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Brooklyn Dance Lessons aims to make social dance relevant and accessible to the current generation.
In today’s digital era, we want to help people reconnect with others and rediscover the joy of dancing.
Anywhere, anytime, with anyone you like.

About Brooklyn Dance Lessons
About Brooklyn Dance Lessons
About Brooklyn Dance Lessons
About Brooklyn Dance Lessons
About Brooklyn Dance Lessons
About Brooklyn Dance Lessons About Brooklyn Dance Lessons


Brooklyn Dance Lessons aims to make social dance relevant and accessible to the current generation.
In today’s digital era, we want to help people reconnect with others and rediscover the joy of dancing.
Anywhere, anytime, with anyone you like.

About Brooklyn Dance LessonsAbout Brooklyn Dance LessonsAbout Brooklyn Dance Lessons

About Brooklyn Dance Lessons About Brooklyn Dance LessonsAbout Brooklyn Dance Lessons


We believe in freedom and happiness, that’s why we believe in dancing.

Dancing brings so many benefits – including improving your muscle coordination, mental dexterity, posture, self-confidence, and overall health.

At Brooklyn Dance Lessons we believe the greatest benefit is not the outcome but the joy of the process. When the music starts to carry you or you learn an interesting movement, you get a surge of adrenaline.

For couples, dancing can bring them closer and spark new life in their relationships. For single people, dancing opens them up to new experiences and encounters. And for everyone, dancing can make for great cocktail conversations.

styles we teach

club style dances
west coast swing, hustle, night club two steps

american smooth
waltz, tango, viennese waltz, foxtrot

solo dancing
contemporary, heels, hip hop, bollywood

international standard
waltz, tango, quickstep, viennese waltz, quickstep

social latin dances
salsa, bachata, merengue, argentine tango

line dancing, two step

american rhytm
cha cha, rumba, swing, bolero, mambo

international latin
samba, cha cha, rumba, paso doble, jive

ballroom for kids
social & competitive

meet the team


Co-Founder & Dance Instructor

Born and raised in Saint Petersburg, Olga fell in love with dancing and rhythmic gymnastics at a very young age while spending her afternoons in a dance school where her babushka used to work. Trained as a competitive ballroom dancer, Olga participated in several national and European competitions obtaining a long record of achievements both in International Ballroom and Latin, while graduating in business.

She moved to New York trying to expand her knowledge in American Style in 2013. After a few successful years working as a teacher in one of the most prestigious dance studios in the U.S., she decided to introduce a new concept of teaching social dance by creating a more modern approach and cozy learning environment.

The result: Brooklyn Dance Lessons.


Co-Founder & Marketing Manager

Alessandro is a creative entrepreneur and brand therapist who has dedicated his career to fill the gap between idea and execution. Moving to New York from Italy in 2008, he founded Contaminate, an immersive art company working with top players of the New York art scene. From 2013 he produced seven seasons of an innovative annual chamber music series called Arbor Music Series, partnering with Grammy awarded musicians.

While running his own brand consulting agency, he founded with his wife Olga Brooklyn Dance Lessons where he is in charge of the company’s branding and communication.


Admin assitant & Booking specialist

Janeice is here to help students with their bookings and making sure everything is on track. ​​​​​​​

She is a dancer, she is super fun, and she has a super cute dog named Luna and a leopard gecko named Miguel Amor.​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​She also speaks Spanish.


Dance Instructor

Alina, a Ukrainian-born dancer who began her journey at the age of 4. With a passion for Latin and Ballroom, she embarked on a competitive career and achieved certification as a Full Bronze Instructor in American Rhythm and Smooth in 2018.

Alongside her successful participation in USA Competitions and Showcases, Alina discovered a love for teaching, driven by a desire to positively impact lives through the joy of dance.


Dance Instructor

Marius has been doing ballroom dancing since the age of five. He spent his youth competing in all major European ballroom dance competitions making him one of the bests of his generation. He later discovered also a passion for ballet and other dance styles that brings him great joy. 

He started teaching right after retiring from competitions and he fell in love with being part of this massive work of Art. Among all the options he had, he chose to join Brooklyn Dance Lessons because of the shared values and mission and he is committed to providing you with a lovely dance experience at our boutique.


Dance Instructor

Alyona began dancing at the young age of 10 in Russia. Trained in International Ballroom and Latin, she competed both nationally and internationally throughout the years. She moved to NYC in 2016 where she began studying new styles of dances and continue improving her dance skills as a professional dancer and teacher.

She is specialized in International Ballroom and Latin, American Smooth and Rhythm, Country 2 Step, West Coast Swing, Argentine Tango, and some other social dances. Alyona is very passionate about teaching and sharing her knowledge with students to help them in their dance journey.


Dance Instructor

Emily is a professional dancer, actor, and educator based in NYC. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts with a B.F.A. in Dance. Her work ranges from concert to company work, choreographing, Latin dance, immersive theater, commercial work, and more. Credits include Gotham Dance Theater, Cirque du Nuit, Rumbamena, NYLA, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Grace Kelly, Flint Rep, DPA Tour, ABC’s Dirty Dancing, and more. Emily has experience teaching through Roll America, The School at Columbia, ASTEP, ChoreoLounge, SassClass, and beyond. Emily has worked with all ages from assisting at The School at Steps toddler classes to teaching youth and adults from Mexico to India, guesting at dance studios and arts high schools, to teaching senior citizens. Her current passion is Latin fusion, collaboration, and arts advocacy on the local to global scale.


Dance Instructor

Elya, originally from Azerbaijan, is a dancer, model, and writer based in Brooklyn, NY.

As a dancer, she has worked with artists such as Najla Gilliam, Sun Kim, J9 Dance, Chun Yun CHun, Elsa Nilsson, Iva Gocheva, and many others. Elya has also trained under Nadine Bommer Dance Company and did a dance intensive with Batsheva Dance Company, in the summer of 2022. Besides partner dancing, she has training in contemporary, house, afro-cuban, and physical dance theatre.

Elya’s life goal is to connect & share movement with communities all around the world.


Dance Instructor

Ashmita started dancing Indian classical forms (Kathak and Bharatnatyam) at the age of five in Kolkata. While graduating in Business Administration, she completed a diploma course in Movement Arts from Rhythmosaic Dance Institute. In 2016, she joined The Danceworx, Mumbai where she trained in Ballet, Jazz, and Contemporary. In 2017, she moved to New York City to study Ballet, Contemporary, and Salsa in Peridance Center where she graduated majoring in Salsa.

She performed in several salsa events such as Salsa Congress(Mexico), Boston Salsa Festival, New York International Salsa Congress, Connecticut Salsa Congress. Recently she taught Creative Movement and Salsa to children and adults in India through remote learning.


Stretching Instructor

Stefaniya has been learning dance and stretching techniques throughout her entire life. Beginning at the age of four, she started training professionally at the dance school in Eastern Europe. While in college she shifted her focus to meditative movement and stretching techniques. Today Stefaniya’s approach is to promote physical and mental wellness and share her love of movement with others.

Stefaniya is a stretching instructor at Brooklyn Dance Lessons