I am a professional ballroom dancer and dance instructor, originally from the Ukraine and have been dancing since I was six years old. I have 18 years of experience competing all over the world and 9 years of teaching and coaching. I was trained by top instructors all over the World and have also competed throughout Europe becoming a 3 times Ukrainian National Champion in 10 dance , Latin and Standard . I represented Ukraine at the World and European Championships. In April 2006 I was the Gold Medalist at the IDU World Under 21, 10 Dance championships. 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.