Roman Nabatov – Owner, Instructor

Roman Nabatov Professional dancer, dance instructor in International Latin, choreographer, retired professional dance competitor, and leading instructor of “Ballroom Place NJ  and “Kings Dance Studio NY dance studios. Specialize in teaching competitive kids and adults, preparation for dance shows and popular Pro/Am dance competitions. 19 years of teaching experience from beginners to advanced.


  • World Cup Professional Latin Rising Star Champion
  • United Kingdom Professional Rising Star Runner – Up
  • Blackpool Dance Festival 3rd Place Professional Rising Star Latin
  • Embassy Ball Professional Latin Champion
  • United States Open Professional Latin Finalist
  • United States Professional Rising Star Latin Runner – Up
  • Canada Open to the World Amateur Latin Champion
  • Manhattan DanceSport Amateur Latin Champion
  • Six times United States Amateur Latin Finalist (1998-2004)
  • United States Amateur Latin Champion (1994)
  • United States Representative to the World Championships (with Karina Smirnoff)


  • Hans Galke World Professional Latin Champion
  • Espen Salberg World Professional Latin Champion
  • Paul Killick World Ballroom Champion
  • Hanna Karttunen World Professional Open Exhibition Champion
  • Dmitriy Timokhin and Anna Bezikova European Latin Champion
  • Vibece Toft US Professional Champion
  • Garry and Diana McDonald World 10 Dance Champions
  • Tonya Garamella World Class Professional Dance Champion
  • Michael Chapman World Open Exhibition Dance Champion
  • Karen Hardy United Kingdom Latin Champion
  • Viktor Kanevskiy United States Champion
  • Louis Van Amstel World Amateur Champion

Roman has retired from competitive dancing to focus on running Ballroom Place Dance Studio and raising his son Eric.