Karryn Allen has been teaching and choreographing in the Phoenix area since 2002. She is residential faculty at Scottsdale Community College and the Co-director of the SCC Dance Program. She has an AFA: Dance from SCC, a Bachelor's of Arts: Secondary Dance Education from Ottawa University and a Master's of Fine Arts: Dance from ASU. As a dancer, she has worked with choreographers and instructors around the country. She has choreographed a number of theater productions and dance pieces performed throughout the Phoenix area. Her current interests include the integration of somatic practices into dance technique pedagogy and dance education curriculum development for undergraduate students.