Ms. Julia was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She started dancing with Contemporary and Ukrainian Folk Dancing. One day she was passing Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Mequon and saw people dancing through the windows and decided she would like to do that.
After 5 years as a Pro/Am competitor with her instructor, Mr. Nikolay, Ms. Julia joined our team of Professionals. During her time as a Pro/Am competitor Ms. Julia earned many titles; the top of which include Top Solo Regionally, Fred Astaire National Rhythm Champion, 2 Time Fred Astaire National Smooth Champion, 2013 Ohio Star Ball Rhythm Champion, 2013 United States Dance Championships 9-Dance Champion and 2014 Ohio Star Ball Smooth Champion.
In her teaching, Ms. Julia helps her students gain confidence and express themselves through their dancing. She focuses her teaching on the styling and technique of each dance.
When dancing, Ms. Julia loves expressing herself and getting the crowd involved in the dances.
In her free time she enjoys shopping, traveling and watching movies.