About Us

Anna Shahbazyan

Anna Shahbazyan is originally from Armenia. She started Ballroom dancing at the age of 14. She moved to the US in 2000 where she pursued her career as a professional dancer while continuing her education at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) majoring in psychology and later earning her Masters Degree.

Currently, she not only teaches dancing but also works with children with Autism and other developmental and learning disabilities. She was the reciepiant of the Community Serivce Award in 2016 by NDCA, for her contribution to the community as an ambassador of dance.

Anna was a Professional Rising Star Smooth US National and Ohio Star Ball vice champion, Rising Star International Ballroom US National Finalist and US National Open Professional Smooth semifinalist, as well as Blackpool Open Professional Smooth Finalist 2017.


Josie Lee

Mrs Josie Lee has been an avid ballroom dancer since 1975. She received her training at Fred Astaire and Arthur Murray Ballroom Dance Studios in Beverly Hills. She has taken numerous lessons from world renowned professional champions.

Mrs. Josie Lee is currently a Director of America Ballroom Company and received Hall of Frame Award in 2009 at Millenium Dancesport Championship and Global Award in 2007 at Ohio Star Ball.

Mrs. Josie Lee travelled worldwide to compete in Ballroom dancing and sponsored numerous competitions.


Paul Holmes

As an Amateur Paul became the British and United Kingdom National Champion in 1990, the same year, he won the world Cup Championships and made the finals of the world and European Championships.

He was also five-time British Open finalist, five-time U.K. Open finalist, and five-time International Open finalist. Additionally, he was a finalist in the German Open and U.S. Open Championships.

In 1991, He turned professional and reached the finals of the British National Championships and the U.S. National Championships. He was the first ever winner of International Open Rising Star Championships.
In 1995, He settled in the USA and has helped train many of our champions and leading competitors. As well as coaching in most places in Europe and Asia.
He is known as a world class adjudicator as well as being appointed the captain of team Americas at The 2013 Professional Invitational Team Match at Blackpool.