I am a professional ballroom dancer and dance instructor, originally from the Ukraine and have been dancing since I was nine years old. I have 18 years of experience competing all over the world and 11 years of teaching and coaching. I was trained by top instructors all over the World and have also competed throughout Europe becoming 3 time Ukrainian National Champion. I was the first runner up in the Eastern European 10 dance championship. I represented Ukraine at the World and European Championships from 2000-2002. Then moving to Slovenia, where I was a National Team Representative and Slovenian National Champion from 2002-2005. After moving to the United States in 2005 where I continue competing all over the country achieving many National and International titles as well as coach students at all levels including competitive professionals in the ballroom industry. I have mentored numerous dance studios as well as independent dance teachers to improve their teaching skills and ability to succeed in the dance industry.