Performer

Ashley McKenna

Dance Instructor, Dancer, Singer, Actress, Party DJ

 Known in the Salsa Scene as "Angel", Ashley was the Founder and Director of Cosalda Dance Company. A Houston base performance group that performed and taught at congress events, as well as performing their Dinner Show “Ritmo Latino” 4 nights a week.  

She is a veteran Instructor with over 30 years of teaching experience under her belt. A recognized Adjudicator, as well as a professional Coach/ Choreographer. Ashley's style of instruction incorporates all the technique and grace of her Ballroom background, while still having the fun and sexy styles of Social Dancing.

A quoted article from Dance Community News says "Ashley McKenna focuses a bright personality and talent on being a Dance Instructor. Professional Dancing, Acting, Modeling, and Singing have honed her skills. Appearance in productions for Television, Stage, and Opera such as Mozart's Requiem, Don Carlo, Starburst,

Mame with Toni Tennille, & MTV Video with Luis Miguel name a few of her accomplishments.

She has danced under the direction of renowned choreographers and loves the learning experience (you never know everything) is a phrase she uses often.

Having danced at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans's own "American Ballroom" television show featured her performing Professional Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Samba, Tango, and Swing on several occasions.

Teaching Certification was received from American Ballroom Studios and, for many years, she held NDCA Certification.

While Ashley holds Professional titles in both American and International Styles she still continues her own training with various coaches in various styles of dance.

She was an accredited professor with Cornell University for the Physical Education Department teaching East and West Coast Swing.

As an Instructor Ashley brings her bright energetic style to the classroom.
“Making lessons fun and easy is her motto."

Ashley teaches private lessons and group classes in N.Y. Salsa/Mambo "On 2", Salsa "On 1", Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha,  as well as Social East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Hustle, Country/Western 2-Step, Polka, Night Club 2-Step, Ballroom Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, & Rumba, and is available for Coaching and Adjudication.

Dance instructor, Party DJ, Event Coordinator and more....

See You On The Dance Floor!