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Ballroom Dance

Katya Cooper

Ekaterina, born in Bryansk, Russia, started her ballroom training at the age of four. She was trained by many renowned coaches in International Standard and Latin, such as, Brain Watson, Kolobova Yelena, Tataranni Alessandro, Naumov Andrew, Dmitriy Sorokin and Nataliya Burmistrova, Sakal Ilyana etc. She has competed and won at Latin, Standard, and Ten Dance events in Moscow and Germany.

Ekaterina partnered with Anton Sidorov in the USA. Ekaterina and Anton started dancing together in January 2009. Since then they became Mid-Atlantic Latin champions, Mid-West Latin and Standard champions. They placed first in Standard at the United Dancesport Championship 2010 in Orlando, FL. Ekaterina and Anton won first place in the 2010 Hotlanta Danceport Competition. They placed second in latin at the USA Dance North Carolina Championship. They continue to compete at the highest level at competitions all over the United States.

Ekaterina started teaching dance at age of 16. She teaches all ages and skill sets in ballroom dancing.