Tina is one of Toronto’s most popular dance experts with a specialty in Latin dance. Tina is the co-founder and Artistic Director of City Dance Corps, one of Toronto’s leading dance schools going into its 11th year of business. As an leading figure in the Salsa dance community, she has been featured in numerous television shows and magazines including, Much Music, Fashion Magazine, Maclean’s, National Post, CBC’s “Living in Toronto”, Rogers “Toronto Living”, Elle Magazine, and CH TV to name a few. She has been a dance judge for international level Latin dance competitions and American reality TV shows such as Instant Beauty Pageant. As a dance advocate, she produces and sponsors an annual charity showcase, “Talent Defined” which features Toronto’s up and coming dance companies and choreographers. Tina also gained recognition for training lead actor Jake Simons for his role as the original “Johnny Castle” in North America’s fastest selling premier stage production of Dirty Dancing. As a choreographer, one of her most recent accomplishments include choreographing Nelly Furtado’s ‘Mi Plan’ South American concert tour. Tina travels with her professional Latin Dance Company teaching and performing at Salsa Congresses around the world and has been a featured instructor in Israel, Peru, Ireland, Bermuda and Puerto Rico to name a few. Currently she is a board member for DanceOntario and contributes to local columns such as Want To Dance website sponsored by the National Ballet of Canada as a Salsa dance expert where she brings some thought provoking and educational topics on dance to the forefront.