Classes & Courses

Hi All! I don’t have any adult classes for the Fall & Winter at the moment. I will be teaching children’s classes starting Sept 2023.  Scroll down to Children’s classes below.  I am also available for private lessons at the moment.  Check out my online classes in the meantime 😀


Can’t get to my live workshop? No problem!  My first ever pachanga online DVD IMG_0801(Volume 1) has finally been released and is now available!!  All the basics you ever wanted to know is broken down segmentally in this course .  Furthermore,  how it applies to shines and partner work is demonstrated.  Go to pachanga  and get your copy today!

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This beginner/intermediate level online course will help you develop sensual and sexy styling beginning with fundamentals basic movement and advancing to more complicated arm and body movement designed to be incorporated into partnering and shines.


  • Series or head, shoulders, ribs and hips warm-up to prepare for body movement
  • Contrabody movement (rhythm exercise) segmentally explained as it applies to the basic time step.
  • Detailed description and demonstration of hand design as well as a series of arm styling exercises.
  • Styling and Body Movement Variations for the basic step.
  • Specific arm styling for the basic step, turn patterns, partnering, and open shines.
  • Detailed explanations of how the execute head whips, body rolls, shoulders movements and body rolls with at least 4-5 examples of how and where to apply these movements in partnering and/or shines.
  • Normal and slow tempo demonstrations of each scene with and without music.

What are the Benefits?

  • Get access from any device with access to Internet
  • Increase confidence on the dance floor
  • Unlimited access for life
  • Instruction by Melissa Rosado in every video
  • Learn from the comfort of your home
  • Learn at your own pace
  • No partner needed
  • Save time

Online Price: NOW only $29.95  at


My mentors, forever dance teachers and dance parents have started online classes and are teaching in person classes! Yay!  The have put up a series of shines and turn pattern sequences starting from beginners to advanced.  Take advantage of these masters in action and see why they have developed some of the best dancers in the world!
There is no one like them in the world!

Go to for online classes and info about upcoming in person classes and performances!!










Check out Melissa at one of the following events: 

New York International Salsa Congress 2023

I am super excited to be back the NY Salsa Congress Labor Day Weekend performing with the MAMBO KING Eddie Torres!  And what’s even more special, Eddie will be hosting a mambo bootcamp with a performance on Sunday night with a tribute to TITO PUENTE!!  I’m so honored to be a part of it.  Book your hotel and/or tickets before they sell out!

Where: Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square
Time: all weekend long
When: Aug 31-Sept 4, 2023




Children Classes



FullSizeRenderYes!! If you are looking to enroll your children something new and fun? Then come join me this fall as we embark on a new dance school year with lots of salsa and more at DREAM MAKERS PERFORMING ARTS-Home of the grand national champions!  I will be teaching salsa starting from ages 5 and up.   Classes begin Mon 9/11 but we are always accepting students.  Check below for my schedule:

Bronx Location: 3432 E Tremont Avenue 2nd level (off Bruckner Blvd)


4-5 pm Salsa -ages 9 and up

5-6 pm Salsa ages 5-8

Tuckahoe Location: 33 Main St  (next door to the Post Office)


5:30-6:30 Salsa ages 9 and up

6:30-7:30 Salsa ages 5-8


6:30-7:30 Jazz/Ballet ages 5-8

For more info, go to

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Alexa Taveras & Jacqualynn Santana performing “La Vida Es Un Carnaval” at the NYC Salsa Congress 2019


Petite Royale performing “El Rey de Timbal” at the NYISC  2023


Petite Royale Divas performing “Lupita” at the NYISC  2023

Solana Martinez of Petite Royale performing “Mambo Rage”

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