Born in Nagoya, Japan, Chio moved to New York in 1998 to study at Alvin Ailey. Since then, she has assembled impressive television, video, stage and commercial dancer/choreographer/instructor credits including:
The Queen Latifah Show, The Chris Rock Show, 1st Look NY on NBC, Good Morning America on ABC, Bacardi, recording artist Out Of Eden, Marina, Dee Robert, Lady O, KTU Beat Stock, the New Jersey Nets and the New Jersey Devils/Ironman Dance Teams.
She has been a faculty of Broadway Dance Center since 2001, where she teaches very popular JazzFunk classes, as well as various workshops such as "The Pulse," Summer/Winter workshop series and Teachers workshop. She has been also traveling to the studios all over North/South America, Canada and Europe teaching master classes and choreographing.