Marisa Del Rio was born and raised in Little Rock, AR. She has been dancing for 13 years and has taught recreational and competitive dance for the past 8 years. Marisa has danced competively and professionally in her dance career. She graduated from Parkview High school, where she studied dance, and has a Bachelor's of Arts degree from the University of Central Arkansas. She loves to teach her students how to use their body and mind to create emotion and expression. She strives to inspire her students as much as they inspire her.