Rina was born in a town called Amatitlán, she moved a long time ago to Jocotenango, a town north of La Antigua. She’s been teaching Spanish for 16 years. In her free time she enjoys running as a way to keep herself healthy and happy. Her favorite food is a typical meal called “arroz cocido” she likes it because it is really easy to prepare. Rina likes to get to know her student’s cultures and traditions from their native countries and she always encourages people to learn Spanish because it is a way to learn about all Latin American cultures. Her favorite word is empatía – empathy because she knows that when you show empathy to others, they will show it to you too.