Irina Kudryashova

Irina Kudryashova

Irina started to dance at the age of five in Siberia, Russia. Started started competing with different partners at the age of six at the various Dance sport Championships in Krasnoyarsk region, throughout Russia and internationally, winning numerous prestigious titles. In 2001 she started dancing with Nazar Norov. After relocating to Florida in 2007 they turned professionals and continued their competitive career. Dancing International Latin they achieved significant results, such as winning titles of North American Rising Star Champions, Grand National Champions, The Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Champions, United States National and Open to The World Rising Star Finalists and winners and Grand finalists of many more prestigious events around the country. They are also United States National Professional 10 Dance Finalists.

After switching to American Rhythm style of dancing in March 2013, they immediately had great success by winning every single Rising Star Event in the country including 2013 United Stated National Professional Rising Star Championship. They were Bronze Medalists of the United States National Open Professional American Rhythm Championship and World American Rhythm Open Professional Championship.

Accomplishments:

  • Professional International Latin Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Champion
  • Professional International Latin US National and Open to the World Rising Star Finalist
  • Professional US National 10 Dance Finalist
  • Professional American Rhythm US National Rising Star Champion
  • 3-Time US National Professional American Rhythm Champion
  • 3-Time World American Rhythm Professional Champion

Nazar and Irina are the coaches to many great dancers in Russia and the United States. Among their students there are National and World Pro-Am Champions, Finalists of the British Open Championships and Italian Open Championships, members of the United States Team, Winners of the WDSF Open events.