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Raquel is a consummate professional initially trained as a print model and classical ballerina. Raquel studied fine art at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, she directed her focus to medical aesthetics at the International Dermal Institute, becoming a registered medical aesthetician/laser tech in California and Massachusetts. Raquel brings over ten years of experience in holistic healing and medical aesthetics/laser holding certifications from the American Heart Association AED (Health Care Provider), The International Dermal Institute of Los Angeles (post graduate), Guinot of France, CME (Continued Medical Education) credits in Laser Skin Surgery via Syneron/Cynosure and Candela lasers, NYU, NYC. A certified Allergan consultant (Botox & Dermal fillers). She consults and assists in cosmetic surgery, tattoo removal & laser lypo-suction.
Raquel is also a celebrity make-up artist & boutique perfume designer. She worked with many national celebrities and magazines including: Bobbi Brown (Seattle WA), Jose Eber, Seventeen, Shape, Entertainer, and Glamor magazines. She currently hosts & orchestrates many national fashion shows, films, and charity events including: The Boston Ballet, Boston Casting, Boston Magazine, Saving animal victims of Katrina, Brandies School of International Business, The Massachusetts Film Bureau, Wang center for the Arts, Boston Latin Academy, The Elle fund, Make a Wish, Boston Magazine & The BCAE (Boston Center for Adult Education). Spokes Model for National Latin film Awards, Boston Latin TV, In Style Magazine Spring Show & ESPN.
Fine Arts from University of Hawaii At Manoa'
Teaching since 2004
Awarded Best of Show/Grand Prize Trophy from Dance Dimensions
The Couer D' Alene Ballet Co.
Former Professional Prima Ballerina Licensed Medical Aesthetician/Laser Specialist Studio & Private Classical European Ballet, Modern Ballet Stretch, & Water Ballet classes. Offering adult & children’s non-intimidating lessons by a former professional Classical Prima Ballerina. Professional Dance Training/Education Spokane Ballet Co. (age 3) Spokane WA. Children’s Ballet, Classical European Ballet Barre technique, Center technique Northwest Gymnastics, Couer D’ Alene, ID. Tumle, balance beam, stretch North Idaho Dance Arts Academy, Couer D’ Alene, ID. Director, Lorna Hamilton: Former Prima e’toile ballerina of the San Fransisco Ballet Co & Seattle Ballet Co Classical European Ballet, Jazz, Modern Pre-professional Ballet & Dance productions/Competitions Pointe’ Choreography: center/barre/combinations Prep for Professional Ballet Co. Auditions Corps de’ Ballet, North Idaho Youth Ballet (Junior Ballet Co,) Couer D’ Alene ID. Director: Lorna Hamilton Assistant Director: Julie Hudson Demi Professional & Professional Ballet Productions The Couer D’Alene Ballet Co (Professional Adult Ballet Co) Coeur D’ Alene ID. Directors: Duncan Shute’ & Monica Mudgett Shute’ Former Professionals of: Paris Ballet Co, The London Ballet Co., The NYC Ballet Co., NY, NY, Dallas Ballet Co. Dallas, TX, San Francisco Ballet Prima Classical Ballerina (Ballet Troupe of sixteen) Formal Classical Ballet Performances/Musicals: Professional Ballet Productions: Tchaikovsky’s, The Nutcracker Yearly Christmas Ballet, Spokane City Orchestra Copelia, Spring Production, Spokane City Orchestra Swan Lake, Spokane City Orchestra Romeo & Juliet, Spokane City Orchestra Various local Northwest performances (Honorable exit to enter college, summer season) Professional Cameo Performances The San Fransisco Ballet Co, San Fransisco, CA Four Christmas Seasons, The Nutcracker, Sugar Plum Princess The Northwest Classic Ballet Co. Vancouver, WA The Nutcracker, Candy Kane Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle, WA The Nutcracker, Sugar Plum Princess Competitions/ Awards Dance Dimensions Professional Dance Competition Tri Cities WA (Spokane/Seattle/Tacoma) Grand Prize Trophy/Best of Show 1993 Duet Performance Ballet/ on Pointe’ (Toe shoes) Partner, Sarah Riggles Prima Ballerina, currently of the Joffrey Ballet, NYC, NY. Dance Dimensions Professional Dance Competition Seattle, WA First Place 1992 Soloist Ballet on Pointe’ Personal Choreography/ Assistant Julie Hudson Music: In the Air tonight, Phil Collins Art on the Green, Summer Arts Festival Couer D’ Alene, ID Soloist Modern Ballet Talent Contest First Place Cheerleader Fly/Stunt Girl Post Falls High School, Post Falls, ID Varsity Cheerleader (four years) Football & Basketball Competitions Stunts, air flips, air lifts, air toe touches, air jumps , air basket tosses (Male Partner Blaise Kepp, Varsity Football, Stunt Base, Lifter, spot & catch the fly/stunt cheerleader during and after air-jumps) Primaiian Tropic Girls, Honolulu, HI/ Maui, HI Cameo Dance Hula Event New England Patriots NFL, Patriots Professional Cheerleaders Gillette Stadium, Foxboro MA Top Finalist (declined, conflict of interest with Pantene/Proctor & Gamble modeling contract) Ballet, Modern Ballet Stretch, and Water Ballet Instructor The Boston Celtics training facility, Healthpoint Wellness Center, Waltham MA Children’s classic beginner ballet classes (ages 4-6) focusing on technique: barre, center, and stretch Beacon Hill Athletic Club, Boston MA Designed, choreographed, & launched Modern Ballet Stretch, Intermediate adult dance class Boston Sports Club BSC, Various Locations Water Ballet (Adult) Modern Ballet Stretch (Adult), Boston MA betterfly.com, Boston MA Private classic and Modern Ballet Stretch lessons Bellevue College, Bellevue/Seattle WA Adult/College Student Pointe’ class Instructor Summer Workshops
University of Hawaii At Manoa'
American Heart Assosiation
International Dermal Institiute
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