Denis Generalov

Ballroom and Latin

Denis was born in Russia, where his mother still teaches dance today. He began is Ballroom dance training at the age of 8, and by the time he was 10 he was activley competing in the Junior ranks. Earning the titles of Junior and later Youth Ballroom Champion of Southern Russia.


At the age of 16 Denis moved to the US, where he continued is dance training and competitive career. Denis and his Jolie have won a number of titles, including the U.S. National 10-Dance Championships (best in ballroom and latin). Denis has been teaching professionally since 2002. In January 2008 Denis and his wife and partner Jolie moved from the San Fransico Bay area and will make Austin their new home.


Denis teaches group classes for children and adults and is available for private lessons.


This is Denis' 13th season with Dance Institute!


"I love this place!!! Dance Institute provides my son a second home where the instructors have shown a real interest in developing his skills and nurturing his love of dance. Professional staff, polite kids and great parents too!!!!" - Esther S.

"DI is not only teaching your kids dance, it is a place for kids to grow up with big personalities, understanding team spirit and harvesting friendships." - Hannah W.

"Linda, your staff is wonderfully responsible and are always so kind helping to make being a part of the institute a continued inspiring experience! Thank-you again for all that you and your staff do to make learning in your institute continuously fun and fulfilling. My daughter is very thankful to be attending your teachers classes and appreciates very much whenever they have extended their kindness..." - Andrea M.

"The best studio in Austin if you want to become an amazing dancer! Top notch instructors, facility, and opportunity to train with some of the world's top talent brought in from all over the world!"         - Casie S.

"I'm really proud of all she's done at DI.  It's really helped her become a more confident and skilled dancer.  I was really amazed by all the kids at the show.  All their hard work really showed.  You all do amazing things with the kids and it's really appreciated." - Sue B.

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