Our Studio Owners & Staff of Dance Instructors of Montville NJ

Ilya - Dance Instructor at Fred Astaire Montville

Ilya & Nadia:

Ilya and Nadia are one of the top professional Latin couples in the dance world today. They have been dancing together for nine years and have toured the world in competition, enjoying considerable success. Some of their most recent achievements includes:

2008 North American Professional Latin Champions
2008 World Master Champions
6 time Fred Astaire National Professional Latin Champions
Nadia - Dance Instructor at Fred Astaire MontvilleUnited States Professional Latin Finalist
2007 Ohio Star Showdance Champions
2007 Heritage Classic Professional Latin Champions
2006 World Cup Vice Champions

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Ty

Ty:

Certified Dance Instructor 
Ty began his dance career at the age of 14 in  BalletMet. He earned a Fine Arts Dance Degree at Ohio State University eventually incorporating Ballroom Dance before graduating in 2004.  He began with Classical training supplementing his dance experience with studies in Dance Kinesiology, Pilates Reformer, and Contemporary Dance.  Ty participated in the re-staging of Zivili’s works of Serbian Folk dances, his own piece “Migration” and is currently a Fred Astaire National Champion and credited with NDCA and FADS certifications. Ty loves Theatre Arts he is the “Lift” Specialist at the studio. Currently he trains with Samantha Kaiser in Open Smooth and Tara Barakov in Theatre Arts showcases.
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Nikki

Nikki:

Certified Dance Instructor 

Nikki began her dancing experience at the age of 11 when she was enrolled in Dance Designs Musical Theater program and  was trained in jazz, acting, Broadway, voice and hip-hop. She went on to get her bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University where she was introduced to the Ballroom Dancing World and feel in love with it. While in Syracuse University she was part of Raices Dance Troupe and Danceworks Sports Team, here she performed to hip-hop, modern and jazz routines and choreographed for Latin dances like salsa, merengue, bachata and samba. She is currently a Fred Astaire National Champion and credited with NDCA and FADS certifications. She trains and competes with partner Jaime in American Rhythm.

 

 

 

 

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Jaime:

Certified Dance Instructor 

Coming from the Caribbean Island of Dominican Republic Jaime  was brought up dancing to the music of Merengue, Salsa and Bachata. With his friendly and easy-going personality he has easily transform into a ballroom dancer. He continues to grow and strive to perfect the art of dance. He is credited with NDCA and FADS certifications.Currently he trains and competes with partner Nikki in American Rhythm.

 

 

 

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Hayk:

Certified Dance Instructor 

 coming soon

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Emilia:

Certified Dance Instructor 

coming soon

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Annabella:

Receptionist 

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