For Dancers of
Kate Ford, U.S. Open Showcase
Champion, asserted to Mary’s students
during a workshop that she credits
Study for her U.S. Open win!
Study has always been Mary's most-popular class in San
Diego, in North County, at National Dance Conventions,
and on dance cruise ships.
Study is great for dances of all levels as
beginner look, imparts style, elevates the overall
dancing level of experienced dancers who desire to
be more dynamic and graceful on the dance
Saves you a lot of
agonizing time and money later on when you want to
unlearn bad habits.
Makes you a more
dynamic dancer in all of your dances.
Makes the difference
between amateur dancing and champion
Teaches you to dance with
your whole body, not just your feet.
Teaches you to connect
your dancing with the music—like the
Converts the technique
you learn in class into a habit so that you can take
it out on the dance floor.
Is also great exercise
for strengthening your waist, torso, hips, and
developed Motion Study?
Motion Study was
originally developed for professional dancers by
internationally renowned Skippy Blair, "the
Mary Manzella combines
Skippy's techniques with her own knowledge gained
in 25 years of competing, performing,
choreographing, teaching, and judging.
Mary Manzella is the only
teacher of Motion Study in San Diego. If
you don't take it from Mary, you have to go to L.A.
to take it from Skippy Blair--the
Study class at the Laughlin Dance Weekend made an
amazing transformation in participants' dancing. When
Mary applied Motion Study to their West Coast Swing
patterns, the participants—who came into the class at
the beginning level—suddenly looked like dancers.
Coast Swing and Motion Study
Mary Manzella's West Coast Swing classes give you
while Motion Study connects you with the
combination maximizes your time and