Dance Instructors

Misha Konstantynov

Studio Owner | Dance Instructor

Misha KonstantynovBorn Mykhaylo Konstantynov in Russia, Misha became introduced to ballroom dance very early in life when his family moved to Ukraine and opened a dance studio there. Drawn by both the artistry and athleticism of dance, Misha himself became involved in dance at the age of 10. From the beginning, Misha worked with focus, determination and diligence on his craft. This combination earned him his first Ukrainian championship at the age of 12.

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Jorja Sims

Dance Instructor

Jorja JollyJorja Sims began discovering her passion for dance over twenty years ago as a “toddler tumbler.” As a young dancer, Jorja had her mother by her side to help guide her along the way. Over the years, she trained in ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop, attended many conventions and workshops, performed in numerous recitals and shows, and competed in the UDA nationals for 3 consecutive years as a co-captain for her school’s dance team.

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Denys Koloda

Dance Instructor

Denys KolodaDenys Koloda started to take dance lessons when he was 8 years old in Nikolaev, Ukraine. Enjoying the physical aspect of ballroom dancing, he competed as an amateur and a professional and won many competitions. What captivated him, however, was the performance aspects of ballroom dancing.

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Yana Miekhova

Dance Instructor

Yana MiekhovaYana came to the United States from her homeland of Ukraine. She has been involved in dance since young age, exploring various dance styles and attending workshops taught by Ukrainian and Russian professional dancers. Yana is very patient with her students and has a great personality. She enjoys working with couples as well as teaching group classes. We are so excited to have Yana being part of our Ultimate Ballroom team!

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Svitlana Shaporenko

Dance Instructor

Svitlana ShaporenkoSvitlana was born in Ukraine where she began her dance journey at the age of 5. After a couple of years, she was partnered up with her brother Misha as they began their dance training and competing together. Svitlana has 20 years of experience of teaching dance.

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