Tina Wallum had a long and varied professional performing career in the Twin Cities for 17 years. She danced with Minnesota Dance Theater, Ballet Minnesota, Ballet Art Minnesota, and Ballet of the Dolls. She trained all over the country including, Children’s Ballet Theater in NY, Pennsylvania Ballet, and has had some of the most renowned teachers that still inspire her. Currently she teaches for the U of M, TU Dance, and OOAL Dance School. She has been teaching for Metro Dance Center for 30 years and is now teaching her students children. Her scholarly research is in mind body centering which forever enriches her work.