Get to know Karlene
Karlene has literally been kicking ass in the fitness industry since 1998. She is expertly trained in martial arts, having earned her black belt in American Kempo, trained in Muay Thai and JuJitsu, and is also a registered practitioner of the Bushido JuJitsu.
After making you beg for mercy, Karlene can heal all your aches and pains. She specializes in chronic pain management through therapeutic touch. She graduated from a massage therapy program at Northern Virginia Community College and is also certified through the Kurashova Institute in Russian Medical Massage, a technique dedicated to managing fibromyalgia conditions.
Karlene’s interest in balancing fitness and nutrition is evident in her work as a fitness educator and nutrition lecturer for a number of government and private businesses in the Washington metro area. She enjoys teaching boxing, cardio kickboxing and mat pilates classes.