Artem

Top Dance Instructor
Instructor’s Trainer

Latin, Ballroom, Argentine Tango, Salsa
Adult and Junior Program

“Dance opened a whole new world to me. The connection between man and woman is magical and this is what attracted me from the beginning. In my lessons, I would like to share this magic with you and introduce you to the world of dance.”

LANGUAGES: English, Russian.

MY HOBBY IS: Music and Film.

MY FAVORITE QUOTE IS: He who never risks, never gets to drink champagne!”

MY DANCE INSPIRATION IS: My family and especially my parents who are always there for me – in good and in difficult times.

WHY HUDSON DANCE STUDIO? I knew from the beginning that this is a great place to teach and develop as a dance instructor. Openness, great energy and smiling faces – this is Hudson Dance Studio!

MAJOR AWARDS:
2010 Top 3 Finalist in Black Sea Cup, Latin Division
2010 Finalist in St. Petersburg Governors’ Cup, Latin Division
2009 Finalist Russian National Championship, Latin Division
2009 Top 10 in  IDSF Open Latin Competition, Moscow, Latin and Standard Divisions
2008 Vice Champion in Prestige Cup, Moscow, Latin Division.

DANCE INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATION:
– Member of the World Dance Council (WDC)
– National Dance Teachers Council of America (NDTCA)
– Russian Dance Sport Association (RDSA)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Originally from Moscow, Artem started dancing and competing at the age of 6. He focused on the 10-dance program in Latin & Standard and soon after became finalist in the most prestigious and hotly-contested championships in Russia and Europe such as the oldest dance competition in the world in Blackpool, one of the biggest dance competition in Stuttgart, German Open Championship – just to name a few. As part of the prestigious Moscow dance club that produced many Russian and World champions, he had the opportunity to work alongside world renowned teacher such as Slavik Kriklyvij, Carmen Vincelj, Brian Watson, Elena Khvorova and Anna Bezikova. His commitment and dedication to dance resulted in placing in top 5 from over 400 couples in the Russian National Championship in 2009!

Following successful career as a dancer, Artem decided to focus more on teaching and sharing his love for dance with others. In this time, Artem was introduced to popular social dances Salsa and Argentine Tango. He has had the opportunity to work with big names such as Mambo King Eddie Torres as well as prestigious Maestros in Argentine Tango – Sebastian Achaval, Roxanna Suarez,  Ruben and Sabrina Veliz. Highlights of his teaching career is becoming top teacher in 2014 at one of most prestigious dance schools in Russia as well as choreographing Argentine Tango for the show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ on Russian television.