Our Instructors

Andrea D’Onofrio

Andrea’s dance career started in the age of 8. His first dance teachers were his parents who transferred all their love and passion for dancing to their son and daughter Michela. Michela became Andrea’s dance partner for many years. Representing Italy, they were finalists of the National Championship and semifinalists of South European Championship in 10 dance style. Since 1999 Andrea started teaching at their family dance school in Italy, Abruzzo region.
In 2000 he was invited to participate in the Italian tv show “L’avvocato Porta” where he danced with famous actresses Gigi Proietti and Mariagrazia Cucinotta, later in 2012 he also took part in the tv show “Miss Adriatico” and “Festival della melodia” as a dancer and adjudicator.
After a successful competitive career Andrea decided to focus on teaching. He is an officially qualified adjudicator and coach.
In 2014 Andrea obtained MIDAS and ANMB diplomas of Ballet Master in Standard and Latin American dances, he became FIDS Regional Councilor.
In 2015 he obtained diplomas of the International Master of Dance WDC, 2017 FIDA Professional diplomas of Ballet Master in Standard and Latin American style.
Andrea has 20 years experience in the teaching field.


Maksim Konstantinov (Max)

Max began his journy in 1989. During his career he won many titles such as two time Siberia Champion, Far East champion, Champion of Primorsky Krai and DFO(Russia) in Latin American style. He took part in numerous competitions abroad and archived great results being a finalist in International competition in Singapore and a semifinalist of International competition in Hong Kong and Macau.

Max has 20 years experience in teaching and coaching. From 2010 to 2018 he worked as the Head and Trainer of the Sports Ballroom Dance Ensemble “Bravissimo” of the Far Eastern Federal University, during which time his students and the ensemble became 6 times champions of the FEFD, 4 times Russian champions in the nominations show program and duet. Under his guidance they became winners of the All Russian Universiade in dance sport. In 2018 Max was invited to teach in China in one of the biggest dance centers in Shenzhen, where he was training students at different levels and ages.

Daria Baricchi

Daria started dancing in the age of 7. She was a finalist of many National and International competitions in her junior and youth dancing career and for some period of time was representing Germany where she was a part of a National German team. Later in amateur career Daria and her partner were representing Russia at a very high level at all International and National events. She was a finalist of Russian National Championship and was ranked in the list of top 25 top couples in the world.

After turning Professional she archived even a greater success becoming Russian National Champion in Standard and Show Dance, European Championship finalist, European Championship bronze medal in Show Dance, European Cup bronze medalist and World Championship bronze medalist in Show Dance.
Daria is very experience in teaching all kind of students as children, adults, professionals, social dancers.
After finishing her professional career Daria continues to develop dance education methods in various institutes. With her husband Luca they perform all around the World.