HOMETOWN: Mexico City, Mexico



  • Was exposed to both acting and dancing at a young age.  Joined dance groups in school and appeared in Mexican soap operas.
  • Trained in acting, jazz dance, Hawaiian dancing and cheerleading. Discovered salsa late in her high school years.
  • Moved cities to be able to train with a well known Mexican dance group Salsa Con Clave.  The dance troupe was directed by the world-known Víctor and Gaby.
  • Danced with Salsa Con Clave for 6 months then decided to go to NYC to improve her salsa dance skills.


  • Decided to stay in NYC and she was invited to join her dream dance company, Yamuleé.  She trained with the director of the Yamulee Dance Company, Osmar Perrones, and soon became his dance partner.
  • Karel has become known world wide as a top dancer and instructor.  She travels across the globe as a solo artist, instructor and choreographer.

For more information on Karel Flores visit SalsaBachataOnline.com.


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