Marissa’s love for music and movement has led her into a 2 decade love affair with oriental style dance, which is still ongoing. Her style of dance is confident and graceful and she is renowned for her complex choreographies, improvised dancing sets and thorough teaching style. She is director of Soma Fusion Bellydance Company in Cape Town which she founded in 2006. Her dance career has seen her studying and performing all over the world. She is driven by the universal and interconnected language of movement and music.