Check out Melissa’s Companies at one of the following events:

MAMBO INARU: Check out my semi-pro girls’ team performing at SL Lounge (40-15 Warren Street , Elmhurst, Queens) this Wed 4/16, hosted by Felix from Salsa Lives. Showtime is @ 11PM. For more info, check out

PACHANGA ALEGRE & DULCE RENDICION PERFORMANCE COURSES:  After all the hard work, my students will be debuting at a few socials in NYC:

  1. Taj -May 5th
  2. Salsamania Saturdays-  May 10th
  3. LQ’s- May 14th

MINI COMPANY: Check out my kids’ company performing at Conneticut Salsa Congress on Sat 5/24 at 3 and 7pm shows! For more info & tickets, check out


melissa-class-01Ladies Styling Course Starting this April!!

This April, come join me as I teach a brand new ladies styling course for 4 Sundays for the first time in Yonkers, NY at the brand new Ridge Hill Mall @ Palladium Era Dance School!! Brand new school with amazing floors, sound, and ambience, this school has it all.   Each class will begin with an intensive body movement warm-up, spin technique and drills, and breakdown of hand arm movement and styling.  We will then work our way to learning a combination with a different focus each week such as spinning, pachanga, movement, and more.  If you are looking to finally learn Pachanga, enhance your styling and movement skills, or both, now is the time to do it!!

When: Sundays starting April 6th for 4 weeks from 3-4:30 pm.

Location: Palladium Era Dance School, Ridge Hill Mall, 216 Market Street, Yonkers, NY, 2nd flr (next to Guitar Center)

Cost:  $20 per class.

Click below to register:

**For more info, email me @ or check out


268108_1830405724499_1371042531_31522512_8024969_nPrivate Lessons


For a limited time only, purchase a 4 class package of privates for only $300!! (Regular price is $100 a lessonstudio rental fee not included in price; lesson to be redeemed within 2 months of purchase; lesson is 1 hour each, max 2 packages)

To book a lesson, click below:

Email Melissa at or call 347-739-2076 to schedule a lesson.

** Sale ends April 30th. **



Kids Salsa Classes Every Tuesday

DreamMakers Performing Arts
3432 E Tremont Ave, Off Bruckner Blvd. Bronx » Map

Mainstream salsa -In this class, children, starting at age 5, learn the basics and fundamentals of salsa dancing in preparation to perform at an end of the year recital.   In addition to learning everything from rhythm to styling, they also work on building their stage presence and performance skills through various group work and practice demonstrations.  By the end of they year, children will have developed a stronger sense of confidence and teamwork skills. Furthermore,  they will have improved on their creativity and have learned to take more initiative. Continue reading

Upcoming Events



This year if you happen to be in the area or need a new hot salsa event to attend, then check me out at one of these fabulous events where I will be teaching, performing, or doing a choreography intensive:

MamboCity’s 5 Star Congress - May 2-5th, London, UK

One of my absolute favorite events! Great music, performances, people- and the venue is to die for. This one is a must do!!

Salsa on Tour - May 16-18, San Vincenzo, Italy

Great place to dine and relax in the sun! This resort is a great one for not only vacation but for great salsa dancing and fun!  Check it out!

The International Partner Dance Intensive (TIPDI)- Aug 14-17, NYC

Cross train in Salsa, Argentine Tango, West Coast Swing, Ballet, Afro-Haitian, and Modern-all from top instructors in each field all in one weekend! I participated in this event last year and it was one of the most innovative and fun weekends I have ever had. This year, I will be there again teaching salsa with NY’s own Marlon International. Advance your salsa skills all while learning some new ones in some of your favorite dances.The weekend takes place right here in NYC @ DANY Studios.  For more info, check out