Sandra is an Austrian tansplant currently living and teaching Ballet and Barre classes in Los Angeles, California. She has worked with celebrity artists Anne Kim Petty, Katerine & Christina Schwargenegger, Maria Shriver, Dakota Fenning, Ginifer Goodwin, Moon Bloodgood, Ben Afflec, Galen Gering, just to mention a few.
Sandra, warm patient and inspiring has a particular gift for creating a safe and energizing work environment not only for professional dancers but also for actors who may be intimidated by movement. She has worked in professional dace academies and colleges (Loyola Marymount University, AMDA. College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, UNCSA University of North Carolina School of Arts) as well as private studios ( Edge Performing Arts Center, Kova, 360, Pop Physique, FormuLA, Art of Pilates).
Sandra is classically trained and received her diploma in Ballet and Dance History of Vienna State Opera Ballet School in Austria and completed her scholarship in Ballet in Monte Carlo at the Ecole de Danse Classique de de Princesse Grace under Marika Besobranzova. She received an award at the Vienna Dance Weeks (Impuls Tanz) where she was able to work with many modern and contemporary dance professionals.
Sandra has perfomed for over 20 years as a dancer in live shows and on the big screen. She has been choregraphing for performing arts schools and for Film & TV.
Recent performance credits include:
Ballet: Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beuty, Gisella, Paquita, Raymonda, Romeo & Juliet, Coppelia, Don Quijote, The Four Temperaments, Seranade, Apollo
Films: Argo, Burlesque, Nine, Chicago, Dinner for Schmucks, Rumor Has It, Havana Nights, The Singing Detective, The Big Lebowski, Showgirl
TV: Passion, Friends, Six Feet Under, Ally McBeal, General Hospital, The Young and The Restless, Arless, Maggy
Commercials: AT&T, Coldwell Banker, Bebe, Lux Hair, Pepsi, Coke, Noxima, Ross
Live Shows: The Dream Store ( Monte Carlo), Triumph (Japan), Nike ( Hawaii), Matrix (L.A.), Celine Dion ( Las Vegas), U2 ( Academy Awards), Rickey Martin (L.A.),
Sandra has graced over 25 Fashion- and Lifestyle magazines and modeled for numerous catalogues in Europe as well as the U.S.
Editorial/ Magazines include: Glamour, Shape, Fitness, Self, Natural Health, Men’s Health, Brides, Details, Detour, Palm Springs, Wienerin, Diva, Freudin, Maxim, Elle, A Votre Sante