Mario was born in Queens, New York and raised in Miami, Florida. He was introduced to breaking in 1996, Mario won first title in 2001. He has competed, showcased, and traveled in the US (L.A., Vegas, Boston, Atlanta, New Jersey, Denver, Arizona, San Francisco, Houston, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and many more) as well as across seas to France, Spain, and The Virgin Islands to compete and showcase his passion and talent. Mario has placed 1st at Proam Dance expo 3 years to date, he was the 2013 Silver Medalist at Hip hop International U.S.A., and in 2014 his dance crew placed 11th in the world out of 77 dance crews from across the globe. He has worked with Sean Kingston, Pitbull, KRS One, and many more. His work has been featured on MTV , Fox, So You Think You Can Dance, Telemundo, Premio Nuestro, del Mundo and Juventud . He has organized and thrown successful hip hop.dance events since 2006 in Miami, the most recent being the 2014 event “Iphlow2”. Mario is the founder and one of the main choreographers of Illmatik Phlow Crew since 2009. Mario has been teaching breaking since 2005 and is a full time dancer ready to inspire the whole world.