Kara is an Instructor and Marketing Director at Plank Pilates Studio in the Lower East side of Manhattan. She recently moved to New York after graduating from Elon University in May 2011. In addition to her studies in dance and strategic communications, she completed her initial Pilates certification in 2009. She was in the inaugural class of Plank Pilates’ progressive apparatus certification program. Going beyond classical and contemporary Pilates training, it also includes elements of interval training and nutrition. While in college, Kara also extensively studied anatomy and brings that knowledge to her practice and teaching. She currently dances for an NYC based contemporary company in addition to working at Plank Pilates.