Jose is a World Dance Champion, winning this important title two times in his professional career. With his passion and incredibly motivating personality, Jose teaches his students at Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Marlboro how to dance by keeping his lessons educational and most importantly, FUN! Jose began his dance journey at the age of 8, and since then, has and continues to compete in various styles of dance. We applaud Jose for many accomplishments, especially having been the first Ecuadorian to win the award “Best Dancer of the year” three different times in his country of origin, Ecuador.
Kara developed her passion for the arts at the age of two, where she began singing and dancing. Throughout her life, she continued to develop her skills through private instruction and musical theater productions at the Count Basie Theater. Kara is currently a Competitive Dancer at the Fred Astaire Dance Studios – Marlboro and now competes and performs in styles that range from Tango and Waltz all the way to Mambo and Cha-Cha. When Kara is not at the studio dancing, she is working full time as a Marketing Director for Immediate Care Medical walk-in. Together, Jose and Kara know how to captivate an audience with their incredible energy and powerful partnership.