Anchorage born and raised, Tisa Olson began dancing at the age of 5. She grew up dancing and performing with Studio 49 Dance Company under the instruction of Mikal Preston, where she trained in the areas of jazz, tap, acrobatics, ballet, and hip-hop. After graduating from West Anchorage High School, she attended the University of Idaho and obtained a B.A. in Exercise Science and Health. Returning to the Great White North in 2016, she pursued her passion for dance and continued training. She currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona and dances professionally in the NBA for the Phoenix Suns.