Marat and Alina missed the prestigious final by only one place. Their consistent progress in both their results and dancing was the story of the competition for them. They are role models to their students and younger generations an an example of what can be achieved with consistently working towards your goals. The goal of being a part of this highly esteemed final is very much within reach. We congratulate them and wish them continued success!
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Congratulations to Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk for placing 8th in the Professional Ballroom at the 2013 Blackpool Dance Festival
Due to the limited availability of our Professional Standard coaches, Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk, the Standard seminar is as follows:
- Wednesday, June 19th at 7 PM
- Friday, June 21st at 7 PM
- Wednesday, June 26th at 7 PM
- Friday, June 28th at 7 PM
We apologize for the inconvenience and please plan accordingly.
Starting today, BDSC is having a number of couples competing at this year’s Blackpool Dance Festival and we wish them the best of luck. From our two national Amateur Latin Champions, Pasha Stepanchuk/Anastasiya Danilova and Denys Drozdyuk/Antonina Skobina, to our Professional Standard coaches, Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk, these couples have been training hard for this moment and are ready for the year’s most prestigious competition. With all the hours put in by these couples on the practice floor, these couples are going to have amazing performances.
Congratulations to Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk for Placing 9th at the 2013 WDC Professional Ballroom World Championships
Marat and Alina placed an impressive 9th at the 2013 WDC World Championships – Professional Ballroom amongst the best Profesional ballroom couples in the world. With couples like Arunas Bizokas & Katusha Demidova and Victor Fung & Anastasia Muravyeva, Marat and Alina competed and placed amongst the world’s elite.
Dear members, please note that due to the 2013 WDC Professional Ballroom World Championships in Moscow, Russia the Standard seminar on Wednesday April, 17th has been moved to Friday, April 26th at 7 PM. Please join us in supporting Marat and Alina in this very important competition. In addition, the studio will be closed on Friday, April 19th. We apologize for the inconvenience and please plan accordingly.
Wishing Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk the Best of Luck at the 2013 WDC World Championships – Professional Ballroom in Moscow, Russia
This weekend, Marat and Alina will be traveling to their home country of Russia to compete at what might be their most important competition as Professionals, the 2013 WDC Professional Ballroom World Championships. This is going to be Marat and Alina’s first time competing in a Professional Ballroom World Championships and they have been training and working non-stop to prepare for this very important event. This could easily be a turning point in their Professional career and catapult them to an even higher world ranking that they undoubtedly deserve. BDSC is wishing them good luck this weekend!
Thank You to the BDSC Coaching Staff for Making BDSC’s Success at the 2013 USA Dance National DanceSport Championships Possible
As hard as our students practice and as much time and effort that they devote to the sport of dance, their success at the 2013 USA Dance Nationals DanceSport Champions and in general would not be possible without the even harder work and dedication that our coaching staff commits to their students, our members and the studio. The level to which our coaches exert themselves is quite remarkable considering that they are up on their feet and active from morning until night. This dedication from our coaches and the atmosphere that they create in the studio is exactly why BDSC has had so much recent success! Thank you to the coaching staff of BDSC, Eugene Katsevman, Maria Manusova, Marat Gimaev, Alina Basyuk, Pasha Stepanchuk, Anastasiya Danilova, Artur Tarnavskyy, Patrycja Golak, Dmitry Nikishkin, Olena Shvets, Andrei Kazlouski, and Asta Sigvaldadottir, for going that extra mile for our members and for the studio.
This week’s “Video of the Week” features a quickstep performed by our Championship Standard Seminar. The seminar is led by our very own Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk and features some of the best Standard dancers in the United States, including the current Junior II Standard World Champions and a number of Youth Standard USA National Finalists. You can join this impressive group of dancers every Wednesday at 7 PM!
Congratulations to Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk for their Amazing Results at the 2013 Asian Tour for Professional Ballroom
Every year at the end of February/beginning of March, countries across East Asia host a number of competitions that are part of the Asian Tour. This year, our Professional Standard Coaches, Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk, traveled to Tokyo, Taipei and Seoul to take a part in the 2013 Asian Tour. Marat and Alina had an amazing showing this year making the final in 2 of the 3 competitions. The following are Marat and Alina’s Professional Ballroom results from the 3 competitions:
- World Super Series & Asian Open - Tokyo – 9th
- World Super Series & Asian Open - Taipei – 6th
- World Super Series & Asian Open - Seoul – 5th
Marat and Alina placed among some of the most elite couples in the world.
The following are the detailed results of the Korea Open in Seoul:
- 1. Andrea Ghigiarelli / Sara Andracchio (England)
- 2. Valerio Colantoni / Yulia Spesivtseva (Russia)
- 3. Domen Krapez / Monica Nigro (Slovenia)
- 4. Chao Yang / Yi Ling Tan (China)
- 5. Marat Gimaev / Alina Basyuk (USA)
- 6. Aleksander Zhiratkov / Irina Novozhilova (Hong Kong)
- 7. Artem Plakhotny / Inna Berlizyeva (USA)
- 8. Sang Min Kim / Jin Ju Son (Korea)
- 9. Yuta Nakagawa / Kumiko Nakagawa (Japan)
- 9. Ki On Choi / Mi Ra Ahn (Korea)
- 11.Victor Buenavida / Petra Cernakova (Spain)
La Classique du Quebec is an annual competition that takes place in Montreal, Canada. It is organized by Meryem Pearson and is one of Canada’s biggest and most important competitions.
Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk
Professional Ballroom Championships: 1st
Pasha Stepanchuk and Anastasiya Danilova
Amateur Latin Championships: 6th
Stanislas Savich and Annie He-Xiao
Professional Latin Championships: 4th
Patryk Ploszaj and Anna Kaczmarski
Youth Latin Championships: 4th
Youth Ballroom Championships: 2nd
Jonathan Zaika and Hanna Sverdlov
Junior II Latin Championships: 3rd
Levy Agaronnik and Daniella Malpa
Junior II International Latin Open: 5th
Junior II Latin Championships: 8th
Junior II Championnat Globe-Trotter: 6th
Larry Tokar and Juliana Hoff
Amateur Latin Pre-Champ: 4th
Gabriel Hoff and Victoria Joffe
Juvenile International Standard Bronze: 2nd
Juvenile International Standard Silver #1: 3rd
Juvenile International Latin Bronze: 1st
Juvenile International Latin Silver #1: 1st
Juvenile Championnat Teddy Bear: 2nd
Alex Lukasik and Konwalia Owczarz
Junior II Championnat Globe-Trotter Latin: 8th
Under 15 Challenge International Standard Open: 4th
Junior II International Standard: 7th