Julia Nabatov – Director, Instructor

Julia Nabatov  co-owner of Ballroom Place Dance Studio (Metro Dance Studio), founder of MADE4kids program, dance instructor in Latin and Social Ballroom dances, special event choreographer.

Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  Julia studied gymnastics, classical ballet, jazz, hip hop and belly dance throughout her childhood. At the age of 5 she was trained exclusively with former principle dancers from top Tashkent ballet group for 5 years. Julia was honored to be accepted into a University of Choreography (school specializing in ballet dancing) without entry examinations as the most talented and physically flexible child. At the age of 10 Julia and her family moved to Russia where she began training and competing in International Ballroom and Latin style. At the age of 12 Julia had a wonderful opportunity of continuing her studies in the United States in many dance schools in tri-state area. She later attended New York University College of Dentistry, graduating with a degree in Dental Hygiene.

As a teacher, Julia is passionate about taking her students to the next level, whether on the social dance floor, competitive level or through her choreographed showcases, for which her students have received honors. Julia teaches a wide variety of students, from single men and women, to couples, who all have the common goal of learning to become better dancers.  Specialize in teaching kids, teenagers, and adults, preparation for dance shows, dance competitions, Adult Social dancing, wedding choreography.

Julia has retired from competitive dancing to focus on running Ballroom Place Dance Studio, working as a dental hygienist and raising a family with Roman Nabatov.

For a list of Julia’s Group Classes or to register for one of her upcoming classes please go to “schedule†page.