- International Dance Council Member
- Studio Co-Owner
- With Fred Astaire Dance Studios Since 2013
Anna was born in the Ukraine. She has been dancing since the age of 7. Piano lessons were also a side hobby for Anna, but her passion for dance took over. Her dance education continued at the National University of Physical Education and Sport in Kiev, Ukraine. She was the winner of the Ukrainian Champion, Latin Division in 2011 and 2012. She also took home top honors in many European Dance Championships. She take her coaching very seriously and has only been taught by the best of the best. Anna is famous for being the responsible one of the group. She has passion for the growth of all students, celebrating the everyday small successes, as well as the big ones.
Anna and her partner, Mykyta Serdyuk, started their partnership in the Ukraine, then moved to the US to join the Fred Astaire Dance Studios team in Madison, WI. They started competing right away with great results, earning many first place wins in the Professional Latin division before transitioning to the American style. They’ve taken on the American styles with great success, as they now are 6-time Fred Astaire National 9-Dance Champions and 2-time American National 9-Dance Champions. In 2018, they made the decision to focus on their studio and retired from competing together.
- Undefeated Fred Astaire Dance Studios® 9-Dance Champion in American Smooth & Rhythm
- Fred Astaire Dance Studios® National American Rhythm Finalist
- Fred Astaire Dance Studios® National American Smooth Finalist
- Ohio Star Ball Open American Rhythm Finalist
- United States Open American Rhythm Finalist
- 2-Time United States 9-Dance Champion in American Smooth & Rhythm
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- American Smooth
- American Rhythm
- International Latin
- Business Training
Anna Krasnoshapka is part of the prestigious Fred Astaire Dance Studios International Dance Council, which oversees Dance Instructor training and certification, judges (Professional, Amateur, Pro/Am) at Regional, National & International Fred Astaire Dance Studio Dance Competition events, actively coaches our Students & Instructors in dance studio locations across our network, 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 International Dance Council or any of its members, please contact us.