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Classes & Courses


YES!  That’s right!  You get not just one fabulous pachanguera but 2!!  Join us as we rock the house with some slick and groovy pachanga footwork that you can apply right into your dancing.  We will start off with some fundamentals and technique then jump right into a cool combo with a little bit of both of our styles and flava.  So don’t wait!  This workshop will sell out. Click the link below to register:

When: Wednesday, Sept 4th

Time: 7:30-9pm

Where: Ripley Grier Studios, 305 west 38th St, Studio 207

Price: $25 re-register;  $30 at the door



Wednesdays starting 9/25

Really want to get your pachanga skills elevated? Want to really get all the fundamentals and technique down? Then this course is for you. With the option to perform, this choreography course will delve into pachanga like no other. Learn the pachanga choreo that I will be performing for the NY congress.  I guarantee that you will have fun all while becoming a badass pachanguero/a!! Check out the details below:

Where: Studio TBA (NYC)
Time: 8:30-10pm
When: Wednesdays, starting 9/25 consecutively
Price: $160 pre-register before 9/25; $175 after
Registration TBA




When: Tuesdays  July 16, 23,30, August 6 & 13 **(CLASS CLOSED-FULL)

Where: City Island Community Center  190 Fordham Street  City Island, Bronx, NY

Time:  7:30-9pm

What: adult absolute beginner course (partnering and shines )

Price: $60 for 5 classes ( save $15!) if pre-register or $15 pay per class

** Open to men and women** 



YES!!! The moment we have all been waiting for!! My first ever pachanga online DVD IMG_0801(Volume 1) has finally been released and it 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.  AND what’s even better, for a limited time only, receive $20 OFF the original price of $67!! Just use code MELI20! For a complete description, check out the store link on my website.

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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 as well as a jazz/hip-hop & ballet/tap classes for ages 5-12 and a jazz/hip-hop/tumblebugs for the little ones 2.5-4 years old.   Classes begin Mon. Sept 9th so hurry and register today before classes are filled! Check below for my schedule:

Tuesdays                                                                                              Fridays

4:30-5:30 Jazz/Hip-hop Ages 5-8                                               4:30-5:30  Salsa Ages 5-8

5:30-6:30 Children’s Salsa Ages 5-8                                          5:30-6:30  Jazz,Hip-hop  Ages 2.5-4

6:30-7:30  Salsa Ages 9-12                                                            6:30-7:30 Ballet/tap ages 5-8

7:30-8:30 Teen Salsa                                                                       7:30-8:30 Teen Salsa

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Solana Martinez of Petite Royale performing “Mambo Rage”

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