Melissa Fernandez has been dancing and performing her entire life. As a child she was singing, dancing and entertaining other people. Her mother took her to many ballet, tap, jazz and piano lessons.
She first encountered Salsa in 1999 and it changed her life. Salsa fed her passion and she was addicted. In the summer of 1999 she auditioned and out of 75 applicants she landed a spot on the Salsa Brava Dance Team, co-directed by Luis Vazquez. That was a major turning point in her career. She has also placed as a finalist in numerous Salsa competitions and has won many like Newport’s rhythm and dance competition. She was voted for Best female salsa dancer by SoloSabor and once again in 2005 by Salsa Que Te Pasa. She is a salsa instructor, choreographer and performer. Melissa has performed and taught in over 60 countries in the world.
Melissa’s style, sensuality and passion on the dance floor has led her to become one of the most recognized Female salsa dancers worldwide. She is able to express herself through the beauty of the music and the movement. Melissa Fernandez is known for her feminine style of dance, fast spins and sexy body movement. She is known for her easy to learn and fun workshops. She loves her job and her students more than anything. Introducing One of the Most Famous International Salsera, Melissa Fernandez.