9 Things You didn’t Know About DWTS Pro Karina Smirnoff
As a child, the Dancing with the Stars pro suffered from severe but undiagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and her parents enrolled her in figure skating lessons at the age of three to help channel some of that energy. By the time she was five, she was enrolled in gymnastics, aerobics, piano lessons and ballet.
6. Ballroom Dancer
When Karina was nine, her parents signed her up for ballroom dancing classes and she quickly discovered that she had a passion and a talent for it, so she dropped all of the other activities she was involved in and focused only on ballroom dancing.