Lydia Rocío Essary began her study of Argentine dance with Brooke Burdett and has pursued it further with Graciela Gonzales, Fabian Salas, Javier Rochwarger, Gabriel Glagovsky, Mauricio Castro, Gustavo Naveira, Mariano" Chicho" Frumboli, Cristina Cortes and others in the studios and milongas of Buenos Aires and the United States. She has also studied ballet, modern and flamenco dance.
Lydia Rocío grew up listening to her father's tango record collection and shares her father's intense appreciation for Miguel Calo. She studied music and dance from an early age. Prior to pursuing her present career in medicine, she trained as a classical pianist with Teresa Quezada and Amalia Vasquez at the prestigious National Conservatory of Music in Lima, Peru. She has a special admiration for the music of Bach, Beethoven and Piazzolla.
Lydia Rocío balances her passion for tango and cultivation of the arts with a busy professional life.