CLAUDIA CASAL began dancing when she was 10 yrs. old at "Academia de Hilda Maria" in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. During high school, she continued her dance training in "Karla's Studio" in Nogales, Arizona. Claudia moved to Tucson, Arizona, where she began her training at Pima Community College and as well as taking additional dance classes at the University of Arizona. She graduated from the Dance Program at PCC in December 2011. During her studies there, she joined the PCC Dance Club for a couple of semesters and participated in the various performances for the Dance Program. More of her dance experience came from performances for the University of Arizona pep rallies, when she joined the University Dance Project. Claudia’s strongest dance background is in modern and Tahitian styles. She is also certified in Zumba Fitness and is currently the process of getting certified for Fletcher Pilates.