Come and learn from the best! All our teachers are professionally trained and have many years of competitive and social dance experience. We will help you to learn and master the most popular steps, improve your poise and understand the musicality of each dance.
Our team of 6 dance teachers actively participate in international and local dance championships and perform on different events across North America and Europe.
Maria and Dmitri Golovanevski - founders of Shall We Dance Studio.
Egor Belashov - studio manager.
Maria Golovanevski and Egor Belashov actively compete in professional dance championships and currently won title of Canadian National American Ballroom Champions!
Maria's dance training began at the age of five in Russia, where she learned Ballet, Ballroom and Folk. From an early age she was performing in theatres, exhibitions and galas. By the age of 17, Maria had already started teaching dance. After graduation from St. Petersburg State University with Masters Degree of Arts, her career expanded to include international experience. Maria has taught in Russia, Europe and North America. Maria is currently teaching both International and American styles of Ballroom and Latin dancing.
Here is the list of her recent achievements:
- Maria is a member of the Canadian Dance Teachers Association
- "The Falls Premier Ball" Rising Star Smooth Champion, 2004
- "La classique de Quebec" Rising Star Finalist, 2004
- "Dance Sport Montreal" Open Professional Smooth Finalist, 2004
- "Maple Leaf Classic" Canadian Closed Professional Finalist, 2004
- "The Falls Premier Ball" Professional Open Smooth Finalist, 2005
- "Crystal Leaf" International Dance Sport American Runner-Up, 2005
- "Maple Leaf Classic" Canadian Closed Professional Runner-Up, 2005
- "The Falls Premier Ball" Professional Show Dance Finalist, 2006
- Canadian National American Ballroom Champion, 2008
Want to become professional dance teacher and join our team?
We are currently taking applications for our Training Program for Professional Dance Teachers. If you are thinking about a career in the Exciting Dance Business, then we want to hear from you. This custom designed program includes training in Ballroom, Latin and Club Style dances. Please contact us to set up an appointment for the initial interview. Those accepted into this unique program will be trained to become a Dance Professional. Although experience is not necessary, to ensure the highest quality of service for our clients, certain minimum requirements must be met:
- Good communication skills
- Positive attitude
- Goal oriented