Achiko specializes on Salsa (on1 and on2), Bachata, Cha Cha and other dances. He has been teaching since 2001 at various venues. He spent years observing and analyzing different dances and formed his own style of dancing and developed unique method of teaching. Achiko and his team have taught and performed at multiple national and international Salsa congresses and festivals such as New York, New Jersey, Pennslvania, Alaska and other Salsa Festivals and toured in South America and Europe to give workshops in various venues. 

Maria is a professional Ballroom dancer with great experience in teaching/performing all types of ballroom dances. Over the years Maria helped numerous amount of wedding couples with great experience with their wedding choreography. Maria works together with professional ballroom champions for competitions and showcases!

Group and Private lessons are available for Latin and Ballroom dances!  Please contact studio for details! Leave us the feedback on Google review!


Ever want to be part of a dance team?  Here is your chance to be part of Starry Night Studios "SaGa Dancers" team! All levels welcome!  Team performs at major Salsa and other Latin events across the country. Contact Achiko or Studio for more info! ​(339) 224 4569


Starry Night Dance Studio in Garwood, NJ

We at Starry Night Dance Studio in Garwood, NJ offer private and group classes instruction in all major dances. We believe that dance instruction should be enjoyable, fun, yet productive. It should inspire creativity in individual and enrich his/her life with new and beautiful experience!

Learning to dance — has never been so easy! Give us a call and schedule your first lesson today! No partner is necessary.  Flexible night and weekend appointments are available for your convenience! We can teach anyone at all levels from beginner to advanced.