Mariane Karou


Mariane Karou, founder of Dance Alive, Inc. and Take Charge Now, is a powerful master teacher and pioneer with over 40 years of experience training individuals to live with vitality and integrity. She has led thousands of people in all walks of life- from CEO’s and Dr’s to Mom’s and Dad’s – to incredible success, both personally and professionally. Gifted with refined sensitivity, laser sharp awareness, deep kindness and down-to-earth directness, she is a catalytic force who inspires transformation within anyone she touches. She founded When Women Love for women to build healthy relationships with men, co-founded Movement Expression, and ran Teacher Trainings in her work for 25 years. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Mariane has been married for 31 years and has raised 3 children. She sees the family as the basis for global harmony.

Being a true leader starts with fully embodying who you are and taking charge of yourself – physically, emotionally and mentally.

Take Charge Now trains you to be 100% true to yourself, share your energy fully, and interact with others in a direct, honest and heartfelt way. This dynamic movement training consistently pushes your limits so you become more capable of taking charge of your entire life, both personally and professionally. As a result, you expand your capacity to live confidently and successfully in a world of movement and constant change.

Guided by an expert coach and a group of fellow students who cheer you on and hold you accountable to reach your full potential, you are trained to:
* Awaken your vital energy throughout your entire body
* Be anchored in integrity at all times
* Open and harness the full flow of your feeling
* Choose, commit and give 100% of your energy without hesitation
* Move with rock-solid dedication, dynamic responsiveness and heartfelt compassion

“Under duress, we do not rise to our expectations – we fall to the level of our training.” — Bruce Lee