Having studied Pilates as a young dancer, Kara went on to earn her Mat Certification from Power Pilates and Reformer Certification from Pilates Academy International. She is also certified in Poolates and has attended Pre/Post Natal, Chair, and Anatomy workshops among others. Kara has been teaching at the uber-trendy Crunch Fitness for the past ten plus years. As an in demand instructor, at one point she taught the most Pilates classes of any NYC Crunch instructor. She’s also been on staff at Clay, Club H, New York Health and Racquet Club, NYU Coles Gym, New York Yoga, the 14th St and Riverdale Y, and corporate clients including Penguin Publishing, Saatchi and Saatchi, and Time Inc. In addition she created Barrelates, her own class designed combining Ballet Barre with traditional Mat exercises. Barrelates was highlighted in Gotham Magazine as one of the Top 10 Workouts of 2012. Kara has been featured in Health Magazine and healthology.com and deeply values her longstanding relationships with clients spanning several years.