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Director
Karla Blanco

Dance Teacher

Solel International Partner | After School Dance Coach at Sheldon ISD

Professional Latin dancer and Choreographer born in Caracas, Venezuela, Karla Blanco de Landry has earned the distinction of being known as one of the best dancers in the world. She is recognized for having a wide variety of talents in which she mastered dancing to various musical genres. Karla is now the Director of her own studio El Sabor de Houston Dance Academy located in Houston, Texas. A studio as innovative and unique as she is.

During her extensive career as a Professional Dancer over the last 18 years, Karla has performed in over 250 shows and events in 5 continents: North, Central, and South America, Europe, Africa, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean Island Country of Curaçao. Within these continents, she has graced many stages in countries such as United States, in which she has attended presentations and competitions in California, New York, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. Not only has she been presented in the Americas, to include beautiful land of volcanoes, rain forests and ancient Mayan ruin sites, Guatemala. Her talent was showcased via transatlantic travel to Europe into countries such as Norway, Spain, then traveling onto perform across stages in the exotic land of Angola, Africa.

Karla has participated and medaled in several World Top Salsa Competitions. Not only has she won several categories, but currently holds an active “Judge Certification.”

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