Maksym Ilyinov – Instructor

“As a professional instructor, I love seeing dancing change people’s lives”

  • joined Tarrytown Staff in 2021
  • from Lviv, Ukraine
  • started ballroom dancing at the age of 12
  • has Bachelor Degree in Art
  • 2016 WDC AL Disney Finalist
  • Winner and Finalist of numerous Ukrainian National and International Dancesport Championships
  • along with his wife Viktoriya founded and successfully led the Dancesport Club “Vika Dance” in Lviv, Ukraine
  • Trained social and competitive pro-am and amateur students of all ages  with some of his students capturing Ukrainian National Titles in Juniors, Youth and Adults Categories as well as winning the Juvenile Team Match at the 2018 Open to the World Junior Festival in Blackpool, UK