You only fail when you stop trying

 Melissa Cosentino, Instructor

Melissa has been dancing for over 40 years, starting at age 4. She started dancing competitively at 8 years old competing regionally and nationally. At 16 years old she had begun sharing her love for dance by teaching preschool classes. After graduating high school she started teaching at many local studios in recreational and competitive levels. She is trained in tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop and recently yoga.  For over the last 28 years of her career she has helped start dance programs in many cities for low income households believing dance should be accessible to everyone.  She currently lives in Lino Lakes with her son Brandon. She enjoys running, yoga, obstacle courses and sharing her love for dance with her students.