Darla Hernandez began dancing at the age of three in her preschool dance class. She loved to dance and continued through to her high school years. In college, at Cal Poly Pomona, Darla was a member of the competitive Hip Hop Dance Team. In the start of her professional dance career, Darla has danced with a variety of teams in different dance genres from Salsa to Polynesian to Hip Hop. One of her favorite dance experiences, was when she was contracted as a performer for the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. In addition to performances and competitions, Darla has choreographed and instructed dance for the past 10 years. Some of her best routines are performed by the Upland Highschool Dance Team. Darla has her degree in Early Childhood Education which is a great asset while working with children of different age groups.