A California native and a graduate of UCLA, Karen has been dancing and training in many styles since a young age. As a professional dancer, Karen has toured with iconic artists including Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and Lady Gaga. She's appeared in a variety of television shows, live events, including the 2018 Billboard Music Awards with Janet Jackson. Karen is represented by Clear Talent Group and has been a proud member of Entity Contemporary Dance since 2009.As a choreographer, Karen meshes her different experiences in the commercial and contemporary dance worlds. She's presented original works at TEDxUCSD, the Capezio A.C.E. Awards in New York, and the McCallum Choreography Festival in Palm Desert, CA. Recently, Karen has worked with director Matty Peacock on projects for Carly Rae Jepsen, Shawn Mendes, and Billie Eilish. Karen was awarded the 2018 Favorite Convention Teacher Award by the Industry Dance Awards. She teaches regularly at Edge Performing Arts Center and is on faculty for Hollywood Vibe Dance Convention.
01: "West Side"
Begin this class with Karen by getting in a good cardio warm-up and dynamic stretching. Then jump into the combo where the focus is to challenge your body to move through different textures in an instantaneous way.