Ashley "Angel" McKenna
Dance Instructor with over 14yrs experience teaching beginners how to dance.
Ashley "Angel" McKenna
Known in the Salsa Scene as "Angel", Ashley McKenna is the Founder and Director of Cosalda Dance Company. Salsa is where her heart is. She is a veteran Instructor with over 14 years experience in teaching beginners how to dance. A recognized Adjudicator, as well as a professional Coach/ Choreographer. Ashley's style of Salsa incorporates all the technique and grace of her Ballroom background, while still having the fun and sexy styles of Street Salsa.
An Internationally known instructor, Ashley teaches Private Lessons in New York, The Tri State Area, & Texas in several styles of dance. "N.Y. Style Salsa/Mambo On 2", "L.A. Style Salsa On 1", Casino Rueda Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia as well as Ballroom Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Swing, Rumba, Samba, West Coast Swing, Hustle, Country/Western 2-Step and Polka, and is available for Coaching and Adjudication.
Featured in Salsa Y Mas and Sabor magazines as one of the rising stars of the Salsa scene. A quoted article from Dance Community News says "Ashley McKenna focuses a bright personality and talent on being a Dance Instructor. Professional Dancing, Acting, Modeling, and Singing have honed her skills. Appearance in productions for Television, Stage, and Opera such as Mozart's Requiem, Don Carlo, Starburst, and Mame with Toni Tennille name a few of her accomplishments. With recent expansion to the New York stage in "The Tango Interlude" and MTV Video with Luis Miguel. She has danced under the direction of renowned choreographers and loves the learning experience (you never know everything) is a phrase she uses often. Having danced at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans's own "American Ballroom" television show featured her performing Professional Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Samba, Tango, and Swing on several occasions. Teaching Certification was received from American Ballroom Studios and, for many years, she has held NDCA Certification. While Ashley holds Professional titles in both American and International Styles she still continues her own training with various coaches in various styles of dance. As an Instructor Ashley brings her bright energetic style to the classroom. Making lessons fun and easy is her motto."
Her group classes are renowned for being fun and friendly, easily understood, and a great place to make new friends.
She has just released her 1st DVD. 7 Steps to Salsa Success Vol. 1.
Using a formula that for years Ashley has successfully implemented with her students, her DVD teaches you Salsa from the very beginning. You get the choice of learning your Salsa "L.A.Style On1" or "New York Style On2" as both are covered in this DVD. Basic elements that you can build from are introduced, as well as a practice section, danced to original music by Grupo Kache so that you can get up to speed. She brings her fun and energetic style to you. "Where we make learning to dance fun and easy". Don't miss it! Only $24.95
Contact her at 713.376.3762 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org