Salsa Workshop! Salsa for Tango Dancers With Mariana Parma
Sat, Jan 24
3:00 – 5:30pm: Workshop
5:00 – 5:30pm: Guided Practice
No experience necessary.
This class introduces the basic footwork pattern, partnering skills to lead and follow, and focuses on the musicality of dancing on the Down Beat(break on “1”) in the music. This class emphasizes on the repetition of the basic steps, while leading and following on the on 1 Timing.
Rate: $40 in adv/ $45 at the door
No Transfers, exchanges or returns.
Mariana Parma Bio
Mariana Parma is widely known and admired for her masterful expertise in Argentine- Tango and Salsa. Mariana’s approach in teaching and performing is to transmit the essence of each dance style through the musicality and movement. This approach makes her a sought out performer, teacher, and choreographer. She taught for more than 10 years at Dance Manhattan, Salsa on 2, and Argentine Tango. She has taught Salsa at Pier 54 and Argentine Tango at Bryant Park for more than 300 people. Mariana has an ability to instruct the students in a positive and supportive method, that encourages the student to learn basic and advanced sequences, while having fun.
As a performer Mariana has been featured in film, including Random Hearts starring HarrisonFord, and on national TV. Based in NYC, she was a producer and performer in the off-Broadway hit Swango, the Musical, performed in Swing The Musical, Evita, Tango Fever,Romulo Larrea’s Ensemble, and numerous Tango productions. She has coached Chita Rivera in tango, for her role inVenecia, directed by the late award winning American Playwright, Author Laurents and legendary Broadway performer Tommy Tune.Internationally, she choreographed a major Parle commercial in Mumbai, India, starring Bollywood star Roshan Hrithik. She is the 2013 HOLA award recipient for choreography in the play, Tango Fever, and the 2008, USA Tango Champion, in Tango Salon. And is the choreographer and performer, for the all women’s Tango show, Glamour Tango.