Sarina was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She obtained her BFA in Contemporary Dance from SFU in Vancouver and upon graduation completed an apprenticeship with the response., under the direction of Amber Funk Barton. In addition to her contemporary training, Sarina has trained extensively in various urban dance styles with Vancouver-based hip-hop companies SOULdiers Dance Co. and Culturally Defined. Sarina’s training has led her to Cubadanza (Cuba), Ultima Vez (Belgium), P.A.R.T.S (Belgium), and she was the recipient of the BIDE scholarship from OpenFLR (Italy). She has worked with Carina Otte in Berlin and is currently a dancer for the Requiem for Aleppo project in the UK, under the direction of Jason Mabana.