Nikolina, born in Bulgaria, began studying gymnastics and folk dance at an early age. She began performing in her teens before falling in love with Argentine Tango. Niki studied Tango in Buenos Aires with Tango legends Guillermina Quiroga, Milena Plebs, and Nito and Elba. She has taught throughout the United States and Europe, and has been a featured dancer in many films and music videos. She has been a member of The Tango Company since 2016 under the tutelage of Carlos Cañedo.