Karissa Young began dancing at the age of six. She has trained extensively at Performing Dance Arts in a variety of disciplines, including Jazz, Tap, Lyrical, Acro, Hip Hop, Pointe, and Ballet (Vaganova). Throughout the years, Karissa has had the opportunity to train with various teachers and choreographers from Canada and the United States.
Karissa is a graduate of the Regional Arts Program at Mayfield S.S. and recently earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Child and Youth Care from Ryerson University. She is currently studying Autism and Behavioural Science at Mohawk College.