anya katsevman new york salsa congress 2Anya Katsevman, New York

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Anya Katsevman has been living in the United States since 1993.  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, 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 began dancing salsa.  With then partner, Luis Aguilar, Anya has become undefeated 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.  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 multiple programming on Univision.  Anya has also danced for many latin artists such as El Gran Combo and Gilberto Santa Rosa.  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 quickly became one of the most sought after latin dancers in the world.  Currently specializing in teaching all levels, coaching competitors and current champions and adjudicating competitions world wide.





The New York International Salsa Congress is New York City's largest and longest-running Latin dance and music event where the world comes to dance every Labor Day Weekend. This year is the 18th annual edition and will take place at the prestigious New York Marriott Marquis, in the heart of Times Square, footsteps from Broadway theaters, museums and other NYC attractions.  

Featuring live band concerts, performance showcases, instructional workshops, and non-stop social dancing all in the center of the world's greatest city, come see why the NYISC brings thousands of attendees from New York and over 40 countries worldwide for an annual celebration of Latin dance, music and culture.

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