Gabriela, who is originally from Mexico City, started dancing since the age of 5. She has a degree in Ballet from the Royal Academy of Dance. Gabriela has been teaching Creative Movement and Ballet for over 25 years. She specializes in toddlers, preschoolers and young children from 2 to 9 years old.
Gabriela danced with the performing group at the Academia de Balle de Coyoacan in Mexico City. In Vancouver, she was a member of the Shalom Dancers for 14 years. She acted as the Interim Artistic Director of the Shalom dancers when needed.
In Mexico City, she started her teaching career as a teacher assistant before getting her own students. When Gabriela moved to Canada she taught in a Ballet Studio in Vancouver, and in diferent places in Richmond. She founded her own studio in 1990.
Besides her classes at Gabriela’s Movement Studio, she still teaches at different places in Richmond, including some Day Cares, Preschools and Montessory preschools.