Instructors

MEET THE TEAM

 

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Masha Turlupova

Owner, Director, Dance Teacher

Specializations

American Smooth and Rhythm

International Ballroom and Latin

Salsa, Bachata, Swing

Pro-Am Competition

Top 10 Professional Latin World Champion , #2 World Youth Games in Kremlin Moscow, #1 South-European Latin Championship, Vice-Champion Latin Spanish National Championship. Her Achievements

While pursuing her professional dance career, Masha took on the responsibility of developing the next generation of rising ballroom stars by teaching in Spain, USA, Singapore and around the world.

In 2016, Masha concluded her competitive DanceSport career and decided to dedicate her life to teaching and designing dance garments for competitions and practice sessions.

She is eager to pass her knowledge of dance techniques onto those aspiring to develop their DanceSport skills or adopt dance as an art form for self-expression! As well as share her passion for the exquisite fashion and style of dancewear.

She is founder of Dance Studio “TWIST CBE - Jesus”, Spain and “Maestro Dance Academy” - Texas, USA.

She brings a determined, but encouraging energy to all her clients and classes.

Billy King

Billy King

Competitive Dance Coach

Specializations

American Smooth and Rhythm

International Ballroom and Latin

Pro-Am Competition

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Michelle Camarata

Artistic Coordinator, Dance Instructor

Specializations

American Smooth and Rhythm

Social Dance and Salsa

Wedding Dance

Michelle wasn't born into a dancing family, but, she discovered the amazing art form at 19. She fell head over heels in love with ballroom, quickly became certified and began teaching and competing professionally in 2008.

Michelle taught ballroom in the The Woodlands and then moved to San Diego to continue to pursue her teaching and competitive career. Her journey brought her back to Houston, and to Maestro Dance Academy.

Michelle, and her husband Kevin are currently Professional American Smooth competitors, traveling the country competing in NDCA events. 

Michelle loves to teach at Maestro because she has a desire to inspire, a desire to share her passion, and a desire to encourage others to pursue their dreams- "People with great passion can make the impossible happen."

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Gordon Solis

Dance Instructor

Specializations

Wedding Dance

American Smooth and Rhythm

Social Dance and Salsa