McKinley studied business and psychology at the University of Utah, and a passion for the spa and beauty industry lead her to attend the National Institute of Medical Aesthetics (NIMA). McKinley received her Master Esthetician license and started working as a laser technician in the Salt Lake area upon graduation. With the ever-expanding cosmetics and wellness industries, McKinley continuously expands her knowledge of skincare and anti-aging technology, bringing that expertise and skillset to Well-Beyond.
McKinley started dancing competitively at age 5, most recently dancing professionally for the Utah Jazz. She has since discovered a passion for yoga. While attending NIMA, McKinley met her husband and married in September 2016.