Karen Mirlenbrink is the owner of the Dunedin Pilates Studio in Dunedin, FL. ¬†A water baby and beach bunny from Florida, Karen is an avid paddler and enthusiastic fitness professional who loves to mix¬†her two passions together. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Florida. In addition, she is a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher, a Certified Wellcoach, a WPA Certified Instructor, and a Master Trainer for the Pilates Academy International.
Karen has been paddling competitively since 2000, competing in K1′s, Surfski’s, Outrigger Canoes (OC6 & OC1), and SUP’s. She recently combined her passion of fitness and paddling when she created SUPilates – Pilates classes on the Paddleboard.¬†All of the serious details aside, Karen finds joy in working out on the water, and strives to share that passion with everyone around her.