Ilya has been part of the Fred Astaire company for almost 20 years. He is the owner of the studio along with Montville and Princeton locations. As of 2018 along with Nadia Goulina they are the new New Jersey Franchise owners. Ilya coaches and choreographs in all levels and styles. A World Class Adjudicator and Choreographer, he’s been a member of NDC since 2005 and has collaborated in the creation of the Fred Astaire Dance Studios International Latin Syllabus. Ilya has also appeared on American Ballroom Challenge and The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Some of his achievements include: World Cup Runner-UP, World Masters Champion, Blackpool, International and UK Rising Star Finalist and 6-Time Fred Astaire National Champion.
Ilya Ifraimov 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.