Carmen Garcia

Dance Instructor

Carmen Garcia - Starlight Dance Studio San DiegoCarmen has been teaching all styles of partner dancing for 30 years. Currently teaching at Starlight Dance Studio owned by her brother Michael Kiehm.  Carmen competes, performs, coaches, and judges competitions.

She has a title in Rising Star International Latin Championship with her brother, Michael Kiehm. She is also in the Hall of Fame for West Coast Swing.  Carmen also is the owner of “Carmen’s Dance Shoes” since 1981.  She is a finalist in the United States West Coast Swing  Championship with Ricardo Moncado (Texas) and Lowell Gosser (California).

Carmen has 3 sons, Michael, Mark & Matt and all like to dance.  Michael Kielbasa, her son, is now teaching dancing and competing all over the world. Carmen enjoys hiking, skiing, tennis, bowling, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and of course “Dancing”. Carmen’s Dance Shoes –  6506-D El Cajon Blvd. – San Diego, CA  92115