Jumeirah Lakes Towers:

04 457 9228

Dubai, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, HDS Tower, Cluster F ( Opposite Marina Mall), studio 1204

Meet Our Team

  • Milan Ivanisevic
  • Eva Toth
  • Mariia Proskurnina
  • Janos Aladic
  • Yana Gorbunova-Aladic
  • Anita Fiorini
  • Dusan Sulaja
  • Milan Ivanisevic Supervisor

    Milan has completed his professional business studies in Serbia, his motherland. After having a great experience of working in school administration and being a co-organizer of a numerous festivals in his home town Milan has moved to Dubai and joined Dance Studios JLT. He is the one in charge of managing contacts with students, scheduling appointments for private dance lessons and most probably he will be the first one you’ll meet while signing up for dance classes.

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  • Eva Toth Professional Ballroom Dance Instructor

    Eva started her career as a professional dancer at the age of 9 after she had seen beautiful ballroom dancing performance at one of the local TV channels in Serbia. Since then dancing became her biggest passion. She has been competing for over 12 years and achieved Bronze Title at the 10 Dances National Ballroom Championship before becoming certified dance instructor. Eva is proud of the results of her students who participated in many National and International ballroom dance competitions.
    ” I believe everyone can express their feelings through dancing ! You just have to learn how to do that ! ”

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  • Mariia Proskurnina Professional 10 Ballroom Dance Instructor

    Mariia started her professional dance career at the age of 6 at her school in Ukraine. Already at this young age she understood she wanted to connect her life with dancing. First she started to take part in Ukrainian competitions and after some time moved to Germany and together with her partner they represented Germany at German Open Championship, World Championship and other major ballroom contests. It was a big honor for Mariia to be a member of German National Team and to become a finalist of German Closed Championship during the last years of her competitive career.

    “For me dancing is not just a sport, but a wonderful world of art, feelings and love.”

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  • Janos Aladic Choreographer, Manager of Dance Studios JLT

    Janos was born in Serbia and started his ballroom education in a small local dance studio at the age of 7. With the growing amount of different achievements in dance sport he decided to dedicate his life to this beautiful art, the art of dance. Janos has been a state champion in show dance for 2 years in a row.

    In 2009 he took 2nd place in European Dance Championship ( IDO ).

    Proud to be the finalist of various international ballroom dance competitions.

    Together with his partner, Yana Gorbunova, he is currently competing in World Dance Council Professional Division in Latin American Program and represents Serbia.

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  • Yana Gorbunova-Aladic Choreographer, Manager of Dance Studios Dubai Branch

    Yana was not an exception and went to a dance school at a very early age. She enjoyed to show her progress in dancing on competitions and at first on small school shows. Later with the help of her parents Yana has been a participant and finalist of the international competitions that were organized all over the world. Today Janos and Yana are dance partners and honorary dance teachers at Dance Studios JLT: “Our perspective is to put maximum efforts in introducing ballroom dance sport in the UAE and to share our love for this art form with everyone!”

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  • Anita Fiorini General Manager of Dance Studios Dubai

    Pre-story

    I fell in love with dancing at the age of 11 after seeing a tv show with a performance of a 10 year old and extremely talented ballerina. On that day it was clear for me that it’s too late… Only many years later being completely involved in the world of ballroom dancing I made another conclusion – it’s never late to start dancing. Well, one of the reasons to open Dance Studios JLT was my deep desire to finally start it.

    My little sister

    Yana was dropped at a dance school at the age of 5 first time. She keeps saying she was 7 but it’s only because she doesn’t remember the story before that. She was lucky and a victim at the same time to be dragged to professional sport – ballroom dancing – without realizing that. When the first results were visible at the age of 7 or 8 all the family seemed to be excited to see Yana in the finals of dance competitions. With the time passing by all her life began to turn around dancing. And so was for me and our parents. Endless trainings, beautiful costumes, a lot of trips. It was usual to hear dancing rumors at our kitchen too.

    No need to say that my dream to dance was hidden far away in all that happening.

    My sister is a dancer until now. With some rises and falls in her dancing career she now chose to dedicate her life to this beautiful sport. With her partner Janos they are regulars at dance shows and are preparing for professional dance competitions. They are both amazing dancers and amazing teachers.

    I had a chance to work with them on my own wedding dance and of course that was the show all the guests will remember forever!

    Dance Studios Dubai

    Dancing is still a dream for me. And now knowing so much about it I realize that I am at the very beginning. Right after just becoming an expat I started my search for a proper school for dance practices in Dubai for myself to take dance classes.

    After a while I gave up searching and decided it’s time to share the passion for dance with others. That’s how Dance Studios JLT was born. Now we are a team and we are growing every day. We are happy to introduce you to ballroom dancing as well.

    Dancing teaches a lot of nice details applicable for everyday life. And we promise that in every class you’ll not only learn a new step but what is more important you’ll learn how to do in a proper way with grace and style. You’ll be whispered some secrets about that step explaining why and how this particular step is as it should be. And then after few classes staring at dancing people at some social club you’ll be able to recognize their steps and mistakes and feel a dancer growing inside of you. That’s where you start to dream and imagine yourself dancing… with the one you love… with the ones you like to share time together… . And of course like all the rest those dreams will come true very soon.

    Dance Studios Dubai is here, in Dubai, close to you and doors are open.

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  • Dusan Sulaja

    Dusan got familiar with the world of dance at the age of 7 when his parents enrolled him to folk dance school in Serbia, Novi Sad. He has been enjoying learning to dance and decided to expand his knowledge by enrolling to 2 more dance styles: Slovakian folk dances and ballroom dances. Later Dusan found ballroom style of dance more challenging and exciting and together with his partner they started to compete and become finalists of Serbian National Championships. While he was free from practicing and training, Dusan was teaching ballroom dancing to adults and kids.  
    From 2014-2016 Dusan has been teaching at Dance Studios Dubai and after 2 years of successful work with us,he decided to have a break and go back to home co untry to take lessons from top teachers in Serbia and broaden his knowledge. During that time he was competing and representing Serbia in major competitions.
    In 2017 Dance Studios Dubai is happy to welcome Dusan back to its team!

    Dusan's motto: “Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance!"

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