Alum | Gina Brescianini

Gina Brescianini started ballet at The McDonald College at the age of five. She then attended the Australian Ballet School and joined the Australian Ballet in 2000.

She spent 10 years with the company and was a Soloist. She was fortunate enough to perform all over Australia and the world in traditional and contemporary ballets.

Gina started practising yoga in 2001, perfect for supporting her busy ballet life. Gina is now the Lead teacher and Teacher Trainer and Performance Coach at Power Living Yoga Australia and is in charge of all education and programs.

“McDonald College is a school of excellence in the field of the arts. I truly was only able to have a successful career through attending the McDonald College. The school nurtured, trained and supported me to be able to achieve the high standard necessary to make it as a professional dancer. With the in school hours and extra curricular activities of Premier State Ballet, I along with all others was offered the exact prescription needed to enter into the professional world of dance. It gave me exceptional training and performance experience by the highest quality teachers, who I still regard today as being the best Australia has to offer. I am grateful to the McDonald College for their support and the endless opportunities that were given to me, shaping my future and allowing my dreams to come true.”

Gina Brescianini – Soloist with the Australian Ballet Co 

Throughout the past 12 years, Gina has rigorously studied and trained with the world’s leading yoga teachers, including Annie Carpenter, Maty Ezraty, and Duncan Peak. Gina is also a ballet and pilates teacher. She loves sharing her passion for teaching and her love of movement with students of all ages.