Sven is a former 10-Dance Champion with over 100 International ballroom dance competitions in 18 different countries. He has been in the dance business for 28 years. He is certified in the International Style Ballroom and Latin, American Style Smooth and Rhythm, Night Club and Latin social dances. Also teaching now country western dances.
Sven is a certified Ballroom dance instructor and adjudicator in Europe and in the U.S. He has certifications from the United States Terpsichore Association, Pro DVIDA, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, Finnish Sport Dance Association, Estonian Dance Sport Association and the Estonian Olympic Committee. His students have become finalists in the Blackpool International Ballroom Dance Competition.
Sven acquired his Bachelor’s Degree in Choreography and Dance in Europe and has been directing and choreographing musical theater productions ever since. His previous accomplishments include Kiss Me Kate, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Aladdin Jr., Dracula the Musical, Grease, Man Of La Mancha, 42nd Street, Annie and Cinderella.
Sven lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his 7 year old daughter.
In 2014 Sven opened his own dance school with focus on private and semi private dance instruction. Since then we have won many national pro/am dance competitions, Top teacher and Top Studio awards.
San Francisco Open – 2nd place top teacher. 2010
Tampa Bay Classic – 2nd place top teacher. 2014
St. Pete Classic – 2nd place top teacher. 2014
Ft. Lauderdale Classic – 1st place top teacher. 2014
The Florida Series – 1st place top teacher. 2014
Las Vegas Holiday Classic – 6th place top teacher. 2014
First Coast Classic – 6th place top teacher.
North Florida Dance Challenge – 2nd place top teacher. 2014
Ballroom Blitz – 1st place top studio. 2015
The Florida Classic Series – 1st place top small studio and 4th place top teacher
Triple Crown Dance Sport South Eastern Dance Championships – 1st place Top small studio and 6th place top teacher. 2016
Triple Crown New Orleans – Top studio and top teacher. 2017