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Marisa is a professional ballroom dancer and a specialist of inclusive dance. Her regular wheelchair dance partners include Piotr Iwanicki, 12-year world champion in wheelchair dancesport, and Adelfo Cerame Jr., a professional bodybuilder turned ballroom dancer. Both dancers are active members of Infinite Flow - An Inclusive Dance Company. She delivers performances, sometimes combined with speaking, that are inspiring, game-changing, and innovative that disrupts the status quo. Marisa has performed hundreds of times, and her clients include Apple Inc., Red Bull, P&G, Los Angeles Music Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and more. See VIDEOS for examples. Infinite Flow's professional dance troupe and Infinite Flow Kids are available for performances as well.
Choreography & Dance Instruction
Marisa works with dancers of all abilities and all walks of life, both professional and amateur, and specializes in choreography for couples and groups of dancers with mixed abilities (dancers with and without disabilities), wheelchair dance, and partnering. Whether its choreography for a first dance, special performance, competition, or a movie picture, she is knowledgeable in bringing out the best of each individual and group.
Corporate Team Building
Marisa believes dance is empowering and beneficial for all. She has a gift to get people dancing and moving, even if they are initially hesitant to do so. She believes partner dancing is a powerful tool that could be used to break barriers and biases between people, and build a more inclusive culture within any work, educational, or social setting. She is available for team building workshops within corporations, educational settings, public offices, events, activations, and more.
Marisa and her professional dancers at Infinite Flow - An Inclusive Dance Company are available for school assemblies, teaching kids to accept and celebrate difference, thrive through challenges, and give back to the community.
Marisa is available for TV and Film appearances as dancer and on-air expert on inclusion, diversity, dance, and social innovation. She has a modest background in acting as well.
Marisa is passionate about supporting and developing projects, events, facilities, and programs so that they are more inclusive of people of all abilities. Making something more accessible and inclusive broadens audience and increases the reach, but oftentimes you don't know what to do. She is available to step in as a guide.