Sarina grew up in Portland, OR, dancing, singing, and acting. She has performed in many theatrical productions including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Alice in Wonderland, and The Glass Sneaker as Cinderella.
Sarina started dance at the age of three and was deeply involved in competitive dance starting at the age of seven. She was a four-year member of the Junior Blazer Dancers performing in front of sold-out games and has been a member of RAW Hip Hop crew, the pre-professional group, Kaleido, and has been a KreativMndz Elite member in Seattle, WA and Los Angeles, CA.
Sarina has also been on network TV shows such as GRIMM and The Librarian and has appeared in national TV commercials. Her most recent appearance was on NBC's World of Dance with an all-girls dance crew.
Sarina has enjoyed traveling to Los Angeles and New York City to work with various choreographers and artists such as Kyle Haganami, Brian Freedman, Tessandra Chavez, Kolanie Marks, and NappyTabs. She has also worked with and performed with artists such as Madison Beer, Jordan Fisher, and Now United. Sarina has also toured with Velocity Dance Convention as an MVA+ Member in their assistant training program.
Sarina has worked with Portland's Deep Sky Animation Studios as one of their key animation motion capture dancers. In the summer of 2020, they released an animated collaboration music video for Ashnikko and Grimes in which Sarina was the lead dancer and choreographer.
Sarina is also a fitness instructor with certifications in Zumba, Groov3 & U-Jam.
Teaching dance is a great honor and Sarina’s goal is to build confidence in her students and give them permission to shine. Her class will help all levels improve their dance and performance skills while having fun.
Sarina is so excited to share her passion and industry experience with her students. She can’t wait to see you on the dance floor!