Sergey holds a World Dance Council certificate in International Latin and Standard. He is also professionally trained and holds the qualification of Teacher of the Ballroom Sports and professional choreography.
Executive Director, Choreographer, Head Coach Malko Dance Academy
Professional Ballroom Dance Instructor/Coach
Laura was the Professional Rising Star 2nd runner up in the 2010 Desert Classic and San Francisco Open Dancesport Championships. She was also the winner of the 2006 Maryland Dancesport and USA Dance South Central Regional championships. Laura was the Co-Organizer for the NDCA Sanctioned event, Pacific Grand Ball, between 2009 and 2011. She was also the former Artistic Director for the Premier Ballroom Studio (a.k.a. Synergy Dance Ballroom) Formation Team.
Ballroom and Latin Dance Instructor/Coach
Ricardo Salazar grew up in a professional ballroom dance family. As a second generation dancer, he started dancing at age 7 and began teaching at age 14 with his family’s studio, Salazar’s Dance Studio. Eventually becoming the Director of Salazar’s Dance Studio, he has trained many of the instructors that teach in the greater Sacramento area. Dance styles he teaches include American Ballroom and Latin, Salsa, East Coast and West Coast Swing and Lindy Hop.