Maria Elent Golovanevski carries the title of Canadian National Ballroom Champion, is the founder and director of ‘Shall We Dance Studio’ in Toronto and is a member in good standing of Canadian Dance Teachers Association. Maria is also a certified ballroom & Latin dance adjudicator and Choreographer. Maria’s dance training began at the age of five in Russia and has been non stop since then. From an early age she performed in theaters, exhibitions and galas . By the age of seventeen, Maria had started teaching dance. She is a graduate of the St. Petersburg State University with a Masters Degree of Arts.