Michael’s family is from Mogilev, Belarus; they moved to San Diego a year before he was born. He began dancing at age 7 and has more than 10 years of technical training in ballet, jazz, and tap. He now combines his advanced knowledge and expertise in dance with rhythmic gymnastics and apparatus handling skills.
Michael competed for 8 years in International Standard & Latin ballroom dancing, studying under 2012 USA professional Latin rising star champion Olga Ginzburg. He have been teaching dance since September 2012. Currently Michael is attending to UCSD studing for a degree in Pharmacological Chemistry.
- CCPAASD Class of 2013 Valedictorian
- 2010 Southwest United States Junior Latin 4-Dance Champion
- 2008 Holiday Dance Classic Junior Latin 4-Dance Champion