Chandra graduated from Fitzsimmons Dance Factory in 2003, and worked as a student teacher for a few years and also as a teacher her senior year. She was a part of the Fairport High School dance team for several years, and in college Chandra joined the Erie indoor football cheerleading team. She graduated from Gannon University in 2007 and received her Master's from the Chicago School of Psychology in 2009. Chandra continued to take recreational classes in Chicago at All About Dance. Currently she works full time at Rochester General Hospital and her daughter Kailyn is entering her third year of dance at Fitzsimmons!