Teacher Bio: Cecilia Hernandez

cecilia-hernandez-230Cecilia has a degree in Interior Design and a Diploma in Acupuncture, Aerobics and Personal Training. She began taking ballet, folklore and gymnastics (Competing with the National team) since she was 7 years old. At age 20 she participated for 7 years in the TV program “Ritmo Vital”. She taught aerobics at the training center of Televisa and participated in Reebok National Conventions. In 2002 she was the owner and manager of ‘Ladies and Babies Gym’. Also in 2002 Cecilia began practicing Irish Dance. She competed in U.S. cities like San Antonio, Charlotte, Tucson & N.Y. always placing highly.

In 2006 she decided to open and run an Irish dance school in Cancun (as part of Irish Dancing de Mexico with Alicia Mosti TCRG). Since then she has taken her students to participate in national and international competitions as well as important events in this city, as the first festival of St. Patrick’s Day in Cancun and Playa del Carmen. From May 2011 to February 2012, she was part of Inishfree School of Irish Dance (Neill Reagan ADCRG) and organized the first Feis in Cancun in January 2012. Cecilia is delighted to now be the director of the Niall O’Leary School of Irish Dance in Cancun.