FADS Dance Board Member Marina Tarsinov


• Dance Board Member
• Area Director
• Studio Owner
• Studio Manager
• With Fred Astaire Dance Studios since 1992


Marina is equally strong in coaching in all styles of Dance Sport, for dancers of all levels. She is particularly interested in dance fundamentals, the articulation of the body, and developing an understanding of the mechanics of anatomy. She also enjoys assisting dancers in developing their own unique style and voice.


  • National Former USSR Show Dance Champion
  • National Russian 10 Dance, International LA and Show Dance Champion
  • National Fred Astaire International ST and International LA Champion
  • World Cup International ST and International LA Finalist
  • World and European 10 Dance Semi-Finalist
  • World Exhibition Finalist
  • USA Open, Dutch Open, France Open, German Open, Russian Open and many other prestigious World-Class Competitions Finalist
  • Judge of many World and European Events, including World Championships
  • Coach of many USA National and World Champions, in all styles
  • Regional Director of Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ Ohio Region


  • American Smooth
  • American Rhythm
  • International Ballroom
  • International Latin
  • Business Training


Marina Tarsinov is part of the prestigious Fred Astaire Dance Studios National Dance Board team that actively coaches our Students & Instructors in dance studio locations across our network, oversees Dance Instructor training and certification, judges (Professional, Amateur, Pro/Am) at Regional and National Fred Astaire Dance Studio Dance Competition events, and continuously reviews our proprietary dance curriculum to ensure only the finest, most up-to-date programs for our Students. For more information on the Fred Astaire Dance Board or any of its members, please contact us.