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High Desert Dance Classic - Ballroom, West Coast Swing, Salsa, Latin, Lindy Dancing
Mark Pablo & Kristen Arienti (Argentine Tango and West Coast Swing Instructors)
Mark is an award-winning dancer of Hip-Hop, West Coast Swing and is an Argentine Tango performer.
Mark enables the West Coast Swing social/competitive dancer to utilize the "street movements" while keeping the original structure of West Coast Swing.
West Coast Swing dance San Diego guide
Pattie Wells' Dance Studio Instructor - Mark Pablo
Mark Pablo teaches dance lessons in San Diego at the Pattie Wells' Dancetime Center in Hip Hop, Argentine tango and West Coast swing dancing.
lessons include class lessons, private dance lessons, group dance lessons, wedding dance lessons, semi-private dance lessons and workshops at dance events.
Mark started dancing at a very young age as a hip hop dancer in Hawaii.
eventually traveled to the U.S. and trained in West Coast swing and Argentine tango.
Because of the incredible understanding of body mechanics he
learned from his
hip hop dance experience, he
quickly went up the ranks in the West Coast swing dance competitions and currently competes at the advanced level nationally.
trained with numerous Argentine tango masters and brings this training to his
tango dance classes and performances.
is currently teaching and performing with Yvonne Bello.
competes in the Strictly Swing division at West Coast swing competitions with a professional partner.
also choreographs both West Coast swing and Argentine tango routines and is currently working on a showcase routine with his
professional West Coast swing partner.
easy going disposition and extensive knowledge of body movement to his
Mark Pablo is a former freestyle hip-hop dancer from Hawaii, who in the last 12 years has included Salsa, Argentine Tango and West Coast Swing into his dance background.
many years of dance experience and training, Mark
has facilitated an understanding of body movement, isolation, dissociation, rhythm, musicality, connection, and energy
mark pablo headshot
Add this to his
patience and understanding of his
students, one can easily see why he
has gained the reputation as a "go-to teacher.
dance classes have been described as "next level," and "eye opening."
Dancers seek Mark
out for his
expertise on how to get to the "heart" and "source" of dance movement on a social level (e.g. Argentine Tango, West Coast Swing) as well as on a competitive level (e.g. "So You Think You Can Dance", West Coast Swing).
Even as an accomplished dance professional, continuing dance education is very important to him and he
continues to improve on and learn dance concepts, theory, and technique.