Sara Patino joined COCA in 2011 as a Yoga Instructor. Sara brings many years of fitness teaching experience to the program. Her passion for teaching in a fun, motivational manner is channeled through several forms of fitness classes including yoga, spinning, kick boxing, dance aerobics and body sculpting. Sara proudly holds a Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification, AFAA Group Fitness Certification and an ACE Personal Training Certification. She embraces cultural dances and is a full-time artist. Since the age of eight, Sara has danced Colombian folkloric dances and performed throughout numerous cultural fair stages in the Midwest. In addition to embracing her Colombian heritage through dance, Sara also practices Flamenco, a style of dance from Spain. Designing jewelry and metal-smithing began as hobbies for Sara and became a full-time business in 2008. She sells her collection in stores, online and in catalogs nationwide.