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Training since the age of 5, Aleksei competed in Russia and internationally. In 2010, he was named Professional Latin Champion in the south federation of Russia. Teaching for 13 years, Aleksei teaches group classes and private lessons. Private lesson rate: $85. Contact Aleksei at 916-740-0465.
Stephen and Debbie Cullip
Stephen Cullip is a Certified Ballroom Instructor and former National Champion. Accomplishments include: Three Times Ohio Star Ball Professional Standard Champion; Twice World Professional Standard Semi-Finalist; Seven Times U.S. Representative to World’s Professional Championships. Stephen’s wife, Debbie, a teacher in her own right, joins Stephen as directors of their Performance Team. They travel to offer private lessons and workshops. Call them at 415-994-6236 for prices and other info.
A native of Florida, Wes owned a Ballroom Dance Studio before moving to California. He’s an experienced ballroom dancer and instructor and hosts our weekly Tea Dances with his wife, Jackie. These dances provide a charming afternoon of dancing and socializing. Wes teaches a lesson before the Sunday dance and the schedule is posted on our calendar. He is available for group and private lessons. Contact Wes and Jackie at 916-723-2773.
Specializing in Country Western couples and line dance, Kat also teaches American style smooth, rhythm dances, and “club” dances. She holds a B.A. in Dance with an emphasis in choreography and her training includes ballet, modern, African-Caribbean dance, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, dance as physical therapy and its affect on mind and body. Kat teaches group and private lessons. Private rate: $70. Contact Kat at 707-689-7617.
Steve’s training began in the SF Bay Area over 12 years ago. He is an accomplished musician and dancer who enjoys providing historical context on music and dance from the late 1800s to present day. His mentors include Tango “Maestros” from Buenos Aires, Miriam Larici and Leonardo Barrionuevo, and others. A highly skilled and well-loved teacher, Steve offers group and private lessons. Contact Steve at 408-319-7436.
One of the premier dance teachers in the area, Evgeny has a Masters in Ballroom Dancing and Performing Arts from St. Petersburg University. He was awarded as Instructor and Choreographer in Creative Arts, Master of Dancesport. He has been a finalist in many major competitions including the 2017 Blackpool First Annual American Smooth Division where he placed 5th in the World Champion Division. Retired from competition, Evengy is available for group and private lessons. Private rate: $90. Contact Genya at 916-595-7769.
Victoria and her partner won the Smooth Open Professional Championship at San Francisco’s International Grand Ball, placing 5th in the Open Championship in 2010, 6th as Open Professional Smooth Finalists in 2014. Her students have also placed as finalists. Victoria travels to offer lessons and conduct workshops for amateur and professional couples. Victoria teaches group classes and private lessons. Private rate: $85. Contact Victoria at 916-769-7915.
Cheri embraces the opportunity to inspire people in the sport of partner dancing. Director of a Ballroom Dance Dept for over 12 years, she produced and performed in annual Showcases and events. At the Ohio Star Ball, she was a finalist in the American Smooth Amateur Couples Division, placing 5th. Cheri and her husband also teach Scottish and English Country Dances. She teaches group and private lessons.
Hunter is a professional Latin competitor dancer who began ballet training and went on to study ballroom with a focus on the Latin dances. He has trained with Louis VanAmstel, Ashley Delgrosso, Corky Ballas, Rick Robinson, Gary McDonald, Inna Berlizyeva and Toni Regrave. To book your private lesson with Hunter send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monika started her dancing career when she was 6 years old in Poland. She trained in Ballet, International Latin, and International Standard Ballroom dancing. She received extensive coaching from Gregory Fidurski of Poland who now teaches in New York City. Monika has more than 20 years of experience in competitive Ballroom and Latin dancing. She teaches group and private lessons. Private rate: $75. Contact Monika at 916-287-7557.