Upcoming Events

CHA CHA PERFORMANCE COURSE DEBUT

MAY 2015

That’s right!  My winter cha cha performance course has worked so hard and now you will get to see their hard work pay off!! Come out to support them at one of the upcoming socials listed below.  It’s guaranteed to be a great time!!

May 7th-Baile De Melaomelaoflyer
Stepping Out Studios

37 W 26th St on 9th flr

May 16th -Noche De Descarga
Stepping Out Studios
37 W 26th St on 9th flr

May 23rd-Salsamania
DanceSport
22 West 34th St

 

 

LADIES INTENSIVE WEEKEND @ JOEL SALSA
June 13th & 14th

salsa-ladies-styling-nycTalk about girl power! This weekend hosted by Joel Salsa and Maria Palmieri is guaranteed to bring you not only lots of talent but a whole lot of fun and sexiness while learning technique, styling, and sass.  In addition to myself teaching pachanga, you would be training with some other NY greats such as Karel Flores, Maria Ramos, Desiree Godsell, and Anya Katsevman.  So don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity of talent and technique in one weekend and register today at www.salsaladiesstyling.com

Location: Pearl Studios, 519 8th Avenue, 12th flr, Studio D

Date/Time:  Sat 6/13 & Sun 6/14

Price: check website above

Company News

PETITE ROYALE COMPETITION & PERFORMANCE SEASON IS UPON US!

 

IMG_2895After a vigorous competition season, I am happy to announce that my youth salsa team has rocked the competition world!!  They have taken home high golds at Starboard, On Pointe, & Groove Competitions-some of the most prestigious in the nation- and my solo girls have placed within the top 3 in their divisions!  Next stop Connecticut Salsa Congress Memorial Day Weekend 2015!! Auditions set for June 26th in Bronx.

Some of the results are:

Petite Royale for “Mambolino” Gold @ Starbound, High Gold @ On Pointe & Groove Competitions

Solana Martinez for “Fever” -3rd place overall novice category @ Starboard;2015-03-30 13.02.04 2nd Place overall Novice @ On Pointe; 1st Place overall Competitive Category @ Groove (all High Gold)

Jaelynn Guzman – received “Super Salsa & Split” Award @ Starboard; 1st place high score overall for Petite Soloist Novice @ On Pointe; “Miss Sassy Pants” Award @ Groove Competition (all high gold)

Super proud of my Dance Babies!!

 

 

 

Performances

Check out Melissa’s Companies at one of the following events: 2015-03-07 23.52.59

MAMBO INARU PRO & SEMI-PRO TEAM

Stay tuned for info on upcoming performances!

PETITE ROYALE MINI COMPANY:

May 22-24 @ Connecticut Salsa Congress-www.ctsalsafest.com

Classes

CLASSES WILL RESUME FALL 2015!  melissa-stage

Melissa is excited to announce that she is expecting and is due late August 2015! Stay tuned for class and workshop info for the fall.

 

 

 

Courses

CHA CHA CHA PERFORMANCE COURSE COMING FEB 2015

 

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This Feb, I will be doing my very first Cha Cha Cha/Boogaloo performance course in NYC! Join me as we learn the fundamentals of cha cha and boogaloo all while training a choreography to be performed in NYC (performance optional).  Some elements of pachanga will be taught and incorporated into the choreo as well.  DO something new this year and join me as we dance the cold off this winter!!

Dates: 8 Wednesdays starting FEB 18th from 7:30-9pm

Location: Pearl Studios, 500 Eighth Avenue, between 35th & 36th st, 4th floor (check monitor as studio changes each week)

Price: $25 drop in