Cuban Dance, Choreography, Instructor Training
Karelia studied at EVA José María Heredia and graduated from the Professional Dance Academy with advanced training in dance instruction, performance, and choreography. By twenty-one, she was a soloist with the professional dance company, Folklorico Oriente. She went on to become a principle dancer with Sabor DKY and then founded Tierra Kaliente in 2016. Karelia continues to tour and teach internationally, having taught in 23 different countries.