photo credit: © Peter Suba Photography
Liliia Gladiuk started dancing when she was 4 years old. She turned professional at the age of 17 and was the 2x Ukrainian National Champion. She graduated from the National University of Physical Education and Sports of Ukraine with bachelor’s degree in Dancesport.
In 2015, Liliia moved to the US to dance with Iaroslav Bieliei. In their first competition together, they were runners-up in the prestigious Blackpool Dance Festival Professional RS division. (Check out Iaroslav and Liliia talking about it in this interview.)
Liliia and Iaroslav are quickly moving up the ranks in the world ballroom scene and we are very proud to have their expertise here at DanceSport Place!
Titles & Accomplishments
- 2x Ukrainian National Ballroom Champion
- International Championships Professional RS Champion
- Blackpool Dance Festival Professional RS Ballroom Vice-Champion
- European Championship finalist
- UK Open, Blackpool Dance Festival and International Championships Professional Open quarterfinalist
Liliia is as elegant on her lessons as she is on the dance floor!
Always the polished professional, her thorough explanations help dancers understand the difficult ballroom concepts in a clear way. She is proud of her students and happy to help them achieve their dancing dreams.