Arkadi Atasuntsov was born in Armenia in 1988, and started dancing at the age of 6 years old. Arkadi was a Cavcas Countries Champion, and became a Champion of Armenia in 2003. He was a semi finalist of “So You Think You Can Dance Armenia” and also danced on the second and third season of “Dancing With The Stars Armenia”. In 2010 he won the Prestige Cup in Russia, for Latin dancing. From 2013 – 2015 Arkadi had the opportunity to assist the head choreographer of one of the most popular musicals in Armenia. Arkadi’s dance background was not only Latin and Ballroom styles, but also Jazz, Hip Hop, and Contemporary. After serving in the military, he opened his own dance studio in Armenia. Arkadi came to the United States in the spring of 2018, to pursue his teaching and professional dancing career.