Paula has been a Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Registered Teacher since 2012, and has been teaching and enrolling students for the RAD international exams for the past seven years. She was born in Brazil where she completed her studies in Classical Ballet with the RAD under the guidance of her teacher, Ana Maria Pelegrino. Paula has also trained in contemporary dance with teacher Roberto Amorim, and with other great masters of Brazilian dance. She participates in annual workshops and courses related to Classical Ballet and RAD. She is also certified as a Pilates Instructor and Brazilian Physiotherapist.