Latin Dance Instructor ~ Performer ~ Event Host

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Mambo Marci brings many years of dance experience to Mambo Marci Productions. Starting out at a very young age with a passion for ballet and classical music, Marci performed with Rose Marie Floyd's Contemporary Civic Ballet Company. Her love of music eventually brought her to Latin and salsa... and these ventures:

  • Creator of the Latin Dance Adventure -- a six-week beginners course to learn the basics of salsa, mambo, cha-cha-chá and merengue
  • YA Salsa--Co-Director of Michigan's largest, award-winning salsa dance organization (
  • Host of DSO's ongoing Salsa Dance Party and Detroit Latin Jazz Experience at Orchestra Hall (since 2017!)
  • Co-Creator of Park & Dance (outdoor salsa throughout the pandemic to help local businesses)
  • Fox 2 television--featured on several on air segments 
  • "Best Beginner Instructor" at the Detroit Salsa Awards!

  • Won 2nd place & 3rd place in local salsa competitions
  • Festival Dancers of Metropolitan Detroit—Assistant Director
  • Serenatas Latinas—Co-Host of Latin Music TV show
  • Wrote several articles about salsa (Go Dance Detroit Magazine, Salsa Detroit's "Ask Mambo Marci" & more)
  • Latin Extravaganza performing dance group
  • Salsa Fun Productions -- Co-Founder
  • Salsa Hustle Line Dance -- Choreographer
  • Interlochen Music & Performing Arts Camp


A progressive, six-week beginning level course.
Learn salsa, mambo, cha-cha-chá, bachata.
No partner needed -- we rotate students in class.

NEXT SESSION:  INFO TO COME! Group classes will reconvene in fall of 2022... stay tuned! Private lessons are currently scheduled through the summer.
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Whirl of Entertainment Dance Studio
25851 Lahser Road
Southfield, MI 48033

Many students find that taking private lessons accelerates their learning and confidence tremendously! Currently teaching private lessons--weekends and weeknights flexible. A gift certificate for privates makes a wonderful present. Contact Mambo Marci for more information.

Enjoy learning as you go on a Latin Dance Adventure, in a group class setting in a progressive 6 week class. Or, gather a party together for Mambo Marci to teach a one-time workshop and add sabor to your fiesta!

DSO SALSA DANCE PARTY Saturday, August 13 '22 Mambo Marci ♪ Mariana Risquez Band ♪ DJ Fercho The Cube in Orchestra Hall 3711 Woodward, Detroit DISCOUNT CODE "mambomarci" at DSO.ORG!

  • Southfield, Michigan

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