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About Us

DNA Dance Ballroom is a place where everyone can learn how to dance, regardless of your age, previous experience, or goals. We have comprehensive kids', adult, and fitness programs to meet your every dancing desire. Whether you yourself just want an introduction to the world of ballroom dancing, or you want your child to earn titles at various US ballroom competitions, or vise-versa, our professional, world class coaches will guide you through every step of your journey.

About Us
The Dances

International Latin



Paso Doble



International Ballroom (Standard)


Viennese Waltz






2 Step





Our Coaches

Danya (Owner)

Danya specializes in the competitive International Latin and Ballroom styles of dance. He has been in dance his entire life, studying different styles from various folk dances and collectives, to ballet, until eventually landing in his passion: ballroom dancing.

His achievements include multiple years in the United States National Championships Final in all three of his categories. He has been in the National Top Three numerous times. He was consistently one of two couples chosen to represent the US at various World Championships over the years, including in China, Austria, Russia, and other countries as well.

He has over 10 years of teaching experience, working with kids and adults. His students have won numerous competitions, small events, and major championships throughout the US, and he has won multiple Top Teacher prizes at various competitions as well. He teaches group classes and private lessons, kids ages 5+ and adults, in-person and online.


Danya is known for being exciting and enthusiastic, while providing detailed explanations and finding creative ways to ensure his students accomplish their goals and feel confident on the dance floor.


Ruslan is a World Class Dance Sport instructor, lecturer, and judge. Originally hailing from Ukraine, he has been a Ukrainian National Champion while he was competing, and later went on to win a Top National Trainer commendation from the Ukrainian government, which was awarded to him for his work and success in coaching athletes and helping to raise the level of dancers in Ukraine.


He ran an extremely successful studio, raised multiple Ukrainian Champions and finalists, of all ages. His students have won and placed in the finals in numerous massive International competitions.


He has coached numerous World Champions, and continues to do so to this day. He is a class "A" International Judge, meaning he is qualified to judge any competition in the world. He was a staple in any Ukrainian dance camp, consistently being booked and requested more than any other coach in attendance. He is known for inspiring anybody who comes across him, and brightening everyone's mood with his energy and love of what he does.

Anastasiya (Owner)

Anastasiya was born in Ukraine and lived there until she was 18. She started to dance at the age of 5, and fell in love with dancing ever since. She comes from the dance family where her father was director of one of the most successful dance studios in Ukraine, with students winning Ukrainian and European titles.


Anastasiya was a 7-time Ukrainian National champion and she represented Ukraine 3 times at the World Championships. Her best result was 7th place at the Latin World Championship in China out of the 80 best couples in the world. She is also a winner and a finalist of various international competitions. At the age of 19 she moved to the U.S., and became United States National Latin and Standard finalist 12 times and made the top 2 in United States in 10 dances. She represented the U.S. at the World Championships in all three styles.


She started her teaching career when she was 14, and by the time she was 19 and left Ukraine her students won the Ukrainian national championships and became finalist and winners of major Ukrainian competitions. In the US her students include finalists and winners of various dance competitions, as well as many happy adult couples who come to her just to have fun, and happy married couples with their dream wedding dances stored in their memories. She is known for her endless enthusiasm, creativity, and passion to make people happy with achieving their goals.


New Instructor coming soon!


Contact Us

DNA Dance Ballroom

920 S. 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95110

Tel: (650) 793-3056


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