Karina Ups The Ante For Lupus

Posted on September 23, 2011 by Admin

Karina joined other celebrities on Thursday, September 22nd in Los Angeles at a Celebrity Poker Tournament to support Lupus LA. There was plenty of mixing, mingling and poker playing as Karina and others lent their support to this worthy cause. Lupus LA promotes lupus research, awareness, and education, and serves the needs of people with lupus and their families in Los Angeles County. Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when your body's immune system attacks your own tissues and organs. More than 1.5 million Americans have lupus. Click here for more information.

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Season 13 Rehearsals Going Great

Posted on September 18, 2011 by Admin

Rehearsals for Season 13 of Dancing with the Stars continue to go great for Karina and J.R.! They took a brief rest to talk to People Magazine about how the preparation is going. "I've learned so much; Karina is an amazing talent," J.R. says. "She has shown me that it's all posture, and framing and being elegant. It's all about fingers and toes. Being a guy, I tend to move all over the place." J.R., who served as a soldier in Iraq, says he enjoys "taking orders" from the ballroom pro. Read more of their comments here.

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Karina Returns For Season 13

Posted on September 04, 2011 by Admin

Karina is back for Season 13 of Dancing with the Stars. Incredibly, this will be her 10th season on the hit TV show. Her partner for Season 13 is actor, motivational speaker, retired U.S. Army soldier J.R. Martinez. J.R. is known for his starring role on ABC's All My Children and tours the country sharing his experiences as a soldier. J.R. was severely wounded in Iraq. He works tirelessly for veteran causes. J.R. took Karina to a Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson concert in Nashville on September 2nd. The concert supported Operation FINALLY HOME, an organization that provides... Read More

Good Day Karina!

Posted on August 25, 2011 by Admin

Karina welcomed Good Day LA to her dance studio in Woodland Hills on Monday, August 22nd. The live interview featured Karina showing Bob DeCastro (a.k.a. Bobby D.) and others at the studio some sultry hip rolls as Jillian Reynolds looked on from the Good Day LA studio. "It's really busy," Karina said, "I'm super excited; it's been something I've wanted to do for a long time." Whether you're a kid or adult, looking for all styles of dance or fitness classes, individually or socially, stop by Karina's studio or visit KarinaSmirnoffDance.com for more information. See the complete... Read More

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