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PACHANGA INTENSIVES  SAT 1/ 27 & SUN 1/28!!

pachanga revised 2I am bringing back my world renowned pachanga bootcamp weekend and it’s going to be HOTTER than ever!  Start the year right with some fresh new moves and style to add to your dancing.  This 2 DAY INTENSIVE will feature everything from all pachanga basics and exercises to pachanga choreography.  Saturday will be a basic beginner course for those  who have never  taken pachanga and have wanting to learn or for those who need to brush up on their basics.  Sunday is for the  more advanced pachanguero.  We will review all basics and work our way into more advanced technique and moves all while putting together a choreography.  Styling will be addressed more on the Sunday class. However, pachanga in partnering will be covered on both days.   My specialty is not to just throw out steps and moves but really break down and show the “how to” do these moves, styling, and footwork.  Take one or both, whichever you please. But don’t wait because I am only accepting up to a certain amount so that everyone in class gets their sufficient attention. Check out below the schedule and details:

When: Saturday (beg/adv beg) Jan 27th and Sunday (int/adv) Jan 28th

Time: 4-7pm both days

Where: Nola Studios, 244 West 54th St, b/w Broadway & 8th aves on the 11th floor, studio 4

Price: $40 for one day, $70 for both;  $45 and $80 @ door

Click below to register:


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**Refunds allowed up to on week prior to workshop.  Only credit towards future lesson is given after refund date expires.**

CAN’T MAKE IT TO ONE OF MY CLASSES? NO WORRIES! I NOW HAVE MY PACHANGA TECHNIQUE ONLINE!! Check out the details below:

PACHANGA ONLINE COURSE NOW AVAILABLE!!

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 25% OFF the original price of $39!! Just use code pachanga25! For a complete description, check out the store link on my website.

Click HERE purchase NOW!

 

 

WEEKLY LADIES STYLING & BEGINNER CLASSES @ SALSA LATINA DANCE STUDIO IN LONG ISLAND STARTING 9/11

salsalatinabegCatch me Mondays at Long Island’s newest dance studio where I teach ladies styling and beginners salsa!  Each week brush up on the basics while learning new combos, concepts, and challenges.  Open to men and women.

WHEN: Mondays

TIME: Beginner from  7:30-8:30pm, Ladies Styling from 8:30-9:30pm

WHERE: Salsa Latina Dance Studio, 285 Fulton Avenue  Hempstead, NY

PRICE: go to www.salsalatinastudio.com for more info and pricing

 

 

 

 

Performances

Check out Melissa and/or her Company at one of the following events: 

 

 NYC SALSA CONGRESS  2017@MARRIOTT MARQUIS HOTEL, NYC

Check me out as I return back to the NYC Salsa Congress this Labor Day Weekend!!  I will be teaching workshops and performing. Don’t miss out this amazing weekend with amazing talent and top notch bands! Last year was spectacular!! Check out their website to register and for more info www.newyorksalsacongress.com. Look below for my workshop and performance Schedule:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST @12pm

Ladies Footwork on the Dance Floornycongress2017

 

All Levels/On 2

Broadway South Ballroom

 

SATURDAY, SEPT 2ND @ 11AM

Mambo Shines

 

Beg/Int/On 2

Majestic Ballroom

Solo Performance 8pm showcase                                                              

Children Classes

 

FALL CHILDREN’S CLASSES IN THE BRONX!!

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 class for ages 5-8 and a jazz/hip-hop/tumblebugs for the little ones 2.5-4 years old.   Classes begin Sat. Sept 7th 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 Pre-teen Salsa Ages 9-12                                           6:30-7:30 Pre-teen Salsa Ages 9-12

7:30-8:30 Salsa Company Petite Royale(audition only)

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For more info, go to www.dreammakersperformingarts.com

 

 

 

 

 

Solana Martinez of Petite Royale performing “Mambo Rage”