Sara Coffin is an independent dance artist, dance educator and Co-Artistic Director or Mocean Dance. She holds a MFA in Choreography from Smith College (USA), BFA in Dance from Simon Fraser University and Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Dalhousie University.
The matrix of her teaching background includes college level academia, professional training programs, dance studio setting in recreational or pre-professional programs, within the public school system, workshop intensives, and master classes as a guest artist. This portfolio includes the five-college consortium in Massachusetts, NSCAD, Holland College School for Performing Arts, and Universidad Rafael Landívar in Guatemala City. Sara's teaching philosophy includes somatic based practices, harnessing momentum through a highly tuned articulation of weight flow and conceptual base learning models that leverage the creativity of her students.