SPIN CITY DANCE

Melbourne's Premier Latin Dance Academy

Elysia is a 5 time Australian Latin Champion and 2 time Australian Salsa Champion.  She is known both nationally and internationally for her incredible stage presence, beautiful styling and flawless technique.  

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Born in Melbourne, Australia, Elysia trained as a classical ballet dancer for fifteen years and spent a year as a senior associate of the Australian Ballet School.  She started Salsa dance in 2008 with her current coach Sharon Pakir at Spin City Dance in Melbourne, Australia.

Elysia is very well regarded in Australia, having taught workshops and performed at all the national congresses as well as internationally including the New Zealand Salsa Congress, Malaysian Salsa Festival, Vietnam Salsa Festival, Hong Kong Salsa Festival and the Bali Salsa Fiesta.  

Elysia is also part of the dynamic duo 'Christian & Elysia' who are now in their 6th year of dancing together. Regarded as one of Australia's favourite couples C&E are not afraid to push the boundaries with their dynamic style, featuring a diverse repertoire of choreographies.  Current Australian Salsa & Latin Champions, this unique partnership of Hip Hop dancer and Ballerina is are no strangers to the stage; having taught workshops and performed at all of Australia’s major congresses as well as internationally in places such as Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, New Zealand, Indonesia, China and New York. Christian and Elysia’s amazing stage presence, precise technique, body movement and perfect lines mixed with their easygoing attitudes makes them not only fantastic performers but fun instructors with a wealth of knowledge that leave you demanding more.

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Recent Accolades:

Australian Salsa Solo Competition/Salsa Summit 2013
Australian Champion Professional Female Latin Soloist 
International Professional Salsa Solo Runner-Up/1st in Australia (Male & Female)
Australian Champion Pro/Am Salsa Duet
Australian Champion Professional Latin Duet (C&E)
Australian Champion Professional Salsa Couple On2 (C&E)
Professional Latin Couple - 2nd Place (C&E)

Australian Salsa Open 2013
Australian Champion Professional Female Latin Soloist
Australian Champion Professional Latin Duet (C&E)
Australian Champion Professional Latin Couple (C&E)
Professional Female Salsa Solo - 2nd Place

Australian Salsa Solo Competition 2012
Professional Female Salsa Solo - 2nd Place
Professional Open Latin Solo (Men/Women) - 3rd Place 
International Salsa Solo (Men/Women) - 6th Place

You can watch videos ---> here

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