Instructors

Barbara Antes

16 years of ballroom dance experience with Amateur and Pro-Am competition. Teaches American Smooth and Rhythm, and has owned the studio for 16 years. Barbara is also a Registered Nurse with a Graduate Degree in Psychology from Fordham University. She has created and teaches dance therapy programs for the physically and mentally challenged. She has created dance therapy programs for the physically and emotionally challenged.

Barbara is always open to talking to you about your dancing program. Give her a call and set up your first complimentary session. We believe that all of our students are individuals with different needs.

Sophia Cazenueve

Ballroom, Latin and West Coast Swing French Champion. 12 years teaching experience. Current American Champion in West Coast Swing.

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Aliaksandra Davydava

Trained Ballroom Dance Champion from Russia. She has danced, competeD and taught for over 20 years. Aliaksandra and her partner are currently in the Finals in Rising Star in Professional International Standard in the USA including the Ohio Star Ball.She has taught for Arthur Murray and Manahtten Ballroom and is available for private lessons for Pro Am Ballroom or Latin.

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American Style Dance Instructor with over 20 years experience teaching with Fred Astaire and Arthur Murray Studios. Teaches Group classes and private lessons.

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Frank Elia

Well known for teaching American Rhythm and American Smooth Dances in New York, for over 30 years.

Frank is a talented choreographer for Ballroom performances and wedding dances. He has been a Ballroom dancing instructor at Westchester Community College for many years and at Stardust Dance Weekends. He teaches group classes and private lessons and is available by appointment on weekends.

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Professional 10 Dance International Champion from Australia  who was representative to the World Championship in 2013 in Blackpool, England. Masha has over 10 years experience teaching all the International and American Styles.

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Paolo Pasta Lanna

Paolo has been specializing in swing partner dances since 1997. He has toured with with Wynton Marsalis and The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra,  “Swing Dance America” and “Forever Swing” The Big Band Musical Revue that featured Michael Buble. He has also appeared on numerous Television programs from CNBC’s Great Stuff to The David Letterman Show and won The American Swing Dance Championships in 1998. Paolo is the director of “The Lindy Hop All-Stars”, organizes dances and dance camps and teaches these dances throughout the world.

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Has been dancing salsa (on 2) for a few decades. Learned from Eddie Torres the king of Salsa.

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Dragan Ranitovic

An International Ballroom Champion from Yugoslavia with over 30 years of teaching experience he is now well known as a specialist in Argentine Tango. He is very popular as a DJ in NYC, NJ, Westchester, PA and CT.

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Hustle and American Rhythmn dance instructor. Antonio has over 20 years of experience teaching, and performing in American Rhythm style dancing.

He taught for Arthur Murray Dance Studios and is well known as the Hustle & Latin dance instructor and D.J. from the late, great “Terrace Club.” He is also a very popular D.J. at our Friday Ballroom & Latin parties.

Oleg Trebunski

International Standard, International Latin and American Smooth dance instructor. Russian National Dance Champion 3 Times. 30 years teaching experience. Finalist in World Ballroom Competition in Blackpool, England.

Oleg trained his daughter, Anya Trebunski,  is a professional dancer on the popular TV Show “Dance With The Stars.”! He teaches International and American Style Ballroom and Latin. Competes in Pro Am Competition.