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Welcome To Ballroom Legacy Dance Studio

A Premiere Professional Ballroom Dance School


Who We Are

Ballroom Legacy Dance Studio,Sea Cliff is a locally-owned Ballroom and Latin dance studio that has been serving clients on Long Island since 2005. Our experienced professionals will comfortably instruct you at social or competitive level -- no partner required. Whether you have prior dance experience or are interested in trying it for the first time, we are here to help guide you in discovering the real magic of dance. Contact us today or stop by to get started!

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Meet the Team

You’re in Great Hands

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Veronika Simeonova

8-Time Undefeated Bulgarian National Champion

Veronika Simeonova is our studio founder and one of our most loved team members, well respected by our team and students alike. Her passion for dance and teaching others to feel confident while dancing is a true inspiration.

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Ola Kozłowska

Top Level Professional

International Standard, Latin & American Smooth & Rhythm Specialist
U.S. Open Bachata Champion
U.S. Open Salsa on 2 Vice-Champion
World Open Salsa Championships Finalist


Sir Paul Killick

Honored Guest Coach

World Open Professional Latin Champion
U.K. Professional Latin Champion
Asian Cup Open Professional Latin Champion
World Class Adjudicator

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Christiano Couto

Top Level Professional

Argentine Tango Specialist
Brazilian Samba Specialist
Salsa on 2 Specialist


Ekaterina Popova

Honored Resident Coach

Int.Standard Blackpool Champion 
UK.International Standard Champion


Alexander Kostic

Top Level Professional

Canadian National Professional Latin Vice-Champion
World Open Professional Latin Show Dance Finalist 
World Open Professional Latin Quarter Finalist
International Latin & Standard Specialist
American Smooth Specialist


Sam Paliashchuk

Top Level Professional

International Latin Specialist
International Standard Specialist


Eugene Smagin

Top Level Professional

International Standard Specialist
International Latin Specialist


Misha Smagin

Top Level Professional

International Latin Specialist


Andrey Mykhailov

Honored Resident Coach

Int.Standard Blackpool Professional Rising Star Vice-Champion 
UK.International Standard Rising Star Champion


Norma Escoto

Studio Artistic Director

DVIDA Certified Professional
Honored Studio Events Sponsor


Jose Decamps & Joanna Decamps

Honored Guest Coaches

4-Time U.S. and 3-Time World Rhythm Champions
U.S. Mambo Champions
World Salsa Champions


Abigail Kornet

 Dance Instructor

Argentine Tango Specialist
La Classique du  Quebec Show Dance Finalist
Mass. Dance Sport Argentine Tango Champion


Jill Apostolico

Advanced Dance Instructor

International Latin Specialist


Michelle Officer

Honored Guest Coach

U.S.  & World Smooth Champion 

5 times World Showdance Finalist
Choreographed for Dancing with The Stars and SYTYCD
Danced and choreographed for TV Film and The Academy Awards


Michael Chapman

Honored Guest Coach

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Albert Ruiz  Jr. a.k.a. "Fuski"

Advanced Dance Instructor

Pro/Am Show Dance Specialist
Argentine Tango Specialist
Dance Vision American Smooth/ American Rhythm Certified
AMF American Smooth/ American Rhythm Certified
Formation Specialist
La Classique Du Quebec Show Dance Finalist
Mass.Dance Sport Argentine Tango Finalist
Virtual Dance Class Specialist

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Magali Fruchard

Advanced Dance Instructor/ Program Coordinator/Assistant Manager

AMF American Smooth/American Rhythm Certified
Ancient European Dance Specialist
Formation Specialist
La Classique Du Quebec Pro/Am Runner up
Virtual Dance Class Specialist


Melanie Weiler

Top Level Professional

International Latin Specialist

Get in touch to learn more about our team.