About Maria Cirino
Maria Cirino , resident instructor for Dance Lovers of Central New York, is the featured instructor at our next dance, Friday, February 24th, 2017. Maria will be teaching a beginner-intermediate level Night Club Two Step dance lesson.
Known as one of the top promoters of swing, ballroom & latin dancing in Central & Western NY, Maria has been teaching couples and line dancing for over nineteen years. Once a competitor in the United Country Western Dance Council (UCWDC) circuit, she quickly moved to the West Coast Swing dance events and started winning Jack & Jill competitions. She is an experienced West Coast Swing competitor on the World Swing Dance Council circuit at the advanced level.
competitive mantle includes a first place (2008) with Felix Hernandez and a second place (2002) with Eric Clark in the Rising Star Classic West Coast Swing division, as well as a third place in the Rising Star Division (2009) at America's Classic, and first place in the All-Star/Advanced Division Jack and Jill West Coast Swing at the Boston Dance Challenge (2009). Maria's competition team, The Northern Lights, has achieved third place honors at Swing Fling, the Liberty Swing Dance Championships, and also at MADJam (Mid-Atlantic Dance Jam).
Born and raised in Syracuse, NY, she teaches and deejays for non-profit dance clubs as well as running dances and workshop weekends in Binghamton, Buffalo, and Syracuse. On the dance floor, you will find her both leading and following all levels of dancers and is a joy to watch her smooth and graceful movement.
More information about Maria Cirino is available at her website www.SyracuseWestCoastSwing.com
Maria Cirino teaches a beginner-intermediate level Night Club Two Step dance lesson at the next DLCNY social dance, Friday, February 24th, 2017. Come out and sample Maria's dance expertise and easy going teaching style for yourself!
In the meantime, please enjoy our list of instructors who have taught at past dances.