* Update: Ken Hansen was unable to visit during September due to Hurricane Irma but he will be joining us Friday, October 6th instead!
We think the best deserve the best. And our students are the best and ought to get the finest in visiting dance instructors to complement the excellent ballroom dance classes they enjoy here at our West Palm Beach studio.
Ken Hansen joins us on Friday, Oct. 6th. Ken began dancing in his native Denmark at 8 years old, starting as the Danish Hip Hop Champion. He soon found a love for Ballroom and Latin dance, traveled the world and quickly rose to become the Danish Latin Champion and the North European Latin Champion.
His notable resume found him a place on Europe’s “So You Think You Can Dance” and “The Stage is Yours.” When he was 22, Ken moved to the U.S. to better his knowledge of dance. He’s had the honor of working with the best dancers and choreographers in the world such as Corky and Shirley Ballas, Collin James & many more. He and his current partner, Christina Penatello, have found themselves as U.S. American Rhythm Finalists who continue to coach and choreograph throughout the country to help others achieve their dreams.
Talk to your instructor about booking your time with Ken.
We’ll welcome Valentina Kostenko on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Her resume is also quite impressive as an elite Ballroom Dance Professional.
In addition to all of her many titles and credentials in the DanceSport Industry, she is the United States and World Professional American Smooth Champion and has made many film and television appearances on shows like “Dancing with the Stars.”
At the 80th annual Academy Awards, she partnered with John Travolta. Valentina is also an adjudicator and instructor specializing in American Smooth, American Rhythm.
- 2008 World Professional American Smooth Champion
- 2008 US National Professional Smooth Champion
- Has made many television appearances on shows such as “Dancing with the Stars.”
Please avail yourself of the opportunity to learn from these two outstanding visiting professional ballroom dance instructors. You’ll be glad you did.