Project Description

Irina Puzanova

From Russia

The beginning of their history…

Dancing since she was 7. Was doing ballroom dancing (in her childhood), belly dance, jazz. Dances Hustle, Discofox, Salsa, Bachata, WCS, well, any social dance.

Her main definition – the best! Always and everywhere! She was the first in Saint-Petersburg to reach the A class in Discofox and then to become a judge of the highest category. Many times winner and Champion of Russia in Hustle Jack-n-Jill.

Began working on her West Coast Swing in 2010, learned from the best, started competing succesfully, and now she is the first and the only dancer in Russia to reach All Star skill level in WCS (according to WSDC). US Open 2012 winner, numerously won and placed in all kinds of WCS competitions. Winner of the four out af all six Europien All Star divisions.

Owns and manages her own Dance school in Saint-Petersburg. Recognised Discofox and West Coast Swing Instructor. Creator and event director of many dance events, e.g. first in Russia International Discofox competition – Nord Cup. Co-manages Swing&Snow.




West Coast Swing

Her success

• 1st : Russian Championship 2014, Absolut
• 1st : Russian Championship 2010-2011, JnJ Absolut
• 1st : Moscow Championship 2011, JnJ Absolut

• 1st : Warsaw Halloween Swing 2016, Poland, All-Stars JnJ
• 1st : Mid-Atlantic Dance Jam 2015, Washington, MD, All-Stars JnJ
• 1st : BudaFest Open WCS Championships 2015, Budapest, All-Stars JnJ