Peter Gelzhinsky is the founder and owner of Star Dance School. He has been a professional ballroom dancer and teacher for nearly fifteen years. Throughout his career he has trained with world-renowned coaches such as Vibeke Toft, Allen Tornsberg, Shirley Ballas, Eugene Katsevman, and Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Peter regularly competes at the highest-level competitions across the United States and abroad. Peter believes that dance can be a creative outlet for everyone from toddlers to adults, social dancers to high-level competitors.
Katerina Stolyarenko spent her childhood and young-adult years training and working in Ukraine. Katerina quickly became a high-level ballroom dancer, garnering international attention. Katerina opened her own studio in Kharkiv, Crystal Ballroom Dance Sport Club. Her Ukrainian students were nationally and internationally recognized for their skill. Katerina moved to the United States and joined the Star Dance School family in 2015. She has quickly won the respect and admiration of all her students.