Erica graduated with her masters in secondary education from Quinnipiac University, in Connecticut, in 2004. She is a high school teacher because she values educating and helping others. In 2005 she became ACSM certified in Personal Training. She believes it is important motivating women of all ages and fitness levels, allowing them to feel comfortable in the fitness world and with themselves. She was a cheerleader from the second grade to her senior year of high school, in college participated in kick line, and just recently ran her first 5K. She has always tried to stay involved in fitness and feels better after a great workout.