Meet Lisa Garino
Lisa Garino is a dance teacher/choreographer/performer/mentor from Bergenfield, NJ. She has an extremely wide range of experience and skill. Lisa has taught all styles of dance as well as acro/gymnastics in numerous studios and gyms in NJ for students of all ages. She has choreographed for numerous North Jersey High School competitive and recreational dance and cheerleading teams, as well as having coached and choreographed for a professional UFL cheer team, the Hartford Colonials. As a performer, she choreographed and was featured in music videos for numerous up and coming artists, as well as 4 time Latin Grammy award winning artist Milly Quezada. She has done print and runway modeling for Macy's and Hallmark. Lisa was a member of 3 different hip hop crews, other performing companies and groups, and was a cheerleader and gymnast. She has been in over 20 theatrical productions and musicals and has worked with countless reknown dancers and choreographers, such as: Luam, Sheryl Murakumi, Rhapsody, Wade Robson, Dave Scott, Shane Sparks, Brian Friedman, Robin Dunn, Sheila Barker, Mia Michaels, Mandy Moore, Frank Hatchett, Derek Mitchell, Roberta Mathes, and Finis Jhung, just to name a few. She won scholarships at Monsters of hip hop dance convention and took part in other conventions, such as the Pulse. She is very proud of Miss Carly Harper, owner and founder of Surge Studio, who was a hip hop and ballet student of Miss Lisa many years ago! Lisa is honored and excited to be a part of SURGE STUDIO! Be Blessed and Dance!