About Melissa

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Dance Classes


Unless otherwise indicated below, all classes are held at my home studio on NW side of town, Oracle/Ina area. Please call or write for more details: 520.248.0229/info@MelissaAlejandra.com
Available for Private Lessons: Contact me at 520.248.0229
Group Classes are:
Mondays 6:30-7:30pm: Understanding Flamenco
Description: This is the very core and foundation of Flamenco.  Here we learn about the 'compas', different 'palos' (rhythms), palmas, structure, improvisation, we learn to understand and make sense of the cante and guitar, we aquire a musical understanding and the communicative aspect of flamenco.  This is the bread and butter, here is where you'll find all the richness of flamenco.   
Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm: Sevillanas
Description: Fun and Festive, Sevillanas are danced by all ages, sexes, couples, singles, during celebrations, gatherings, fiestas, often by whole families and pueblos.  They are a type of folk music and dance, from Andalusia (Southern Spain). Sevillanas are very useful as they are used especially at parties and social gatherings.  Generally speaking, Sevillanas are a light and happy music and dance.
Wednesdays 2:00-3:00pm: Kids Beginning Level
Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm: Sevillanas **(Held @ Oro Valley Parks & Rec. 11143 N. La Cañada Dr. #107.  Please register online at www.orovalleyaz.gov) **
Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm: Beginning Dance Technique & Choreography


Available for Private Lessons:  Contact me at 520.248.0229
Group Classes are:
Wednesdays 6:30-7:40pm: Beginning Level Progressive Class/6-week Cycle
                    7:50-9:00pm: Intermediate Level Progressive Class/6-week Cycle
Classes are held at the "Historic Y" (738 N. 5th Ave).  Classes are held on the upper floor. Please call or write if you'd like to be added onto the e-mail list for updates on classes.
2nd & 4th Sundays 5:00-6:00pm: Beginning Level.  Drop-Ins welcome. 
Class held at the Salsa Social @ "Arizona Ballroom Co." (5536 E. Grant Rd)

Read more about salsa... www.tucsonsalsa.com
Upcoming classes held at Oro Valley Parks & Rec (La Cañada & Naranja): TBA upon enrollment. Please register at www.orovalleyaz.gov

View a video of Melissa's salsa class here


Available for private lessons: Please contact me via phone or email.
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