About Anya Brodech

Anya Brodech has been dancing ballroom, salsa, and swing since 2005.  Whether dancing solo, with a partner, or choreographing a routine, Anya loves the idea of storytelling through dancing and utilizing the whole body to express different types of emotions and feelings. Anya enjoys incorporating a combination of passionate, dramatic, and sensual movements in her own personal dancing. 

Anya received professional teacher training at the Ballroom Dance Teacher's College in Oakland, California. Anya holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Loyola University Chicago. She is currently studyingentrepreneurship in the MBA program at California State University-East Bay in Hayward.  Anya comes from a Ukrainian family. She began learning traditional Ukrainian Folk dancing at the age of 5 and continued it through college. She speaks Ukrainian, Russian, and Spanish. Her blog about dancing has 1.5 million views.

"I believe that dance lessons should be a fun and rewarding experience. I recognize that everyone dances for a different reason and I make it my mission to help students achieve their personal goals. Ultimately, my goal is to give my students a passion for dance that will stay with them for a lifetime. I believe that dancing can fundamentally change people's lives for the better and give them a way to express their inner selves and genuinely connect with others. My philosophy is to treat students with patience, kindness, support, and understanding in order to help them reach their full potential."