Cristina Santana


Dance Specialty
Salsa w/Belly Dancing
San Diego, CA

Born in Mexicali, Mexico, Cristina Santana started dancing at age 7 when a friend invited her to ballet class. Santana took up Salsa dancing six years ago after moving to the U.S. Santana enjoys singing, eating and listening to music, and counts Mikhail Baryshnikov as one of her favorite dancers. She was voted off on June 24, 2010. Her elimination was not unanimous. Nigel Lythgoe defended her but Mia and Adam disagreed. The following week Mia and Adam stated they had made a mistake eliminating Cristina instead of Melinda Sullivan who deserved to go the week when Cristina was eliminated.