A native of San Diego, Corina began her training in jazz and tap with Helen Milhone and Bobbi Adams-Giltner. At the age of twelve she began her training in ballet at the Chula Vista School for the Creative and Performing Arts, and San Diego School of Ballet. While training under Robin Sheretz Morgan (San Diego Ballet), Jillana (NYCB), Steven Wistrich (City Ballet of San Diego), Javier Velasco (San Diego Ballet), and Jaquelyn Hepner (NYCB), she was accepted into the Boston Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet Summer Programs. She later was awarded a scholarship to Interlochen Arts Academy’s Dance Department for her senior year of high school, and a full scholarship to Dance Aspen Summer School the following summer. After accepting trainee positions with Milwaukee and Mid-Illinois Ballet Companies, Corina was offered a Company Dancer contract for San Diego Ballet’s very first season. Her career as a founding member spanned eleven years. She was a soloist in many of San Diego Ballet’s signature ballets, including The “Chula Linda” Variation from Mambomania, “Where the Boys Are” in Backseats, and “Pretend” from When We Have the Stars. She also performed as the Dewdrop Fairy and Spanish Chocolate in San Diego Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. While performing, Corina was asked to teach and choreograph at many local schools around San Diego. She has also choreographed and assisted for Steve Anthony for San Diego Junior Theatre, Christian Community Theatre, and MADCAPS in Point Loma. Her interest in learning more about body movement, injury prevention, and management of Scoliosis lead her to obtain a Pilates Certification from Kore Pilates, and is a a PMA™ Certified Pilates Instructor. She has been teaching this method for eight years and integrates Pilates principles in her classes to help her students have a better understanding of alignment and movement.