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Mary Manzella

Mary has been a well known instructor in San Diego and throughout the USA. She has taught workshops and judged at major dance conventions, including the US Open. A former Western Regional and National Swing Dance Champion, holding awards for Best Individual Footwork, Showmanship, Choreography, Timing and Execution. She is also a California Swing Dance Hall of Fame inductee.

Mary has been a long time member of the SDSDC and helped the growth of the club during her 5 years as Dance Director. Currently, Mary focuses on her weekly Wednesday night dance at "Dance for 2" Studio, private lessons at Starlight, assisting with intermediate lessons at Balboa Park Club, competing at ProAm competions and conducting special Saturday workshops in WCS.

Mary can frequently be found teaching at the Kearny Mesa Moose Lodge on Tuesday evenings. She is a fun and entuusiastic teacher who loves to share her joy of dance.

Mary can be reached at (619) 742-6080 or visit her website: Be sure to ask about Mary's Wedding First Dance Program.