Ardance emerged in late 2018 and in one year we’ve transformed dance education in this area. Our dedicated training provides something that was so greatly missing in the Tri-State. We put pride in being the highest training dance academy in the area. We challenge our students so that they can achieve their best, we don’t cut corners, we put emphasis on technique and providing a nourishing home and safe haven to all our students. We do things right and we hope you enjoy your experience with us. Check out our ever expanding list of classes for both Kids AND Adults!
LEAD INSTRUCTOR/DIRECTOR – MISS. ANNA
Born in Russia, Anna has been dancing all her life. She has broad experience and training in many styles of dance. She comes from a family of renowned Russian Ballet Dancers. Anna commenced her studies in Ballet at age 2 in Russia. She completed her studies in Vaganova, Vaganova Pedagogy, and Balanchine. Studying under Vorontsova, Kovaleva, Vasilieva, Ivanova, Popova, Ilyin, Baranov, and many more.
She was immersed into Ballroom from the young age of 6, fortunate to have studied under World Champions including Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko, Ivan Mulyavka, Denys Drozdyuk, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Felipe Telona and many more . Anna competed and placed as one of the leading dancers nationally and winning United States Youth Latin. Along with International Latin, Anna trained in Standard, American Rhythm and Social Styles.
Increasing her versatility, she picked up commercial dance as well. She worked as a Professional Commercial Dancer.
During her dance career she fell in love with teaching and sharing her passion with her students. Her extensive experience formed her into a caring and dedicated instructor with the ability to make every dancer feel welcomed and relaxed. Her outgoing personality lights up a room and her background allows her students to expand their knowledge. She recently relocated to the Tri-State area.