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

Karina & Us Weekly Ride at SoulCycle

Posted on February 10, 2012 by Admin

Celebrating the Best Diets issue, Us Weekly teamed up with fitness hotspot SoulCycle to provide readers with two-weeks of complimentary heart-pounding peddling.

To kick off this exciting series in New York City and the newly-opened Los Angeles location, DanceFIT-KS creator Karina Smirnoff joined Us Weekly for an evening of fitness and fun complete with pre-work snacks, exciting giveaways and more!

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