Our Team


Ballroom Professional

Helle started dancing at the age of 3 at her local dancing school in Aalborg, Denmark. Growing up she trained in Ballroom, Tap, Ballet and Jazz. At the age of 17 she joined the performing group at her dancing school and did her first big tour in Thailand. Since then she has toured 3 times in...


Ballroom Professional

Stas started his dance training in Ukraine when he was 6 years old. He danced in the Standard and Latin dance program. At a junior age he became Champion of Ukraine. Later on in his dancing career he had a big international victory in the Latin program:

  • Bronze medalist international...

Ballroom Professional

Kemar is originally from Barbados where he began dancing at the age of twelve. He is an experienced choreographer and director, and enjoys working with students in many forms of dance including Ballroom, Latin, Hip Hop, Modern and Contemporary.

Kemar is the 2016 Eastern U.S. Professional...

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Ballroom Professional

Charlotte was born in Aalborg, Denmark in 1971 and started dancing at the age of 2 at Lilli Nicolaisen’s Dance School. This was to become her home away from home for many years to come. Learning first children’s dancing but later ballet, jazz and modern she knew in her heart what she wanted to...


Ballroom Professional

Nazar is originally from Lviv, Ukraine. He started dancing when he was five. He was the Juvenile Western Ukrainian Champion in Ballroom and Latin, and a youth and amateur finalist in competitions throughout Europe. In 2006 Nazar moved to New York City to teach and dance professionally. He taught...

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Ballroom Professional

Mariko was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She started dancing at age five. Mariko studied classical ballet for thirteen years, training at Boston Ballet, Ballet Theatre of Boston, and American Academy of Ballet. She earned her Bachelor's Degree at Harvard University, where she served as...

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Argentine Tango Professional

Alla Lakov is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia. She currently lives in Boston, MA. Alla took ballet lessons and music lessons at the Leningrad Conservatory throughout her childhood, and over the past few years she has reconnected with dance. Alla has now participated in social dances for...

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Salsa Professional

John took his first dance steps in Extreme Dancesport’s own Winter Ball Social back in December 2010, while still finishing up his last year of graduate school. Entranced by the joy and energy exuded by all the social dancing present around him, he immediately signed up for a multitude of dance...


First Impressions

Casey started dancing with us three years ago and instantly fell in love with dance. After taking a few different social classes she danced her way through the Latin Competitor Program and started dancing competitively in 2012. She started from Pre-Bronze and now worked her way up to Gold and...


Ballroom Professional

Steve took his first step over 15 years ago as an adult amateur dancer. He like all newbies started from the beginning with counting "slow, quick, quick, slow" and discovered the beauty and addiction of ballroom dancing. He never looked back and danced, danced, danced his way up to the top....


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Contact Us

  • 26 New Street, Suite 3
  • (near Fresh Pond)
  • Cambridge, MA 02138
  • (617) 492-2122
  • info@qballroom.com

Studio Hours

  • Mon - Thu: 2PM - 10PM
  • Fri: Closed*
  • Sat: 10AM - 5PM
  • Sun: Closed*
  • *Open for events only


Formally Extreme Dancesport, we're a dance studio, a practice space, a social meeting place. Come take a class, take a private lesson, or just chill with us.