Jana Petrova Sapir
Dancesport Resident Coach
Jana Petrova Sapir has established herself as one of the top International Ballroom performers in the world, winning national Junior & Youth 10 dance championships in her native Russia and the United States. In 2008 she placed in the top 12 professional couples at the prestigious Blackpool Festival in the UK and placed in the top 3 couples throughout the competitions here in the United States with her partner Erminio Stefano.
She is a regular guest performer on “Dancing with the Stars” appearing throughout seasons 9-15 and recently won the championship on the internationally televised “Boilando Por Un Sueno”, Mexico’s Dancing with the Stars. She performed alongside celebrities such as Reba McEntire, Jennifer Hudson and Justin Timberlake. In 2013 she was cast as the principle dancer for the movie “In Time” working alongside actors Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy, Matt Bomer and Olivia Wilde. She tours with many dance productions such as Ballroom With A Twist, Dance Temptation and Viva Havana and is well know for her creative choreography here in the United States and Europe.