Helia Megowan started in rhythmic gymnastics but began her formal ballet training at age five with School of Oregon Ballet Theater. She took her Intermediate through Advanced Two Royal Academy of Dance exams with June Taylor-Dixon and earned Distinction on each one. She trained for one year at the John Cranko School in Stuttgart, Germany, and attended summer courses at School of American Ballet, San Francisco Ballet School, and Houston Ballet Academy. Additionally, she coached a Rhythmic Gymnastics team during her senior year of high school. Next year, she will be studying Biology at the University of Oregon Honors College as well as dancing in Eugene Ballet’s Pre-Professional Division.