Kristina is a graduate of the Richmond Academy of Dance and continued her ballet, jazz and modern training at the University of Arizona where she obtained her BFA in Dance. She also trained at intensives at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Boston Ballet and Alonzo King Ballet.
Kristina danced professionally as a soloist and company dancer with Ballet Spartanburg in South Carolina, USA, performing in both classical and contemporary ballet. She also toured China in the Great American Dance Tour with Artifact Dance Project and performed with the Arizona Theater Company.
While in the US, Kristina taught ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern and body conditioning and she continues to teach these genres since her return to Vancouver, sharing her love of dance with children and adults of all ages.