In 2011, having graduated from a French school, Andrea came to Chicago from El Salvador. She came to the US to learn how to speak English fluently. As a double major at Columbia College Chicago, Andrea earned two BA's, one in Business Entrepreneurship and the other in Dance. While attending college, Andrea worked at the dance center of Columbia College Chicago and performed in several shows.
Andrea assisted Dr. Citlali Lopez-Ortiz for two years with her research at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. There, she found her passion for movement, teaching and sharing her love for dance.
After her trip from Europe in 2016, Andrea started to practice Yoga. Her grandmother had sent her a Yoga book that she drew and colored in for her. Andrea's favorite part of Yoga is self-discovery. She enjoys practicing and she always has an open mind to discover new styles. In 2017, she completed the one year yoga program and decided to embark on a journey to Asia. She is a company member of Ground Rhythm Dance Project. She has taught classes and presented work in El Salvador, United States, and is excited to share her love for movement across the world. andrea is currently a graduate student in the kinesiology department at u of i. sHE WORKs AT THE NEUROSCIENCE OF DANCE IN HEALTH AND DISABILITY LABORATORY. When not at the lab, she teaches at living yoga center and anytime fitness in champaign.
IT'S ALL ABOUT UNITING EVERYONE AND BRINGING EVERYONE UP RATHER THAN DOWN. YOU ONLY HAVE ONE BODY, YOU MIGHT AS WELL MOVE.
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