Approved WADF Academy Master Dance Instructors

– 10-dance Department –

Guido de Smet

Belgium


 

Education/Training/Profession:

–  WADF Academy Master Dance Instructor Couple Dance Department

– Master degree in Sports and Physical Education at University of Leuven (KUL)

– Post-Graduate in Training and Coaching with Specialty in DancFellow and examiner (BULDO) in Ballroom, Latin-American and Argentine tango

– Trainer-coach and choreographer of 17 times Belgian Standard Formation Champions

– Trainer-coach and choreographer of Triple undefeated World Argentine Tango champions Peter Rombouts – Marga Wouters

– Lecturer at different congresses in Belgium, France, Germany, Holland, Austria, Chech Republic, Russia, Ukraine, Greece

– WDC Senior Examiner, Examiner BULDO

– WDC, WDC AL, IDO, WADF adjudicator

– Current President of the Belgian Professional Dance Teachers Organisation (BULDO) and the Amateur Competition Divisions FDSF and Bel-aL (Belgian Amateur League)

 

Specialties:

Argentine tango and Artistic and International Ballroom dancing.

 

Contact:

E-mail: info@desmetcamby.be

Marina Aleshina /
Moscow
Russia

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  • WADF Academy Master Dance Instructor Couple Dance Department

Education/training/profession

Competitive dancing career
– Started dancing at the age of 6
– 2005-2006 Represented Latvia, 2006 Latvian ten dance amateur vice-champion
– 2006-2008 back in Russia, turned professional and concentrated on ballroom only. Two times Russian Professional Ballroom Showdance vice-champion and Russian officially nominated couple at World and European Professional Showdance Championships. 2008 Russian Professional Ballroom Championship finalist

-2008-2010 turned back amateur for the right partner and successfully represented Russia at WDC Amateur League championships worldwide. WDC AL two times Russian ballroom champion, WDC AL European Champion and World Championship Runner-up, Blackpool Rising Stars Semifinalist

– 2011 Stopped competitive career and got involved in learning flamenco dance

Education
Has been regularly working with top Russian and foreign specialists throughout career, including Artur Lobov, Stephen Hannah, Andrew Sinkinson, Caterina Arzenton to name the main ones

Teaching experience
-Started to teach at the age of 15 and since then has been regularly teaching in many dance studios in Moscow
-2005-2006 Riga,Latvia – Rihtera Deju Škola
-2010 – was invited with ballroom master-classes to Sweden
-Since 2012 till present time has been coaching regularly in Transnistria as an invited ballroom specialist
-2013-2015 was regularly invited to teach in Beijing, China as an invited ballroom specialist

Judging
-WDC International Adjudicator
-WADF International Adjudicator

Specialization
– Competitive ballroom dancing
– Social dancing
– Flamenco for ballroom dancers

Language: Russian/English

Contacts
marinaaleshina@list.ru
+7-903-617-8645