Karen Lee teaches social ballroom dance, salsa, swing and Latin Dance. She focuses on Weddings and Special Events.
She is also currently fulfilling her passion for singing with her husband Neil Bridge. Check out the Neil Bridge Music Web Site.
She was the top female teacher at the United States Ballroom Dance Championships in the mid-80s. Then she and her professional partner went on to become United States International Five Dance Latin Champions (Rising Star Category).
To share her love and knowledge of ballroom dancing, she created her nonprofit organization Karen Lee Dance Theatre, which has provided free ballroom dance classes to hundreds of inner-city youth since 1998.
For this work Karen received a Channel 7 Every Day Hero Award. She also has trained Olympic Ice Dancers in Colorado Springs.
Over her 30 year career, Karen has brought world-class coaches and performers to the Denver area for workshops and shows open to the public. These mentors include the great Frankie Manning (Legendary King of Lindy Hop Swing) NYC, Felix Chavez (Argentine Tango) LA and Carlos Gavito (Argentine Tango), Argentina, Felipe Polanco (Salsa) Puerto Rico , Eddie Torres (Salsa) NYC , Buddy Schwimmer (West Coast Swing) L A. Her Ballroom Training was with Geoffrey Hearn in England. Mr. Hearn was second in the World in Ballroom Dancing.