Melissa (Salsa instructor) an enthusiastic student of Latin dances since 19998, continues to study and share her knowledge of dance with beginner students. Her Background in Latin dance includes:
-Latin-Style Cha Cha
Since 2008 she has added other cultural dances techniques to her repertoire of such as Middle Eastern belly dance, Hip Hop, Street Jazz and Afro-Cuban. She fuses technique and freestyle to create a unique method of dance. Melissa strives to teach her students to be confident with their dance moves and create their own individual style.
Melissa is also a director and performer for the Austin Samba School. She is also a featured soloist for MJS movement under the direction of Mark Sharon. Teaching and performing dance are her passions in life. She loves working with beginner students and taking them to the next level of dance. Melissa is an energetic and patient teacher who strives to keep her classes fun, relaxed and with lots of movement!