Iaroslav Bieliei

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Iaroslav is a professional ballroom dancer and dance teacher with more than 25 years of experience.

Iaroslav was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. He started dancing at the age of 6. Since early age, he was introduced to the best teachers in the world and started to compete nationally and internationally. He became Ukrainian National Champion in Juniors and Youth categories, Finalist of Junior Blackpool Dance Festival and European Youth Championship in International Ballroom Style. Iaroslav has received a bachelors degree in Physical Education and Dancesport at National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine.

He moved to Canada at the age of 20 and became Canadian National Champion in Amateurs. In 2014 Iaroslav has relocated to the USA to pursue his Professional career and achieved outstanding results in the field right away. He became US National Professional Rising Stars Champion the same year as well as the winner of the prestigious UK Open Championship in England.

In 2015 Iaroslav started to dance with his wife Liliia Bieliei. In their first year competing together, they became Blackpool Dance Festival Professional Rising Stars Vice-Champions. They were finalists and winners of many distinguished events in the USA and worldwide.

In 2021 Iaroslav and Liliia became United States National Professional Standard Champions achieving the most prestigious title in the country. They have also become US Open Champions and World Standard Show Dance Vice-Champions the same year. 

Today, they are based in Los Angeles, California, where they actively teach, train and work on multiple dance projects. Iaroslav and Liliia are certified dance instructors and they love sharing their knowledge and educate dancers using their own methodology of teaching – Prism Method. 

They are also Directors and Producers of premier dance show KOLO – an immersive theatrical show that is expressing the cultural heritage and spirit of Modern Ukraine through dance.

Iaroslav and Liliia have officially retired from the competitive field in September 2022 and decided to dedicate their time to dancing in the new roles as teachers, choreographers and producers. 


This instructor is associated with the following technique:

International Ballroom Technique


This instructor is associated with the following drill:

10 Day Challenge