July 1-5, 2017 instructors
Last updated: March 19, 2011

Championship Dance Camps offers world class instructors, including US, UK and World Champions as well as Blackpool finalists and semi-finalists.

Below are SOME of the instructors for 2011 Independence Day Ball. There are several additional very exiciting names that will be teaching at the camp. Please be sure to check back often - updates will be posted shortly.

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Partial list of instructors for 2011 Independence Day Ball:

Eulia Baranovsky
  • 2007 World American Smooth Showdance Champion
  • 2006-2007 World American Smooth Finalist
  • 2004,2006-2007 U.S. National American Ballroom Finalist
  • 2003-2007 Finalist in all major competitions including Ohio Star Ball
Todd Borzych
  • Founder DanceSport Endurance (tm), a workout designed to improve strength, flexibility, technique, rhythm, and endurance in Dance Sport Athletes
  • Taught at every IDB for the past 10 year
  • Performed at the Kennedy Center, White House, and the Hofburg Palace in Vienna
  • Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force Reserves
Dan Calloway
  • Asian-Pacific Professional 10-Dance Grand Finalist
  • U.S. Professional 10-Dance Grand Finalist
  • Dual Fellow of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)
  • World Cup Adjudicator, WDSF certified
  • Chair of Judges at many competitions including Manhattan Amateur Classic, Yuletide Ball Championships, and USA Dance U.S. National DanceSport Championships
Rufus Dustin
  • Two time lecturer at the World Ballroom Dance Congress in Blackpool, England
  • North American Latin Champion
  • North American 10-dance Champion
  • US, British and World Champion
Garry Gekhman
  • 2006 U.S. Professional Classic Show Dance Champion
  • 2006 U.S. Professional Standard Finalist
  • 2005 Blackpool Rising Star Finalist
  • 2004 Second runners up in the U.K. Championships Rising Star
  • Seven time undefeated Israeli Ballroom, Latin, 10-dance, and Show Dance Champion
Giampiero Giannico
  • 2010 World Professional Finalist
  • 2010 U.S. Professional Finalist
  • 2010 Blackpool Professional Finalist
  • 2004 Blackpool Professional Finalist
Yuki Haraguchi
  • 2007 Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Champion
  • 2008 U.S. Open to the World Rising Star Finalist
  • 2008 U.S. National Rising Star Runner Up
  • U.S. Professional Latin Semi-Finalist
Marcus Johnson
  • 2007 Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Champion
  • 2008 U.S. Open to the World Rising Star Finalist
  • 2008 U.S. National Rising Star Runner Up
  • U.S. Professional Latin Semi-Finalist
Stanley Kuo
  • 9 years experience in Iyengar yoga
  • 3 years experience in each of the following: Pilates, Anusara yoga and Pranayama yoga
  • Created the principles of Yoga Alignment
  • Trainer for other Yoga instructors
Larinda McRaven
  • Professional Open American Smooth Finalist
  • North American Champion
  • Four Times US Open Finalist
  • Four Time Ohio Star Ball Finalist
Kimberley Mitchell
  • Former British, International, UK, and Closed British Champion
  • Two times U.S. International Latin Champion
  • British Professional Rising Star Champions
  • 5th in the World Championships
  • 3 times Ohio Star Ball Champions
Gherman Mustuc
  • World Professional Ten Dance Champion 2008
  • US Professional Ten Dance Champion 2007 & 2008
  • US Professional Classical Showdance Champion 2008
  • World Professional Ten Dance Vice Champion 2007
  • World Professional Classical Showdance Finalist 2006
  • North America Ten Dance Champion 2007
Ieva Pauksena
  • 2003 World Professional Standard Finalist
  • 2004 Blackpool Professional Standard Finalist
  • 2002 -2004 US Professional Standard Runner Up
  • 2001 US Amateur Standard Champion
  • 2001 World Amateur Standard Finalist
  • 2001 Blackpool Amateur Standard Finalist
Danny Quilliam
  • 19 times Canadian Representative to the World Championships
  • 2002 World Professional Classic Show Dance Finalist
  • 2000 North American Professional Standard Champion
Jonathan Roberts
  • US and World Professional American Smooth Champion
  • 2003 Blackpool Rising Star Latin Finalist
  • 1997 USA Rising Star American Ballroom Champion
  • Two-time US Pro-Am 10-Dance Champion
  • Professional dancer on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars"
Bill Sparks
  • 4 times US Professional Latin Champion
  • World Professional Latin Finalist
  • 1998 Blackpool Rising Star Champion
  • 6 times Ohio Star Ball Professional Latin Champion
Anna Trebunskaya
  • 1998 US Amateur Youth Standard Champion
  • Professional Latin US Finalist
  • Rising Star Professional Latin UK Championship Finalist
  • Rising Star Professional Latin Blackpool Finalist
  • Professional dancer on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars"
Oksana Zolotarevskaya
  • 2008 British National Professional Champion
  • 2007, 2008 Dutch National Professional Latin Champion
  • 2007, 2008 UK Professional RS Latin Finalist
  • 2008 International Professional RS Latin Finalist
  • 2003 United States National Mambo Champion