Ekaterina’s professional career started when she was accepted into one of the most famous schools, Opera Center of Galina Vishnevskaya, in Moscow, Russia—furthering her singing and dancing skills. There she traveled internationally performing with some of the biggest names in Russian opera history. Upon graduating, Ekaterina understood the importance of higher education therefore attended Moscow State University of Humanitarian Studies, obtaining her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science: International Relations.Soon after, she became a member of Russia’s famous choreographer, Alla Duhova’s : Todes Contemporary Russian Ballet in Moscow for 3 years. There she trained in International Latin and Standard Ballroom dance.
Born in beautiful small town in the Estado de Mexico, not far from the capitol district, Javier began his young career as a dancer in middle school, dancing folklorico, the traditional Mexican dance. He was still a teenager when he ventured to the USA, determined to pursue his career. Not with standing his devotion to his craft, Rebollar managed to obtain a liberal arts degree from the California State University at Northridge, at the same time that he performed with team Tropical Rhythm. Turning himself to education at the professional level, he studied at the Grizzly Dance Company for more than four years, where he developed a proficiency in salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, Merengue, Jazz, Contemporary Hip-Hop, Reggeaton and Tango.
Putting their talents together, Javier and Katya have already made a success winning competitions such as USA Dance National Salsa Championship, Borderline Salsa Competition and the Afro-Latin Bachata Festival in Las Vegas. Ekaterina has also won 1st place in Top Solo Female Competition of 2013.