Katherine Jimenez is an international dance performer, instructor, choreographer, and entrepreneur.
Born in New York City, Katherine Jimenez began her dance training at The Ailey School in the Junior Division at a very young age. In 2014, she graduated on scholarship from The Ailey School Pre-Professional Division as well as the Professional Performing Arts High School. While at Ailey, she had the opportunity to work with prominent teachers, choreographers, and dancers from around the world, though never forgetting her first love, Mambo. At the tender age of 6, she began training and studying with renowned masters on NY Style Mambo.
On a mission to make tools for mental, emotional & physical health accessible for all, through movement, KJon2.com provides high quality classes in different dance techniques & practices to support & inspire people of all ages, ethnicities & backgrounds across the globe.
After years of training and performing all around the world, Katherine was recognized by The New York Times as the first NY Style Mambo instructor at The Ailey School with the Ailey Extension, in 2017. With almost 20 years of experience, Katherine is able to break down complex patterns so that everyone can understand them while teaching traditional technique with contemporary style encouraging everyone to the dance floor.