Christina is a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under multi-time World Champion, 6th degree Black Belt Cleber Luciano Costa from Cleber MMA in Huntington Beach, CA and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was one of the first female Texans tested and awarded her Blue Belt by Master Cleber Luciano, 4th degree Sean Cooper, and Professor Adrian J Trevino. Christina is also a Gracie Women Empowered certified instructor under Ryron Gracie, Rener Gracie, Eve Gracie, and Victoria Gracie from Gracie University out of Torrance, CA. Christina is passionate about teaching self-defense and that passion shines through in her classes. She is the lead instructor for the Gracie Women Empowered program and an assistant instructor to the Gracie Bullyproof program.