Ricki-Lee started dance at the age of 5 with Margaret Carlson's Pre-Primary Ballet class. She has trained in ballet, modern, hip hop, jazz, tap and musical theatre. She completed her Royal Academy of Dance examinations to the Grade 8 Award and in 2009 Miss Ricki traveled to England to study with the International Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD). She is a registered teacher with the ISTD and previously an associate of the Association of International Dance Teachers. After many years of assisting teachers in their classes, Miss Ricki began teaching her own in Lake Cowichan in 2004 and has since taught in many island communities. Ricki-Lee participates annually in the Cowichan Music Festival and has done many musicals with Frances Kelsey Secondary, the Cowichan Musical Society, and the Comox Valley Youth Music Centre.