kArInA, a transformational coach, specializes as a mindfulness and guided visualization meditation teacher, therapeutic belly dance instructor and empowerment workshop and retreat facilitator. She is also a spoken word performance artist. Combining spoken word with belly dance, movement improvisation and modern dance to create healing, empowering pieces, kArInA has been a regular performer at the Built on Stilts Dance Festival in Martha’s Vineyard, MA for many years. She has also performed in many venues in Los Angeles, CA.
By allowing herself to be transparent and vulnerable and welcoming all with openness, humor and nonjudgment, kArInA masterfully creates a safe bonding space in her classes. Her extensive experience is evidenced by the numerous workshops, classes and retreats she designs and implements for both adults and children. Captivated by the effects of healing through movement and dance, kArInA has explored and studied movement improvisation, modern, salsa, journey, contact, trance and belly dance.
kArInA is certified by the International Mindfulness Teachers Association. She received a Certificate of Completion in Spiritual Life Maintenance at Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development.