Karina started dancing at the age of 3 and has studied pointe, ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip-hop, acro, musical theater, and Graham, Limon, Hawkins and release modern techniques. She is a very accomplished dancer in the competitive field, winning countless awards, scholarships and top honors at regional and national dance competitions and conventions. A well-trained dancer, Karina has been invited to do performances as well as choreography for various shows, musicals and events around the United States. She has coached and choreograped for the Mohawk Dance Team and Calvert Dance Team , both in Tiffin, and has coached the Tiffin Calvert High School Cheerleaders. Her choreography has won several awards including best choreography, most entertaining act and top overalls at regional and national dance competitions. Karina has choreographed and taught for In Motion Dance Studio in Tiffin, Cleveland City Dance in Cleveland and Dotty McGill's School of Dance in Grove City, Pennsylvania. Karina is a 2010 graduate of Heidelberg University with a BA degree in Musical Theater. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University where she received her MFA degree in Dance. She loves providing a variety of dance training as well as opportunities to develop a dancer's own unique style.