DANCE ARTIST, TEACHER AND COACH
Sini Länsivuori is an award winning dancer, teacher and coach. She completed her studies at the Finnish National Opera Ballet School in 1985 and continued to dance with the Finnish National Ballet. She has danced in many classical ballets and contemporary works by choreographers such as Ohad Naharin, William Forsythe, Jirí Kylian and many significant Finnish choreographers.
She has danced with the Tero Saarinen Company since 1998. She has also been Saarinen´s assistant and Rehearsing Director since 2001. Länsivuori finished her studies in dance pedagogy in 2004 and after that she has been teaching professional dancers and vocational students (Finnish National Ballet School) for 15 years all over the world, in 30 countries.
She was the Head of Artistic Development in the Tero Saarinen Company during 2014 - 2021.
Currently she is a freelance Dance Artist and is studying Dance and Movement Therapy at Eino Roiha Institute.
Sini Länsivuori received the prestigious Finland Prize in 2007. In 2014, she received the Finnish Dramatic Art Medal of Honor by the Central Organization of Finnish Theatre Associations for her 30-year career.
She created Salon de Danse in Paris in 2013 and is developing dance classes that take place in different inspiring spaces for everybody regardless of background.