Real Athletes

DSS Instructors

DSS Instructors are all experienced national and international competitors specializing in both the International and American styles of Ballroom Dancing. DSS Instructors competed as Team USA representatives throughout the world in countries like Germany, Georgia, Latvia, Armenia, Ukraine, Russia, San Marino, Portugal, Slovakia, Check Republic, Turkish, Belarus, and more. Occasionally, DSS hosts Star Guest events where you can meet internationally acclaimed athletes and instructors from all over the world.

Follow the DSS events calendar for upcoming workshops, seminars, and training camps.

Igor Golovach

Igor Golovach

Owner, Instructor, Athlete

NADTA Certified Instructor, two-time U.S. National Vice-Champion in the Amateur Latin Showdance division (2018 – 2019), 2019 U.S. National Vice-Champion in the Adult Amateur Latin division, and a World Finalist of the 2019 WDSF World Showdance Latin Championship. Sponsored by Freed of London.

DSS Owner Michelle Angela Blank

Michelle-Angela Blank

Owner, Instructor, Athlete

NADTA Certified Instructor, two-time U.S. National Vice-Champion in the Amateur Latin Showdance division (2018 – 2019), 2019 U.S. National Vice-Champion in the Adult Amateur Latin division, and a World Finalist of the 2019 WDSF World Showdance Latin Championship. Sponsored by Freed of London.

Andrey Kitsun

Andrey Kitsun

Instructor

Professional Ballroom Latin dancer and competitor with over 22 years of experience. Professional dance teacher with more than 12 years of experience. 21-time National Champion of Belarus, 2-time World Champion in 10 Dance of the WDC AL (2016-2017), World Show Dance Championship Finalist.

Lev Libkind

Lev Libkind

Instructor, Athlete

U.S. National Champion of the Pre-Champ Category in the Amateur Latin division, U.S. Youth Rhythm National Champion, WDSF Open Youth Latin Finalist.

Stephanie Micken

Stephanie Micken

Instructor, Athlete

An active member of the USA Dance World Team, 2021 U.S. National Youth Latin Champion, 2021 WDSF USA World Youth Latin Representative.

Aidan Shea

Aidan Shea

Instructor, Athlete

An active member of the USA Dance World Team, 2021 U.S. National Youth Latin Champion, 2021 WDSF USA World Youth Latin Representative.

Veronica Antonov

Veronica Antonov

Instructor

Former International Style Latin & Standard competitor. Achieved many competitive finals and pedestal placements (top 3). Ohio Star Ball Finalist of the Ballroom Standard Division (2018), Ohio Star Ball Pre-Champ Latin Champion (2018), Utah BYU Vice-Champion in the Pre-Champ Standard Division, Nyemchek’s Ballroom DanceSport Champion.

Dimitri Billian - DSS Instructor

Dimitri Billian

Instructor, Athlete

Active International Style Latin & Standard competitor. Mid-Atlantic DanceSport Pre-Champ Standard Champion, NYDF Youth Pre-Champ Standard Champion, MAC Youth Pre-Champ Standard Champion.

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Upcoming Events

June 29 - July 3
333 Adams Street
The Manhattan Dance Championships - NDCA will be hosted in Brooklyn, NY on June 29 - July 3, 2022. Please register here to confirm entry in the event.
July 5 @ 9:00 am - July 8 @ 4:00 pm EDT
643 Stokes Rd
Our DSS Summer Camp is a fun way to spend the summer with great friends, all the while improving your physique and dancing quality.
July 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
643 Stokes Rd
Our DSS Summer Camp is a fun way to spend the summer with great friends, all the while improving your physique and dancing quality.