Kateryna Iaritenko

Professional Ballroom dancer and instructor.

Kateryna is originally from Ukraine, where she started to pursue her dance career at the age of 7 years old. At the age of 21, she graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kharkiv State Academy of Culture with a major – Professional Choreographer in ballroom dancing. To pursue her ballroom dreams and get to a higher level she decided to move to England and started studying ballroom dancing with top coaches and past multiple times world champions. After extensive training and competitive life in England, she got an opportunity to dance and work in the United States. Currently, Kateryna resides and teaches in the USA.

Major accomplishments:

  • Ukrainian Junior Ballroom Champion
  • Team Match Vice Champion at Junior Blackpool Dance Festival in England
  • Finalist in many major international competitions in Ukraine, England, Italy, USA.
  • 23 years of expirience as a competitive dancer
  • 11 years of international teaching experience of kids and adults in Ukraine, England and USA
  • One of the top teachers at Los Angeles largest dance studio – Vivo Dancesport Center
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Ballroom Dancing.
  • Professional Member of the National Dance Council of America