Shannon, also known as Khamala, is a Los Angeles based Fusion dance artist, Yoga instructor, & Fire performer and is thrilled to be working with the LA Follies. She comes from a professional dance background having performed and choreographed all over the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Initially trained in Hip Hop and Jazz, she received a BA in Dance with an emphasis in Modern and Ballet at California State University of Long Beach. Her passion for learning other dance forms led her to train under widely known teachers such as Banafsheh Sayyad and Bellydance Superstar, Jillina Carlano, as well as tour with various stage productions including the internationally acclaimed Bollywood show, Mystic India: The World Tour. Shannon has performed in countless live events for public ﬁgures such as Deepak Chopra, Sia, Dr. Dre, and Jay Leno among others. She is also an experienced Polynesian dancer, licensed Bombay Jam and Zumba instructor, and is a Yoga Alliance certiﬁed Yoga instructor. Shannon is currently studying alternative medicine and continues to make her mark as a dancer and Fire performer. On her spare time, she eats a lot.