Christopher Ray was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He trained as a dancer for 17 years starting out at the age of 3. Falling in love with acro by watching Cirque Du Soleil he turned his passions to learning acro, gymnastics, and tumbling. At the age of 13, Christopher Ray had the opportunity to learn how to teach and just never stopped. This opportunity lead him to his career in competitive cheerleading which Christopher then spent 24 years coaching, growing athletes across Arizona and spent 10 of those years choreographing across the nation. Christopher spent years creating rules and safety regulations for the all star competitive cheerleading and dance. Before landing at Evolve Fitness & Dance he spent 7 years as a professional dancer performing behind upcoming vocal artist, music videos, concerts, live performances and dance festivals.