About Us

Mission Statement

BDNJ is committed to provide highest quality Ballroom Dance services that will combine Body, Mind and Music to promote the physical and spiritual health for people of all ages.

Benefits of Dance

Our goal is to provide Ballroom Dance services to your community that will help anyone to achieve the following benefits:

- Improve Physical and Mental health

- Engage to Fun and Sporty activity

- Enhance Social and Communication skills

- Creating interaction with family and friends in more relaxed atmospheres

 

The Teachers of Ballroom Dance of NJ

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Sergei and Olga

Since their arrival in the United States more than twelve years ago, Sergei and Olga Bezrodnov have made a name for themselves in the upper echelons of Dancesport in this country. They have gone from being newcomers on the scene here (although they were champions in their region in Russia) to being regular finalists in both the Rising Star Professional Standard and the Open Professional Standard competitions where the best dancers from all over the U.S. vie for top honors.

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Over the course of these years, they have won the coveted first place award in half-a-dozen championships, including The Constitution State Challenge, The First Coast Dancesport Championship, The Empire State Ballroom Championship,

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The Tri-State Challenge, The Montreal Dancesport Rising Star Standard Championship, and The Atlanta Open DanceSport Rising Star Championship.

They are several times finalists in the most prestigious and hotly-contested competitions in this country, including the United States National Rising Star Professional Standard Dancesport Championships in Miami, Florida. They have been singled out for particular praise by a number of judges writing in various Dancesport publications such as Dance Beat, where they were described as a couple with unlimited potential and an unusual understanding of the dance.

 

 

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We Would Like to Welcome STANISLAV SAVICH to BALLROOM DANCE of NJ.

We are so excited that Stanislav will be joining the BDNJ family.

Originally from Russia, Stanislav Savich has been dancing for 21 years. He has participated in major national and international competitions, of which, he has been the finalist in all of the national championships. 1photo lower 225x300 About Us

Stanislav even beat out hundreds of other dancers and danced his way into to the top 20 on Season 2 of the hit TV show “So You Think You Can Dance”!

He has been teaching since he was 20 years old and has taught both children and adults. He has experience teaching Group classes and Private lessons. He also taught the Ballroom Team at Columbia University. Stanislav Savich has been an instructor in Moscow, Hong Kong, Canada and throughout the United States. Stanislav has a range of teaching experience and we know you will enjoy taking classes with him.

 

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Lilija Lazebnik studied rythmic and folk dancing in her home country of Lithuania throughout her youth and performed with Klaipeda Folk Dance & Song Company “Zilvinas“.

After moving to the U.S.A. she started to train in ballroom dancing at various dance studios including Arthur Murray‘s, Starlight, Rogers and Nash Dancenter.

Lilia competed in several NDCA Pro/Am competitions around the United States in the American Smooth and Rythm and International Standard Ballroom styles. Lilia1 169x300 About Us

As her children, Jonas and Linas, began to demonstrate a love for dance at a very young age, she became actively involved with children‘s dance education as a dance parent.

She had the opportunity to introduce dance into the Dr. V. Kudirka Lithuanian School where she first worked as a Kindergarten teacher. After becoming a Principal at the Lithuanian School, she organized various shows for children ages 3 to 13 incorporating her knowledge of dance and working with children.

Lilia holds a BS degree in Accounting from Rutgers Business School and is multilingual. She speaks Lithuanian, Russian, English and German.

Lilia pic 3 150x150 About UsShe continues to grow as a dancer and teacher taking professional ballroom dance lessons. Lilia considers the opportunity to teach a great blessing and is thankful for the support she has had in her dance journey.

We hope that you will enjoy taking classes with Lilija, we are very happy that she is now part of the BDNJ family!