Valeriya, originially from Ukraine, has been dancing for almost 6 years. The first time she fell in love with Latin dancing is in 2013. She started out dancing Salsa on 1 and later that year switched to Salsa on 2. Since then Valeriya has picked up other styles of dancing including but not limited to Cha Cha Cha, Bachata, Argentinian Tango, Hustle, East/West Coast Swing, as well as Standard Ballroom styles: Foxtrot, Waltz, and Rumba. Currently Valeriya travels and competes in national as well as international Latin competitions and has placed in numerous divisions. And when she does not compete she dances with La Fuerza Ladies and Coed teams. Since the first day Valeriya walked into Salsa Salsa Studio in 2014 it has felt like home. And she is greatful to be able to come back and be a part of a team of amazing instructors and Salsa Salsa Studio.