Irina started dancing in Siberia, Russia at the age of five and has been dancing with Irina since 2001.
Together they are the International Latin North American Rising Star Champions, Grand National Champions, The Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Champions, United States National and Open to The World Rising Star Finalists and winners and Grand finalists of many more prestigious events around US. They are also United States National Professional 10 Dance Finalists.
They are also undefeated Rising Star champions in American Rhythm including the US National Professional Rising Star champions. They are the current United States National Professional American Rhythm Champions and World American Rhythm Professional Champions.