Sandy Arena is an artistic soul working from her Arts Illuminate Studio located in the Auditorium Center in Rochester, NY and from home. She is a portrait and event photographer, writer, filmmaker, & songwriter. She is a home school educator to her own children, as well as others as a photography teacher.  She teaches pom pom dance classes, and hosts an annual God's Girl Pageant. Sandy is the wife to Sam Arena & mom to three beautiful children - Alexis, Caleb and Annaliese. She is an avid runner having completed a full & half marathon in her lifetime, and currently training for a triathlon.  Sandy was a former fitness instructor, as well as a newspaper journalist and editor, and a food and restaurant publicist in the greater New York & Philadelphia areas. She is the author of the book Yahweh Ballet: Learning to Dance by Faith and filmmaker to the recently released feature length film Arise Sweet Sarah.  In all her endeavors, Sandy is passionate about sharing the joys of motherhood & family, as well as proclaiming Jesus as her Lord and Savior.   She juggles duties as a basketball, football, dance and pageant momager! R


ARTS ILLUMINATE
Arise Sweet Sarah Film 
Sandy Arena Photography and Music
God's Girl Princess Pageant
Illuminators Pom Pom Dance Team 
Conner's Game of Care Charity Basketball Game
It's a Sweet Trip Blog 
Yahweh Ballet: Learning to Dance by Faith Book
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