ARAD / Solo Seal / RTRAD / RAD CPD Tutor / RAD CBTS Tutor / RAD Examiner / Autism Movement Therapy Certified Provider / Silver Swans License
Paola was born in Mexico City and started studying ballet at the age of 3 with Ms. Diana Alanis and Ms. Perla Epelstein. She completed all the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) levels gaining the Associate status of the RAD (ARAD) and later obtaining her Solo Seal, which the highest title awarded by the RAD.
Since young, she focused her studies in the teaching of classical ballet. She got certified as an RAD Teacher with Distinction and later she expanded her studies in various areas of dance like: anatomy, music, history and psychology.
the age of 27, she was selected to become an Examiner for the RAD to travel around the world examining children and adults. She was the first Mexican to be selected for this position, reason why she got the recognition of the Mexican Government.
In 2011 she became a Tutor for the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS) program and a few years later, she was selected as a Tutor for the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program to deliver courses for teachers around the world.
In 2019 she was certified in Autism Movement Therapy to be able to give dance therapy to people with disabilities, and she got the Silver Swans License to teach dance to senior learners (55+).
For many years she has been a guest teacher in various countries and has taken part as a member of the faculty at RAD Dance Challenge USA.