Kari is originally from Phoenix AZ. She started dancing at age 2 and has had a strong passion ever since. Kari grew up as a competitive dancer, danced with Diana Ross at the 1996 Super Bowl in 2001, and toured the United States with Dance Olympus. In addition to her 24 years of dance experience, she has won choreography awards for her creative and innovative works. Most recently she was a maintenance choreographer for Disney including such shows as Disney’s Christmas Parade, Mickey’s Magic Calalcade, “CELEBRATIONS” 50th anniversary Block Party Bash. Kari opened Innerlight Dance Center in Arizona in 2008. In 2015 she sold “innerlight Dance Center” and moved to San Diego. She’s very excited to continue teaching and educating dancers.
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