Melanie Rosario was born and raised in Chicago.  She moved to Texas at the age of 25 with her 2yr old daughter. While in Texas, Melanie attended CRID from 1996-2000 and became a Court Reporter upon graduation.  She also did some freelance work until finally settling into a position as a Realtime Captioner for television for the hearing impaired.  Melanie became a Teaching Artist with Dancing Classrooms in 2015 because she shares a passion for both children and dance. She will testify that she has witnessed, hands on, the transformation of many children and youth. This motivates her to continue to teach and inspire the ladies and gentlmen throughout North Texas. Melanie also uses her talents to teach adults various Latin dances at My Salsa in Hurst, Texas- a studio she owns and operates with her husband.