Eric Shoji came into fitness world in 2007, where he caught the attention of Fitness Expert and Creator of Dance It Out (DIO)®, Billy Blanks Jr. Soon, he began teaching and presenting DIO® across the country, later becoming the program's Certification Director.
Managing all the DIO® instructors worldwide (1000 in America, 1200 in Japan, 200 in Taiwan), Eric opened Blanks Studios in March 2014.
Eric has then gone on to work and perform with Billy Blanks (SR), Paula Abdul, the HodgeTwins, tWitch (So You Think You Can Dance), and more. Eric also accompanied Billy on his Dance It Out® tour in Japan as his DJ. He currently teaches Dance It Out® at Blanks Studios in Sherman Oaks, CA.