Vladyslav and Brianna Nalyvaychuk come from opposite sides of the world. Vlad is originally from Ternopil, Ukraine and Brianna is from Chicago, Illinois. Not only are they dance partners, but they are partners in life as well. Together they have a cat named Whisk, and share a passion for teaching and improving the lives of others through dance.
Vlad at the young age of four, followed a group of classmates to dance class, and has been dancing ever since. Brianna at the age of 8 saw a performance in a local mall, and fell in love with dancing. Outside of dancing Brianna loves to cook. While Vlad enjoys playing drums and following his favorite soccer team, ACMilan.
Vlad and Brianna chose American smooth because of the variety that this style has to offer. The partnership was established by mutual passion and dedication for dancing. Vlad and Brianna teach and practice at multiple locations around the Chicagoland area in Illinois.
They are 2022 United States Rising Star Professional Smooth Champions , Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Smooth champions, and have won numerous competitions all around the country. Their goal is to become World Open Professional Smooth Champions.