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Mayo Alanen

  • 4-time World Professional Smooth Finalist
  • 4-time United States National Professional Smooth Finalist
  • 5-time undefeated Heritage Dancesport Champion
  • National and World Smooth Vice Champion
  • Runner-up on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Pro Dancer Competition Season 8
  • United States Rising Star Smooth Champion
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Dan Calloway

  • Asian-Pacific Professional 10-Dance Grand Finalist
  • U.S. Professional 10-Dance Grand Finalist
  • Dual Fellow of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)
  • World Cup Adjudicator, WDSF certified
  • Chair of Judges at many competitions including Manhattan Amateur Classic, Yuletide Ball Championships, and USA Dance U.S. National DanceSport Championships
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Jevgeni Davidov

  • 2018 US Argentine Tango National Vice Champion in “Tango De Pista”

  • 2014 US Argentine Tango National Champion in Stage category

  • 2014 US Argentine Tango National Vice Champion in Salon category

  • 2013 US Argentine Tango Original Championship New York Champion in Salon category

  • 2012 US Argentine Tango National Championship Finalist in Stage & Salon categories

  • 2011 US Argentine Tango National Championship Finalist in Stage & Salon categories

  • 2008 Dunabe Dance Days Champion

  • 2008 German Cup Finalist

  • 2007/2008 Blue Band of the River Spree Vice Champion

  • 2007/2008 Bavarian Dance Days Champion

  • 2008 TBW Trophy German Champion

  • 2007/2008 Hesses Tanzt Top 3

  • 2007 LuBaTa Champion

  • 2007 Lech Dance Festival Champion

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Larisa Davydova

  • 3-time Russian Amateur Latin American National Champion
  • Blackpool Dance Festival Rising Stars Professional Latin Champion
  • Winner of German Open Professional Latin American Championships
  • UK Open Rising Star Professional Latin American Finalist
  • 3-time Russian Professional Latin American National Champion
  • 3-time European Latin American Professional Finalist
  • 3-time World Professional Latin American Semi-Finalist
  • World Latin Professional Finalist
  • Multiple time Winner at major championships in Professional Latin in Denmark, Norway, Germany, Japan, France, Italy United States
  • The Best Choreographer in The World Dance Awards
  • Owner of famous dance studio in Moscow “Russian Club”
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Jose Decamps

  • Fred Astaire Rhythm National Champion
  • Multiple-time World Professional Rhythm Champion
  • Multiple-time U.S. National Professional Rhythm Champion
  • World  Rhythm Showdance Champion
  • US Mambo Champion
  • World Masters Champion
  • World Professional Rhythm Championship
  • featured lead dancer in “Burn the Floor”
  • featured performer in Debacle  Morgan  “Dance with me” music video
  • featured performer in Vanessa Williams “Close to you” music video
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VICTOR FUNG

  • Blackpool Professional Standard Champion
  • Multiple-time U.S. Professional Vice-Champion
  • World Professional Ballroom Vice-Champion
  • International Championships Professional Ballroom Champion
  • U.S. Open Professional Ballroom Champion
  • 2004 U.K. Open Professional Rising Star Champion 
  • 2004 Blackpool Professional Rising Star Champion 
  • 8 time U.S. Amateur Champion 
  • Performer on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars"
  • Multiple-time UK Open Finalist
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Garry Gekhman

  • 2006 U.S. Professional Classic Show Dance Champion
  • 2006 U.S. Professional Standard Finalist
  • 2005 Blackpool Rising Star Finalist
  • 2004 Second runners up in the U.K. Championships Rising Star
  • Seven time undefeated Israeli Ballroom, Latin, 10-dance, and Show Dance Champion
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Anastasia Gorovaya

Personal Trainer Specializing in:

  • Weight Loss
  • Personal Training
  • Strength & Conditioning Training for Dancers
  • Endurance Training for Dancers
  • Stretching for Dancers
  • Toning
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mazen hamza

  • National & World Smooth Vice-Champion
  • Blackpool American Smooth Showcase Representative
  • Winner of the Capezio Dance Beat Smooth Tour
  • Featured performer on the PBS show “America’s Ballroom Challenge”.
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izabella jundzill

  • National & World Smooth Vice-Champion
  • Blackpool American Smooth Showcase Representative
  • Winner of the Capezio Dance Beat Smooth Tour
  • Featured performer on the PBS show “America’s Ballroom Challenge”.
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Anna kovalova

  • 5-time US National Professional Latin Vice-Champion
  • World Professional Latin Championship Semi-Finalist
  • 3-time Ohio Star Ball Professional Latin Champion
  • 2-time Asian Pacific Open Professional Latin Champion in Japan
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Stanley Kuo

  • 9 years experience in Iyengar yoga
  • 3 years experience in each of the following: Pilates, Anusara yoga and Pranayama yoga
  • Created the principles of Yoga Alignment
  • Trainer for other Yoga instructors
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SLAVIK LEGKOVENKO 

  • WDC World Dance Adjudicator
  • 25 years of teaching experience.
  • Multiple time Ukrainian Amateur Champion
  • Multiple time Ukrainian Professional Latin Champion 
  • The Top Ukrainian coach
  • Ukraine Representative to the World Professional Latin Championship 
  • Ukraine Representative to the European Professional Latin Championship 
  • Coach of the Winners and Finalists to the World Championship ( Paris) and International Championship 
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ana llorente

  • World Mambo Champion
  • Argentine Tango World Finalist
  • Theater Arts and Adagio Champion at Blackpool
  • USA, World and Canadian American Rhythm Champion
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Agnieszka Melnicka (Melia)

  • Multiple-time Blackpool Professional Latin Finalist
  • European Professional Latin Champion
  • Multiple-time World Professional Latin Finalist
  • Multiple-time International Open Professional Latin Finalist 
  • Multiple-time UK Open Professional Latin Finalist
  • Multiple-time Russian Professional Latin Champion 
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alexandr Melnikov

  • Former Russian 12-time Russian Ballroom Champion, 8-time Latin Champion, 7-time 10-Dance Champion
  • United Kingdom Open Finalist
  • International Open Finalist
  • Blackpool British Open Finalist
  • World Championships Finalist
  • European Championships Finalist
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Anna Mikhed

  • Blackpool Professional Standard Finalist
  • U.S. Professional Vice-Champion
  • World Professional Ballroom Finalist
  • 2004 U.K. Open Professional Rising Star Champion
  • 2004 Blackpool Professional Rising Star Champion
  • Performer on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars"
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Anastasia Muravyeva

  • Blackpool Professional Standard Champion
  • Multiple-time U.S. Professional Vice-Champion
  • World Professional Ballroom Vice-Champion
  • International Championships Professional Ballroom Champion
  • U.S. Open Professional Ballroom Champion
  • Multiple-time UK Open Finalist
  • Multiple-time International Finalist 
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Edgar Osorio

  • U.S. Professional Rising Star American Rhythm Champion
  • Vice-Champion of Open to the World Salsa Championship
  • Champion Open Salsa championship Quebec, Canada
  • Vice-President of the US national professional Mambo championship 2008, 2009
  • Finalist of the Mexico Open Professional American Rhythm 2009 2010
  • Finalist in Professional American Rhythm Championship at the of Millennium DanceSport Championships 2008, 2009, 2010

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Alla Profatilova

  • 3 Times Canadian Professional American Smooth Champion (2011-2013)
  • 2 Times Canadian Professional American Rhythm Champion (2013-2014)
  • 6 Times Canadian Professional Showdance/Cabaret Champion (2008-2014)
  • 2011 North-American Rising Star Professional Smooth Champion
  • 2011 North-American Professional Showdance Champion
  • 2006 World Showdance Champion
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Egor Shalvarov

  • 3 Times Canadian Professional American Smooth Champion (2011-2013)
  • 2 Times Canadian Professional American Rhythm Champion (2013-2014)
  • 4 Times Canadian Professional Showdance Champion (2011-2014)
  • 2011 North-American Rising Star Professional Smooth Champion
  • 2011 North-American Professional Showdance Champion
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Karina Smirnoff

  • 2005 Blackpool Professional Latin Runner Up
  • 2005 U.K Open Champion
  • 2004 Blackpool Professional Latin Runner Up
  • 2003 U.K Open Champion
  • U.S. Professional Latin Champion
  • Professional on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars"

irina solomatina

  • Former Russian 12-time Russian Ballroom Champion, 8-time Latin Champion, 7-time 10-Dance Champion
  • United Kingdom Open Finalist
  • International Open Finalist
  • Blackpool British Open Finalist
  • World Championships Finalist
  • European Championships Finalist
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Sergey Surkov

  • Multiple-time Blackpool Professional Latin Finalist
  • European Professional Latin Champion
  • Multiple-time World Professional Latin Finalist
  • Multiple-time International Open Professional Latin Finalist
  • Multiple-time UK Open Professional Latin Finalist
  • Multiple-time Russian Professional Latin Champion
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emanuel valeri

  • WDSF PD World Standard Champions
  • WDSF PD European Standard Champions
  • Blackpool Amateur Standard Champions
  • WDSF Amateur World Standard Champions
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Elena Vesnovskaya

  • WDSF certified adjudicator
  • USA Dance certified adjudicator
  • Owners and Head coach of Atlantic Ballroom Dance Studio
  • Graduated the Performing Arts University in Russia, with degrees in Choreography and Ballet Mastery
  • Studied ballet, folk, modern and contemporary dance styles
  • Founder, the first chief and professor of the Ballroom Dance Department at the Novosibirsk University of Performing Arts
  • The winner and finalist in multiple DanceSport championships
  • She competed in major European and North American competitions as amateur in Standard, Latin and 10-dance and as professional in Standard
  • Co-Organizer of Metropolitan DanceSport Championship
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Lev Vesnovskiy

  • WDSF Certified Adjudicator
  • USADance certified adjudicator
  • Owner and Head coach of Atlantic Ballroom Dance Studio
  • Founder and professor of the Ballroom Dance Department at the Novosibirsk University of Performing Arts
  • Published few books about ballroom dancing including the Russian version of Technique of Latin Dancing approved by Mr. Walter Laird
  • The winner and finalist in multiple DanceSport championships. He competed in major European and North American competitions as amateur in Standard, Latin and 10-dance and as professional in Standard
  • Co-Organizer of Metropolitan DanceSport Championship

Katusha Wilder

  • USADance Certified Adjudicator
  • NADTA Certified teacher
  • Multiple-time World Professional 10-Dance Championships Finalist
  • Multiple-time US National Professional 10-Dance Championships Finalist
  • US Representative to the World Professional 10-Dance Championships
  • US Professional Rising Star Ballroom Finalist
  • US Open to the World Professional Rising Star Ballroom Finalist
  • 2012 US Representative to the World Professional Ballroom Championships
  • Featured performers for TV networks such as ABC, NBC, FOX, TNT and CNN
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Ruslan Wilder

  • USADance Certified Adjudicator
  • NADTA Certified teacher
  • Multiple-time World Professional 10-Dance Championships Finalist
  • Multiple-time US National Professional 10-Dance Championships Finalist
  • US Representative to the World Professional 10-Dance Championships
  • US Professional Rising Star Ballroom Finalist
  • US Open to the World Professional Rising Star Ballroom Finalist
  • 2012 US Representative to the World Professional Ballroom Championships
  • Featured performers for TV networks such as ABC, NBC, FOX, TNT and CNN
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Joanna Zacharewicz

  • Multiple-time World Professional Rhythm Champion
  • Multiple-time U.S. National Professional Rhythm Champion
  • World Professional Rhythm Showdance Champion
  • US Professional Mambo Champion
  • World Masters Champion
  • World Salsa Champion
  • Featured "Dance Legends" Star Performer
  • Guest performer artist on ABCs “Dancing With Stars”
  • Featured guest performer at Kremlin Cup in Moscow, Russia