Yana was born in Novosibirsk, Russia. She has been dancing since she was 8 years old and began teaching at the age of 19.


  • International Dance Council CID (UNESCO). Member, Participant of seminars and workshops, Participant of international conference.
  • State award “The Best Teacher of Additional Education” Saint Petersburg, Russia 2016.
  • State award Diploma of Russian Nationwide Competition “Teacher of Health” 2015.
  • Founder of the Dance Studio “April” for children. Students of which were nominated for awards in multiple international, national (Russia) and local competitions.
  • Author of Social Educational Project for children “Way of Art”.
  • Founder of Dance Classes “Yankin’s Dances” for women. Novosibirsk/Saint Petersburg, Russia


  • Novosibirsk Culture COLLEGE, Choreography. Russia
  • Kemerovo University of Art, Choreography. Russia
  • University of Entrepreneurship. Business leadership. Moscow, Russia
  • International Summer School of modern dance. Russia/England
  • State Palace of Culture, Choreography. Russia