Mark Cobden

Classes you can take with Mark Cobden:

Marks Dance Passion is huge, he loves to help people improve their dancing:

Mark has been dancing for four years and has one major regret, not taking up dancing sooner. Mark has joined our teaching team having spent the last four years training under Latin Fire and brings a unique sense of humor to his classes.

Mark will be taking our Salsa beginner classes at Latin Fire and can draw upon his knowledge of fundamentals gained from training here in New Zealand but also in the USA.

As a keen social dancer you can rest assured that you are in capable hands starting out on your dance adventure.

Latin Competitions:

  •  2nd Place Showcase Teams at South Island Salsa Competition 2015
  •  2nd Place Salsa Teams at South Island Salsa Competition 2015
  •  1st place Showcase Teams at South Island Salsa Competition 2014
  •  1st place Salsa Teams at South Island Salsa Competition 2014
  •  3rd place Advanced Amateur Couples at South Island Salsa Competition 2014
  •  2nd place at New Zealand Salsa Championships, Showcase Teams 2013
  •  2nd place at New Zealand Salsa Championships, Salsa Teams 2013
  •  1st place at South Island Salsa Competition, Showcase Teams 2013
  •  2nd place at South Island Salsa Competition, Salsa Teams 2013
  •  2nd place Beginner Amateur Couples at South Island Salsa Competition 2012

Mark has trained with the following National & International instructors:

  • Nery Garcia & Giana Montoya (Elegant Rumba) - Travelled to USA for a two week intensive 20 hour private course with Elegant Rumba.
  • Pascale (Sydney)
  • Lucy MacVicar (Melbourne & New Zealand)
  • Emily Glubb (New Zealand)
  • Alex Bryan (Melbourne)

Performed Latin dance for:

  • Performed at Sydney Bachata Festival, 2015
  • Performed at Melbourne Latin Festival, 2013
  • Performed at New Zealand Salsa Congress 2013 & 2015
  • Numerous Corporate & social dance functions