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Our goal is to create a foundation for healthy muscular patterns, coordination, and musicality. Strengthening the technical tools for success in any form of dance or movement. Great emphasis is placed on fostering a love of dance, freedom of movement, and imagination
Katya has been dancing since she first put on a leotard.
The daughter of Russian immigrants, a love of music, dance, and theater was off to an early start. Her education came from Madame Athena Pallas of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. She later trained, received scholarships, and danced with Long Beach Ballet, Ballet Met, State Street Ballet, School of American Ballet (SAB), Boston Ballet, and was mentored by Alla Khaniashvilli, Bolshoi Prima.
Her Classical background, partnered with a passion for all styles of dance led to work in TV, Film, Musical Theatre, and Commercials. Katya is currently dancing, for her 6th Season, with the Metropolitan Opera.
Her teaching approach draws from her experience in classical Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Pilates, Floor Barre, Physical Therapy, and Theatre.
Katya’s students include YAGP finalists, Corps de Ballet with Salzburg Ballet, SYTYCD Contestants, Scholarship recipients to the Bolshoi Academy, ABT’s JKO School, Kirov Academy, Rock School, Miami City Ballet, Colorado Ballet, Houston Ballet, Ellison Ballet, and Alivn Ailey. Rythmic Gymnasts on the US National Team, Figure skaters, TV/ Film Actors, and lovers of dance, fitness, and movement.
Katya loves dancers, and nothing brings her more joy than sharing her passion and experience.
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