Marina Malykhina, a professional dancer and choreographer from Ukraine, has degrees in both performance and health. She graduated from the Institute of Culture and Arts in Dnepropetrovsk in Dance and from Kiev Medical College as a registered nurse, and she includes this background when guiding her students. Through her holistic approach, Marina loves to inspire her students and nurture their growth. She has been working as a dance teacher for eight years in various styles (hip-hop, jazz funk, contemporary, and ballroom). Along with instruction, Marina competes in ballroom competitions and performs in commercials, films, music videos, and live productions.