Her love for dance and contagious enthusiasm quickly led her to become co-founder and director of two Latin dance studios in Gainesville and Jacksonville, Florida.
Kareen has taught hundreds of group classes and workshops and directed/choreographed for numerous dance teams throughout her 14-year dance career. Her teams have performed at some of the largest salsa congresses throughout the United States. Kareen is credited with helping to create these two prominent salsa dance communities, leaving a legacy of dancers and instructors behind her after she moved to South Florida in 2013.
Kareen’s latest passion is working with couples. Whether it’s a first dance wedding choreography or simply teaching a few moves, she enjoys helping couples connect on the dance floor. Kareen has the unique ability to instruct even the most inexperienced dancer, fusing together technique, style, flair, and FUN!