spc Kristina Koumaeva      

Kristina Koumaeva is a senior at the University of Washington graduating with a BA in Marketing from the Michael G. Foster School of Business. Kristina has trained in ballet, contemporary, jazz, and hip-hop, at Turning Pointe Dance Centre, Westlake Dance Center, PNB, Velocity Dance Center and UW. Choreography has always been a passion of hers, setting work on competitive companies around Washington state including Premiere Performance Company, Trilogy Dance Company and Definitive Dance. Within the last 5 years Kristina has performed with University of Washington Cheer and Dance Squad, Super Geek League and Seattle based modern company, The Three Yells. She has also assisted choreographers such as Jason Parsons, Ivan Koumaev and Stacey Tookey. As a local entertainer, Kristina has booked jobs with companies such as Nike, Lululemon Athletica, and USC. Her classes will be blend elements of traditional ballet with the athleticism and abstract movement of contemporary and jazz. She is a dedicated teacher, and is an advocate for her students as dancers, artists, entertainers, and people.