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Dance lessons Monterey, Ca

Leo Sidorenko and Olga Agafonova
started dancing at the age of six in the city of Vladivostok in the Far East of Russia. They have extraordinary ability in the arts as ballroom dancers, instructors and competitive dancers in Dancesport. Their high level of achievement has been recognized internationally by judges and trainers in Europe and North America. Leo and Olga have an extensive competitive background and have been winners or finalists in many competitions in Russia, China, Japan and the U.S. They began teaching when Leo was fifteen and Olga - fourteen. Over the years they have taught many students and have participated in a variety of showcases and productions across the world. Many of their students have also won in national and international Dancesport competition and they themselves have many times won top teacher awards at these competitions. In 2009 Leo and Olga moved to beautiful Monterey California and soon opened their studio in Pacific Grove.

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Martin Hale became interested in dancing while a student at Oberlin College near Cleveland. Upon graduation he pursued studies that eventually allowed him to become a professional ballet dancer. He has extensive experience as a performer, choreographer, and rehearsal director. Upon retiring from the stage, he has enjoyed swing dancing and became interested in International Standard Ballroom in which he competed for a number of years. Having moved to Monterey in 2010, Martin still maintains his keen interest in dancing and its infinitely unfolding universe of mysteries and delights. He’s thrilled to have found the Pacific Grove Dance Studio which has Leo’s and Olga’s impeccable professionalism, imbued their heartfelt love of dancing.

Dance lessons Monterey

* Complimentary ballroom dance lesson is for residents of: Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove, Seaside. Salinas CA and new students only.