Iveta Lukosiute

Iveta Lukosiute was born (born in 1980) in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Iveta moved to the U.S. in 1997 and she has been dancing since she the age of six. She is a World Champion Professional 10-Dance of the World Dance Council, and her specialties are Ballroom and Latin. Iveta Lukosiute started training in Ballroom at the […]

Aliona Vilani

Aliona Vilani is a Russian-Kazakhstani professional dancer and was born on 1 May 1984. Vilani started learning ballet when she was five years old, and moved to Russia to learn ballroom dancing at age 11. At age 13 Aliona Vilani moved to the United States and joined the Kaiser Dance Academy in Brooklyn, New York. […]

Robin Windsor

Robin Windsor is a British professional latin and ballroom dancer, born in Ipswich, Suffolk. He was born on 15 September 1979. Robin Windsor grew up in the Spring Road area of Ipswich and went to Clifford Road Primary and Copleston High School. Robin Windsor has been dancing since he was three when his parents took […]

Natalie Lowe

Natalie Lowe was born 15 August 1980 and N.S.W , Sydney Australia. She is an Australian professional dancer and Ballroom expert. Natalie Lowe is a four-time Australian Dance Champion. She joined Seven Network’s Dancing with the Stars in 2004, partnering athlete Matt Shirvington She then partnered Ian Roberts, and won the 2006 series with AFL […]

Artem Chigvintsev

Artem Chigvintsev was born on 12 June 1982 at Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, RSFSR, Soviet Union. Artem is Russian professional dancer specialising in Latin dancing. Artem’s parents took him to dance classes from a young age. His mother loved dancing and wanted Artem to be involved with something that would keep him from hanging around on […]

Pasha Kovalev

Pavel (“Pasha”) Kovalev was born on 19 January 1980 in Komsomolsk-ne-Amure in Siberia. He is a professional Latin and ballroom dancer. Pasha Kovalev started dancing at age eight. In 2001 he moved to the United States with his professional dance partner Anya Garnis and settled in Fort Lee, New Jersey. In 2008 he moved to […]

Karen Hauer

Karen Hauer, 30, who was born in Venezuela and grew up in New York, first found fame on the US version of So You Think You Can Dance. Karen Hauer, is replacing Katya Virshilas in Strictly Come Dancing Series 10. Karen has worked with singer Jennifer Lopez and is a former World Mambo Champion. Ms […]

Kristina Rihanoff

Kristina Rihanoff is a Siberian-born mambo specialist, a world champion professional ballroom dancer, instructor, and author. Kristina won the South African International Latin Championship (2005-2006), was the runner-up in the US National American Rhythm Finals (2003-2005), also the runner-up in the Open to the World, Mambo Championship (2003-2004), and was a Semi-Finalist at the Open […]

Brendan Cole

Brendan Cole is a ballroom dancer specialising in Latin American dancing. He was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. He won the Strictly Come Dancing series one with news reader, Natasha Kaplinsky. He has been a judge on three seasons of New Zealand’s own Dancing with the Stars. He has been dancing since the age of […]

Aleksandra ‘Ola’ Jordan

Ola is a Polish-born Latin American specialist. She took part for the first time in Strictly Come Dancing in series 4, with DJ Spoony. Ola and her husband James have been dancing professionally for the last four years. Ola’s favourite dance is the samba and outside dancing she does yoga. Polish-born Aleksandra (Ola) is a […]

James Jordan

James Jordan is a successful English dancer. His partner is Aleksandra ‘Ola’ Jordan who is a professional dancer as well. In November 2006 they were third for Professional Latin in the British National Championships. James Jordan and Aleksandra Jordan first recorded dance as a dance partnership was in the Dutch Open in 2000. Straight-talking James […]

Anton Du Beke

Anton du Beke is a professional ballroom dancer, who started dancing at the age of 14. His professional dancing partner is Erin Boag. Anton and Erin won the IDTA Classic in England in November 2003. Anton Du Beke and his professional partner, Erin Boag, are officially rated in the World’s top 24 Ballroom Couples and […]

Flavia Cacace

Flavia Cacace is a professional dancer, who is originally from Italy and moved to England with her family at aged four. Her professional dancing partner is Vincent Simone, they are the two-time world champions at the Argentine Tango. Flavia is an extremely chatty, bubbly character who specialises in Ten Dance. Both Flavia and her professional […]

Vincent Simone

Vincent Simone was born in Italy but has been living in England since he was 16 and he lives in Guildford, Surrey. His professional dancing partner is Flavia Cacace and they teach dancing lessons for beginners to competitors. Italian Vincent Simone comes from a dancing family; both his parents are professional ballroom and Latin teachers. […]