Ms. Cari

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Ms. Cari “da RAGE” is a Dancer, Instructor, Choreographer and Performing Artist from Chicago. Mommy of 2 beautiful girls. She has been professionally teaching dance, fitness and choreographing special events for over 18 years. She is proud to be the Founder • Artistic Director of Graffiti Rhythms LLC. When she is not in class, Ms. Cari is the choreographer/ dancer for several local musicians! The Chicago native founded Graffiti Rhythms in 2010 with the intention to make Dance & Fitness fun and attainable for everyone. She specializes in Hip Hop, but has experience in many traditional dance techniques including Ballet, Contemporary, Latin, West African, House and more. Cari “da RAGE” is currently certified in Zumba Fitness, Mixxedfit, STRONG by Zumba, Group Fitness and CPR/First Aid. She’s also an Artist in Residence at The Joy Room Chicago with her Kids/Teens Dance Program excelling in their eclectic open space. Fitness Instructor at Level Up Health andf Fitness studio in Niles, IL.  And is excited to rock out in Portage Park’s newest spot Chicago in Action Studio for her team’s fall fitness classes.

 

”At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.” ~Frida Khalo

Clarybelle

Clarybelle Camacho is a Chicago teaching artist, wife, mother, fitness instructor, and community leader; with a passion to give and be involved in the community. Clarybelle has been a vibrant part in the fitness industry. Growing up she was involved in sports and Latin dancing, and today she continues to make health & fitness a lifestyle. Throughout her life she has dedicated her time to inspiring and connecting with women. Clarybelle proudly became a certified Fitness Instructor 3 years ago. She wants her clients  to set goals, push themselves and feel confident about who they are. Clarybelle truly believes in a healthy mind, body, and soul. Check out her Boot Camp Beats Classes with free weights and great music; to challenge your endurance and strength.

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Nana

Nana Sahagun is a university of Illinois Graduate with a BA in Fine Arts: Focus in Communication and Psychology. There, she also minored in Graphic design. Nana has been teaching dance fitness for 4 years now and is certified in two styles of dance: Zumba and MixxedFit. Her creative background consists of a wide variety of artistry such as painting, sketching, DIY projects (and more). She runs a small Arts & Crafts business called, “Décor Galore by Nana” @decorgalorebynana in which she sells her creative/artistic services. Her dance background ranges from early childhood pom squads and dance teams, to being captain of her college dance team for 3 years, musical theater dance and now dancing, performing and teaching all over the city of Chicago. She recently completed her first Summer dance fitness gig with Navy Pier – a program called Rush Hour Fitness sponsored by LifeWay. Due to her Theater & Dance background, Nana has fallen in love with Dance Fitness as a form of self-expression. She exudes passion while teaching and finds it as a source of mental & emotional healing. Her style of dance is all about how it makes you feel - It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, an overall calorie-burning Dance party! Her classes allow everyone to find  joy in working out and advances you to a better, healthier, YOU! Nana is also a loving Cat mama to Dr. Grey & Ginger. In addition to dancing, Nana has a career in Accounting; working in the Finance Department at her Private Equity firm in downtown, Chicago.

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