Jennifer Tehani Sarreal
P.O. Box 15653 Long Beach, CA 90808 • (562) 230-9194
California State University Long Beach
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, May 2006
Millikan High School Graduate with High Honors, June 2002
American Reiki Academy Reiki Master Certification, September 2009
California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) Verification, January 2007
NCCJ Human Relations Education Facilitator Training Certification, July 2005
ABC Bartending School – Certification in Bartending and Mixology, December 2004
US Sailing – Beginning & Intermediate Sailing Certification, April 2004
Honors & Awards
Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition: Fusion Category Champion 2008
Belly Dancer of the Universe Competition: Habibi Congeniality Award 2008
Yaa Halla Ya’ll “Gathering of the Stars”: People’s Choice – 1st Runner Up 2008
Queen of Salakayan Festival, Miagao, Iloilo, Philippines 2007
Miss Miagao-California 2005-2006
President’s Honor List
Golden Key International Honour Society: 2004-2006 (top 10% of juniors/seniors)
National Society of Collegiate Scholars: 2003-present (lifetime member)
Long Beach Rotary Scholarship: 2002-2006
California Association for the Gifted Student Grant 2002
Dream Shapers Los Angeles, September 2007 – Present
Dream Shapers Artist.
Christian Foundation for the Children and Aging (CFCA), January 2004 – Present
Child Sponsor for Palay Project in India.
GreenPeace, July 2008 – Present
USA Dance Orange County Chapter, Summer 2004 – Winter 2006
Member and Competitor. Ballroom & Latin Dance Association.
“The Evolution of Fusion…” Zaghareet! Magazine, January 2008
Cover Article on the History and Social/Cultural Influences on Belly Dance and its Pioneers in
the Western World as well as the Evolution of Synergy within the Art Form Today.
Magazine Editor, Sharina: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Marguerite’s Sacred Source Origins Series” The Chronicles Magazine, Spring 2007
Article on the Origins of Cross-Cultural Spiritual Traditions Involving Movement.
Magazine Editor, Chris: (817) 320-7109
“A Royal Experience” CSULB EOP Newslettter, Summer 2007
Biographical Cover Story on Post-Graduate Experience, Multi-Cultural Assimilation and
Personal Growth. Originally Untitled. Title by Editor.
Newsletter Editor, Hillina Jarso: email@example.com
Dancing Tehani, November 2003 – Present
Educator, Choreographer and Performer for World Performance Art Educational Programs,
Workshops, Performances and Classes. Presentations and Residencies for Private Institutions,
Museums, Libraries and Schools.
CSULB Recreation, June 2009 – Present
Recreation Polynesian and Belly Dance Instructor.
Rita Hayes, Program Coordinator: (562) 985-7351
Theatre of Hearts/Youth First: Artist-In-Residence Program, November 2008 – Present
Artist in Residence. Conducting World Dance Artist Residencies.
Julie Lipson, Program Coordinator: (213) 384-6878
Irvine Adult School, March 2009 – Present
Spring/Fall Semester Contract Dance Instructor.
Kay Brown, Community Services Specialist: (949) 936-7458
Homeland Cultural Center in Long Beach, October 2008 – Present
Contract Belly Dance Instructor.
Jim Ruggirello, Supervisor: (562) 570-1655
Chuck Hammon’s Portrait Workshop, Spring 2005 - Present
Live Model for Saturday Los Alamitos Painting Students.
Director, Chuck Hammon: (562) 429-4619
“Camp-A-Little” and “Camp-A-Lot” at The Arc of San Diego, July/August 2009
Volunteer Dance Instructor at Summer Camp for Mentally Disabled Children and Adults.
Camp Coordinator/Director, Lin Taylor: (619) 685-1178
Long Beach Ballet Summer Camp, July 2009
Contract Instructor for Polynesian and Middle Eastern Dance
Program Coordinator, Hilde Byrne (562) 426-4112
Stone Soup & Teen Soup Childcare Programs, October 2005 – March 2009
Guest Artist Conducting 10-Week World Performance Art and Culture Workshops.
Frank McKendall, CEO: (818) 905-1441
Camp Zoot, June 2007 – June 2008
Camp Counselor for One-Day Kid’s Camps Promoting Creative Play and Active Participation.
Director, Zoot Velasco: (310) 809-3733
Alpert Jewish Community Center, July 2008 – September 2008
Contract Instructor for Polynesian Dances
Program Director, Linda Sunshine Kyles: (562) 426-7601
Seal Beach Recreation & Community Services, March 2004 – June 2008
Contract Instructor for Polynesian Dances, Salsa, Hip Hop & Summer Camps.
Recreation Supervisor, Kathleen McGlynn: (562) 799-9660
Long Beach Community Action Partnership, September 2007 – December 2007
Guest Artist Teaching World Dance Traditional/Fusion Workshops for Schools in Long Beach.
Program Supervisor, Laura Loza: (562) 216-4625
Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, June 2007 to October 2007
Educational Presentations on Polynesian Dance in Amphitheater as Addition to Exhibit.
Family Programming Director, Ilaan Mazzini: (310) 440-4653
Marguerite’s Sacred Source Origins Series at GTOC, September 2006
Seminar Presenter on Ancient Hula.
Sponsor, Marguerite Kusuhara: (310) 502-4591
Homeland Cultural Center Long Beach, August 2006 – October 2006
Street salsa instructor for free community programs.
Program Director, Zoot Velasco: (562) 570-1740
“Camp-A-Lot” at The Arc of San Diego, August 2006
Volunteer Camp Counselor at Summer Camp for Mentally Disabled Adults.
Camp Coordinator/Director, Lin Taylor: (619) 685-1178
Buena Park Recreation, Parks and Community Services, January 2005 – July 2006
Seasonal Contract Dance Instructor.
Program Director, Gretchen Morales: (714) 236-3853
Seal Beach Keikis, Summer 2004 – Summer 2006
Director of Charity Polynesian Performances by Seal Beach Dance Students.
ANAI Volunteer Costa Rica, Summer 2005
ANAI Sea Turtle Conservation Program Volunteer. Southern Caribbean Coast, Costa Rica.
Student Volunteer Program, US: (714) 779-7392
Young Horizons Day Care, 1995 – 2005
Annual Volunteer Cultural Presentation and Performances for Children.
Program Director, Fe de la Cruz: (562) 437-8991
GameWorks Long Beach, January – June 2005
Drink & Beverage Manager, Rob Garcia: (562) 308-7529
Kick It Up Kidz Dance Studio, November 2004
Contract Dance Instructor.
Owner, Susan Jansen: (562) 430-1812
Manea Polynesian Dance Company, May 2003 – September 2003
Kahiko and Auana Hula Dance Instructor. Performer.
Manager/Instructor, Aurea Nonisa: (310) 200-0714
Ka Pa Hula O Hi’iaka, 2002 – 2003
Student and Performer. Kahiko Hula Halau.
Director, Kanoe Barker: (310) 413-9226
Sarrealism 2002, May 31, 2002
Multicultural concert. Producer, Director, Choreographer, Composer, Performer.
Mentor, Marilyn Anania: (562) 425-7441