Born in Kiev Ukraine, Anya Katsevman has been living in New York City for 15 years. She began her dance training at the age of ten. After watching her brother become National Champion, Anya developed her own competitive drive that hasn't stopped since. She has won over 20 prestigious world titles in the international Latin dance arena over the past 12 years including Eastern United States Championships, Ohio Star Ball, La Classique Du Quebec, American Star Ball and the United States Open Championships. She has also starred in touring shows Burn the Floor and Dancing with The Stars.
After finishing a successful career in the International Latin circuit, Anya joined forces with Luis Aguilar and has become two time World Champion, undefeated San Francisco Congress Salsa champion, two time New York Salsa Congress Champion, Puerto Rico Salsa Champion
North American Salsa Champions and the winner of the NY/NJ salsa open. She can also be seen in the film La Epoca and Dancing Scared. Within her short time on the salsa circuit Anya has not only seen success in the competition scene but has also graced the stages of many events all over the world including Germany, England, Italy, Korea, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada, Belgium and multiple cities within the U.S. Anya also took part in numerous television productions including Sabado Gigante, Good morning America and Univision.Often referred to as the future of salsa, Anya's combined background of training, dynamic stage presence, elegance, graceful style, feminine approach, and strong technical action Anya is quickly becoming one of the most acclaimed Salsa dancers in the world.