Jazz  Instructor


As a professional dancer, Christine Yasunaga has danced on Broadway in the original cast of the Tony Award winning musical "The Lion King", "The King & I" starring Lou Diamond Phillips, the pre-Broadway production of "Flower Drum Song" with Lea Salonga, and in Radio City Music Hall's "Spring Spectacular". She has also danced with Bernadette Peters, Ricky Martin, with the LA Contemporary Dance Company, Hawaii Ballet Theatre, was an original member of NIKE's Culture Shock LA and NYC and appeared in numerous commercials and industrials. She has a B.A. in Dance from UCLA and has choreographed over 30 musicals here in Hawaii. In addition, Christine has choreographed the stage show, "Waikiki's Rockin' Reception", "The Dukes of Surf", for the new Amazon/Sony TV series, "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and was the dance rehearsal director for the Netflix movie, "The Wrong Missy". She has seven Po'okela Awards for her choreography at Diamond Head Theater and Manoa Valley Theater. Christine is also the Creator and Executive Producer of the local, reality TV show called "Destination: Groove Dance Hawaii" which successfully aired on KHNL. She is also a Pilates instructor working with clients from the ages of 12-85. Please check out her newest business, Pilates HI at christineyasunaga.wixsite.com/pilateshi.