Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA
Years on the Spirit: This is my 4th year on the Spirit.
Three words that describe you: Ambitious, Dedicated, & Compassionate.
One thing you cannot live without: My IPod
Not only do I need it for work, but I can always count on my music to keep me motivated and inspired throughout the day!
Occupation: Dance Instructor, Choreographer, Collegiate Dance Team Coach.
Dance Experience: Ive been dancing ever since I was 3 years old, and my main focus has always been on my ballet, jazz, and hip hop training. I have my B.A. in World Arts and Cultures, with a concentration on Dance Studies from UCLA. While at UCLA, I spent 3 years on the UCLA Dance Team cheering on my fellow Bruins at all of our home football and basketball games. I also worked in the television and film industry, appearing in several movies, a TV series, and commercials for FOX Sports and the Lexus Gauntlet. Since graduating from college, Ive spent 5 years dancing for the NBA.
Hobby/Hobbies: Pilates and Cooking
Interesting/Fun fact(s) about you: I was an inaugural member of the Boston Celtics Dancers!
Favorite movies: Its hard to choose just one. These are my top 5: Chicago, My Best Friends Wedding, Last of the Mohicans, Wedding Crashers, and Phantom of the Opera
Favorite TV shows: I love True Blood, and Im obsessed with Glee!!!
Favorite music artist: Madonna. Not only is she an amazing performer, but she is also one of the most intriguing people in todays society. She is constantly reinventing herself, and I truly admire her talent and creativity!
Favorite actor/actress: Julia Roberts
Favorite quote or saying: What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Favorite Clippers player: Eric Gordon
Favorite thing about Los Angeles: I love that there is always something new and exciting to do in LA
. From concerts at the Hollywood Bowl, to hikes through Runyan Canyon, people watching at Venice Beach or discovering an amazing new restaurant, theres something for everyone! Ive lived here for 8 years, and I still havent done it all
Although, if I had to choose ONE thing I love most about Los Angeles, Id have to say its the beach
. Theres nothing better than spending the day by the ocean, relaxing and soaking up the sun!