Meet our team
"My aim for BallroomBees is to give children the confidence to partner with their peers in a fun, active environment "
Katya (Founder of BallroomBees)
Klaus was born in Esbjerg, Denmark. His grandmother was a dance teacher so as the oldest child of three he was taken to his first dance class at the tender age of 2.
A huge fan of all sport Klaus played football, tennis, badminton and swam on a competitive level but dancing had a special place in his heart. He also continued his studies while training to dance and won the world championship under 19 title in 1992.
In 1993 he enrolled into Aarhus University to study law, but after two years of trying to combine his studies and continue his top level dancing, he left university to pursue his career as a dancer full time.
Klaus is a 6 time undefeated Danish Champion, European and World Champion and has been a finalist at all major championships around the world.
After stopping to dance himself in 2006, Klaus is now hugely in demand as a coach to the best couples in the world, and he regularly is invited to judge the most prestigious major championships. He has served as the vice-chairman for the Danish Dancesport Association and he currently sits on the board of education for The World Dance Council.
Majoring Chinese dance and minoring in Choreography in
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts now.
She is a dancer who starts practicing Chinese dance since 4 years old and finished the Beijing Dance Academy Chinese Dance Graded 11 Exam.
She also experienced in teaching various dance style like Chinese dance, contemporary dance, ballet, hip hop and so on for 6 years. She got her 200 hrs RYS yoga teacher certification in Rishikesh, India.
Magdalena Baranowska is a professional Latin American dancer, teacher and Zumba certified instructor from Poland.
Magda's dance career started when she was 10 years old, and she won the title of Polish champion at age 12! Since then, Magda has won multiple championships in Poland in Latin, Ballroom, and combination of 10 dance.
In 2016 Magda became amateur Polish champion with her husband. They are in the top 24 of International Championships in UK, and finalists in the Amateur Rising Stars Blackpool Dance Festival 2019.
Ryan is a Latin American and Ballroom dancer, and the Winner of 'Strictly Come Dancing' SA
Ryan was born into a dancing family and started dancing at the age of 7. He is a qualified Ballroom dancer, IDTA Latin American instructor and adjudicator and has been competing and performing around the world.
He has choreographed various theatre shows, music videos and trained championship dancers, as well as being the head dance coach at one of the biggest universities in South Africa.