Maria Ramos was born and raised in New York City. Since the age of 8 her mother enrolled her in The East Harlem School of Ballet where Maria found her true love for Dance and never stopped thereafter. Maria has performed all around the world with artists such as P-Diddy, Kanye West and performed locally with Ciara, Shakira, and Romeo Santos and just recently danced backup for Rihanna at the 2018 Grammys. She has done Industrial and Commercial work for: Nike, Stride Gum and played a cartoon character in the video game Grand Theft Auto San Andreas and has been seen on “Saturday Night Live” dancing on set for Justin Bieber.
For the past 10 years Maria has dedicated herself to dancing Mambo, Salsa On2 and Bachata Dance. She trained and performed with various dance companies. Since then she’s been traveling, performing and teaching all around the world across 4 continents. It was her true passion to infuse latin dance and hip-hop that sparked the idea to blend the two art forms to create D’COR Dance Company.