Karina Performs at Lincoln Center

Posted on April 30, 2012 by Admin

Karina performed at the Youth America Grand Prix "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" on Friday, April 27th at Lincoln Center. Karina danced with José Manuel Carreño, the acclaimed ballet dancer who has performed as a principal dancer with the English National Ballet, Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. The annual event is known for introducing new dancers, choreographers, and companies and features the performances of international ballet stars. The New York Post calls it "the highlight of the New York ballet season."

Karina has danced with José before. Just a few weeks ago, they performed an amazing... Read More

Karina AIMs to Give Back

Posted on April 01, 2012 by Admin

Karina was interviewed by online magazine Tonic.com about her charity for children.

Reporter Gena Oppenheim sat down with Karina and spoke with her about her experiences with Dance Intervention, a division of Alternative Intervention Models (AIM). Karina's involvement with AIM allows her to teach kids how to express themselves through the arts.

Read the full article here.

A Tonic is by definition, "An invigorating, refreshing, or restorative agent or influence." Tonic.com writes about uplifting but overlooked stories of celebrities doing good and human interest stories capturing real people doing extraordinary things. Tonic aims to bring its readers positive stories that... Read More

Reigning Champ Returns for Season 14

Posted on March 13, 2012 by Admin

Karina is competing in her 11th season on the perennial hit TV show, Dancing with the Stars.

Fresh from her victory during Season 13 with partner J.R. Martinez, Karina is dancing this season with singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw.

Gavin admits to never having danced before, not a single dance class or anything, even when he was a kid, but he has been working very hard. Karina can always find and bring out the dancer in anyone, however; so look for some impressive performances. Karina is actually joining Gavin on his concert tour right now to make sure he is prepared for each... Read More

Karina Visits The View

Posted on March 09, 2012 by Admin

Karina appeared on The View on Wednesday, March 7th to talk about her new dance-inspired workout program, DanceFit-KS.

The View co-host Sherri Shepherd, who will be a contestant on the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars, joined Karina as she demonstrated several of the exercises from her Shape Up With Karina DVD.

Things soon turned hilarious which tends to happen any time Sherri demonstrates exercises on the show. When Karina told Sherri that a hip-twist move from the cha-cha would help her core, Sherri quickly replied, "I don't have a core, I got a belly."

And then to the surprise of... Read More

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