school.
While at cheer camp her senior year, Rhonda was selected to instruct for Universal Cheerleaders Association, from Memphis, Tennessee. She was also chosen to dance for the Memphis State Pom Pon Squad. After graduating from M.S.U., Rhonda choreographed for college cheer teams at Louisiana State University, the University of South Carolina, Auburn University and North Carolina State University. It was at NC State, where Rhonda created the “Wolf Wall” pyramid. Rhonda was also the choreographer for the Memphis Showboat cheerleaders, the Dreamboats, for the United State Football League.
In 1986, she had choreographed two national champions, NC State and Bartlett High School. In 1988, she again coached two national champions at Bartlett High School and Colonial Jr. High School. Rhonda taught dance and gymnastics at Colonial Jr. High from 1985 to 1988. In 1988, she was asked to be the Coordinator of Spirit Activities for Memphis State University. She coached their until 1992. In 1994, Rhonda was the choreographer for the Memphis Pharaohs dance team, the Nilettes, in the Arena Football League.
In the summer of 1995, Rhonda’s family moved to Flagstaff, AZ. She was the dance coach for Firebirds Gymnastics for two years. In 1997, Rhonda began teaching at Arizona Dance Conservatory for Kristina Hart. Rhonda choreographed for Flagstaff Light Opera Company’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat.” When Magic Curtain Productions bought the dance studio, Rhonda eventually became the dance manager. Finally in August of 2003, the Harris Family built the studios here at All That Dance. She continues to teach pom and acrobatics today.