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Aleksandra Gisher

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Born: July 3, 1971
Current location: Brooklyn, NY (USA)
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Aleksandra Gisher is a former Professional Ballroom Dancer who specialized in International Style Latin. She was the 1997 Professional Rising Star Latin UK Open Champion as well as the vice-champion of the Professional Rising Star Latin category at the Blackpool Dance Festival that same year. Now she is a successful instructor, national adjudicator and member of the National Dance Council of America as well as the owner of A&D Couture.

Overview

Until the year 1997, top international competitor Aleksandra Gisher danced with partner Peter Siddal in the Professional Latin division. They were quite successful, becoming champions of the 1997 Professional Rising Star Latin UK Open Championships as well as vice-champions of the Professional Rising Star Latin category at the Blackpool Dance Festival that same year.

After retiring from the competitive world of DanceSport in 1997, Aleksandra returned to the competitive circuit with a new partner, Christian Perry, in the year 2000.

In 2002, she partnered with Paul Green with whom she progressed with in the Professional Latin division. Together, they gathered such achievements as placing 2nd at the Professional Latin Ohio Star Ball Championships in 2002 and 3rd at the Professional Latin United States National Championships in 2003. They were also in the top 8 at the Professional Latin Blackpool Dance Festival in 2003 and the top 9 in 2004 among many other achievements.

During her years of competitive dancing, Aleksandra studied with some of the best coaches in the world including Corky and Shirley Ballas, Espen Salberg, Ruud Vermey, Colin James, Mick and Launa Stylianos, Alan & Hazel Fletcher, Peter Townsend, Michael Chapman and many others.

Aleksandra officially retired from dancing competitions in 2004. Now she is a successful instructor, national adjudicator and member of the National Dance Council of America as well as the owner of A&D Couture since 2004. This company specializes in competitive Latin, Standard, American Rhythm and Smooth costumes from such famous dancers as Yulia Zagoruychenko and Beata themselves as well as the resale of costumes, Latin and Standard practice wear, as well as dance wear for men.

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