We Teach Ballroom Dancing, Smooth Latin and Swing Dances, Begining Advanced and Wedding Routines, Individual and Group Classes

About Us

Jeff Shelley and Marissa Calabrese are a husband and wife team who have been dancing together for more than 10 years.  Jeff and Marissa bring their extensive experience and wealth of knowledge in the dance world to M & J Ballroom Dance Studio.

Jeff opened his first dance studio, "New York Hustle," along with his brother Jack in 1971. For many years, he danced on a television show called, "The Soap Factory," he has produced a instructional dance record series called "Do the Hustle," and has danced with well known members of the dance industry, including Billy Fajardo, Floyd Chisholm, and Sandra Rivera.

Marissa is passionate about dance and dance instruction. She has a classic and patient approach, teaching a variety of styles of dance, as well as students of all ages and levels of experience.

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The Dances We Teach

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 Events

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Feb 13 7:15 PM Group Tango Lessons for the SI Ballroom Dance Club, Moravian Hall
 
Feb 21 8:00 PM Open Social at the M&J Ballroom Dance Studio
 

Our Team

Jeff Shelley and Marissa Calabrese are a husband and wife team who have been dancing together for more than 10 years.

 

Jeffrey Shelley

Owner & Dance Instructor

Marissa Calabrese

Owner & Dance Instructor

Contact Us

629 N Railroad Ave
Staten Island, New York 10304

+1 (347) 466-3400

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