Mariano Neris - Huvudlärare (USA)
Mariano Neris II is a Latin dance coach, choreographer, performer, brand ambassador/model, trumpet player, and graduate from Berklee College of Music. Neris is Boston’s fastest rising Mambo headliner. Inspired by the likes of the late Michael Jackson, Fred Astaire, and the mambo king Eddie Torres. Neris has been recognized worldwide for his unique mambo style. After successfully completing his undergraduate degree in Business Management, Neris spends a considerable portion of the year on tour; marking his presence at Latin festivals, teaching lessons, showcasing, choreographing routines for groups and couples, and training dancers all over the world, sharing his passion for the Latin dance industry.
Neris has had the honor of choreographing/performing (2015) for superstar Latin artists like: Gilberto Santa Rosa, Tito Allen, Ritchie Ray and Bobby Cruz, in a stadium performance in front of over 39,000 in attendance. Won the 2011 World Latin Dance Cup salsa qualifier in Chicago, USA. He was a choreographer and dancer for Elvis Crespo & NG2 music video “Tenia Que Acabar,” filmed in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is the artistic director of Salsa Solo USA which takes place in conjunction with the Boston Salsa Festival. He is also the director and choreographer of the 2016 World salsa champions in the team shines division, Mambo Revelation.
Due to his innate ability in his craft and love for sharing his passion Neris has become one of the many special attractions Latin dance congresses/festivals worldwide requests to have at their event.
As a musician, Neris has been lead trumpet player of almost every band he's had the opportunity to perform with. Due to his musical ability, Neris was awarded a Full Scholarship to the prestigious, world-renowned contemporary music institution, Berklee College of Music. Whilst polishing his musical craft, Neris had the unique opportunity to perform with the Berklee All-Stars, Earth, Wind and Fire, Aretha Franklin, Nnenna Freelon, George Duke, and many others. Neris graduated in 2011, where he then shifted his focus exclusively to dance. Connecting his musical roots, Neris tries to incorporate musicality into many of his classes and workshops.
The duo, "Marbella" is now in Sweden, and Mariano will teach with Bella exclusively at Malmö Dansakademi. Catch one or some of their Salsa On1/On2, Bachata/Kizomba, and/or Latin Jazz Funk classes every Monday and Wednesdays. Marbella also teaches private classes/lessons for dancers that want individual and undivided attention to improve their Latin dancing at a rapid pace. They also coach dancers that will be competing in upcoming competitions around the world. With already having over eight 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Trophies and medals with students from this year alone.
Book them or him for shows, workshops or privates - today!