2018 Zhenya Klyukin
Zhenya moved to Hampton Roads thirteen years ago from Yekaterinburg, Russia. He began dancing in Russia when he was just 6 years old and holds many championship titles from his competitive career in Standard and Latin dancing in Russia. He currently competes with many students throughout the year at various competitions throughout the United States, some dancing at the highest level of competition available. He enjoys sharing his love of dance with people, whether they be beginner social dancers…or competitive advanced dancers.
He and his wife, Rebekah, have owned A Time to Dance studio in Virginia Beach for eleven years. At the studio they offer private lessons, group classes, instruction and entertainment for private events, and social dance parties. Additionally, they have two children, Izabella and Dmitry, and two dachshunds, Simba and Nala. He can be reached by calling 757.490.8999 or via email at [email protected] Zhenya would like to thank his partner, Kellie Gessler, for the privilege of dancing with her in this competition!