Melissa Fernandez began taking dance lessons ever since she could remember. Her mother took her to many ballet, tap, jazz and piano lessons as a little girl. She began taking Salsa Lessons in February 1999 and was so inspired by the drive and energy of Salsa that she began studying intensely its attractive LA Salsa style on1. In August 1999 she auditioned and out of 75 applicants she landed a spot on the Salsa Brava Dance Team, co-directed by Luis Vazquez.
Undoubtedly, Melissa’s style, sensuality and passion on the dance floor has led her to become one of the most recognized Female Salsa Dancers Worldwide. Her positivity and vibrant energy is reflected both on and off the dance floor. She has placed as a finalist in numerous Salsa Competitions and has won many like NEWPORT’s RHYTHM and DANCE Competition for 15,000 US dollars. Voted Best Female Salsa Dancer by SoloSabor and once again in 2005 by Salsa Que Te Pasa, she is a Salsa instructor, choreographer, & performer.
Melissa has performed and taught in over 28 countries and limitless cities throughout the world. Melissa Fernandez is known for her feminine style of dance, fast spins & sexy body movement. Melissa’s passion for Salsa is definitely felt and noticed on the dance floor. She is now in demand and is known for her easy to learn and fun workshops. Introducing One of the Most Famous International Salsera, Melissa Fernandez