Coach and Ballet Instructor
Marina has performed professionally with Irina Smirnova Collective, Victoria Dance Company, Sergey Suncov Collective, Seventh Sense Ballet Company, performing various classical (Vaganova School of Ballet technique), jazz/modern, historical, and character roles. In 2003, Marina graduated from the College of Culture and Art, in Novosibirsk, Russia, with a degree in Choreography as a Ballet Master. Marina graduated with honors and awards.
Marina began rhythmic gymnastics training when she was four and began dancing at the age of 6. With six years of competition experience, Marina was a medalist in many Russian gymnastics championships. From the age of nine years old, she has concentrated and dedicated her life to dancing.
Marina is certified by USA Gymnastics in gymnastics instruction, safety and risk management, and SafeSport policies. Marina has experience instructing students of all ages in classical ballet, character and contemporary dance, and gymnastics and is extremely passionate about her work. Outside of coaching rhythmic and teaching ballet Marina loves hot yoga practice and staying home with her family.