Saturday, February 11, 2012

Dance instruction at YSKP

New Series of Ballroom Dancing at Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse begins on February 13

Renown and very funny Ballroom Dance teach Mario Krazweski will hold a 6 week series of Ballroom Dancing lessons at YSKP beginning on Monday, February 13th from 7-8 at The Playhouse, 910 Corry St. next to the Antioch College Amphitheater. Cost is $90/person. Info or 767-7800

Mario Kraszewski is a former owner & operator of the Dayton Arthur Murray Dance Studio’s .

After numerous championships throughout Europe, Mario came to the U.S. in 1998 and worked briefly in New York before joining the Dayton Arthur Murray Staff. He then rose to great heights winning the World Arthur Murray Rising Star Smooth Championship in 2003. He has also performed with the Cincinnati Pops and Symphony Orchestras. Mario is commentator of Dancing with the Stars for local Fox TV station. He has been working with them since season 1.

Mario is originally from Warsaw, Poland where as a young teenager he began his ballroom dancing career competing in International Style Standard and Latin. During this time he won several Mario holds titles in both the Latin and Standard divisions. He also taught and competed in wheelchair ballroom, in which he would lead paraplegics in specially made wheelchairs. In 1995 he established the first Wheelchair Dance Federation in Poland and became its first vice president. In 1996, he won the Wheelchair Ballroom World Cup in Holland with his partner.

Mario teaches students and professionals in all five styles – Latin, Ballroom, Rhythm, Smooth, Theater Art.

Course description: Mario’s Ballroom Dance Class will include basic elements to the most popular social dances, including: SWING, SALSA, RUMBA, and MERENGUE.

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