As a child, Stephanie earned her reputation as a veritable Houdini. Her innate climbing skills allowed her scale walls and fences, escaping to roam about the neighborhood much to her parents chagrin. After years of staying close the ground running and practicing yoga, she finally channeled her love of heights in rock climbing. One day, while watching a woman practice silks at the climbing gym, Stephanie was enchanted by the allure of aerial arts. She currently studies aerial hoop (lyra), single- and double-point trapeze, partner balancing, and aerial hammock.