In addition to our own in-house instructor, Victor Golubkov, VBDS promotes other instructors who visit Victoria on a regular or occasional basis.

Alexandr (Sasha) Cherdantsev

Sasha hosts regular technique workshops on Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 AM at Centennial United Church.

Sasha is also available for private coaching sessions on Saturdays. Call 250-592-9703 to set up an appointment.

Anthony (Tony) Chong and Gloria Chien

Tony and Gloria are the Directors and Coaches for TGDancesport and one of the most accomplished ballroom dancers in Canada. In their amateur career, they became Canadian Champions and were 7-time undefeated BC Champions. They now compete in the Professional Master Division and were bronze World Finalists in the World Championships. They return to Italy regularly for intensive training and to continue to learn from the most successful dance school in the world. With over 25 years of dance experience, they offer a systematic approach to teaching as well as proven training methods used to train Champions.

Tony or Gloria host technique workshops, usually every couple of weeks. Private coaching is also available on days when they are in town. Please email tonyandgloria@gmail.com for more information and to get on their mailing list.

Gaétan Rouette

Gaétan is a certified Fellow Ballroom, Latin and Examiner for Canada Dancesport. He won numerous competitions in Quebec and represented Canada at International competitions. Gaétan trained many dancers and champions in the United States and in Canada. He also owns a Bachelor Degree in Music Education. He is passionate about all aspects of dancing and loves teaching and to bring his students to become the best dancer they can be.

In addition to teaching workshops for VBDS, Gaétan is also available for private lessons and can be reached by email: gaetanrouette@gmail.com

Faye Hung

After winning the Bronze Medal at the World Dancesport Federation (WDSF) World Championships in 2014 and becoming a finalist at the WDSF World Showdance Championship in 2013, Faye decided to retire from her athletic career to become a full time coach and teacher. She has competed successfully as an amateur and professional in top-level dancesport competitions.  Faye and her Italian partner have made the finals in competitions held in Spain, Slovenia, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Germany, Philippines, Thailand and Taiwan. They were also the Hong Kong National Standard Champions for 10 years in both the amateur field as well as the professional division.

Faye holds a fellowship in both standard and latin with the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) and she has been a national championship adjudicator for the Hong Kong Dancesport Association since 2012.  She is a resident instructor at Vancouver’s Crystal Ballroom where she teaches both group and private classes.  She comes to teach in Victoria every Thursday.After winning the Bronze Medal at the World Dancesport Federation (WDSF) World Championships in 2014 and becoming a finalist at the WDSF World Showdance Championship in 2013, Faye decided to retire from her athletic career to become a full time coach and teacher. She has competed successfully as an amateur and professional in top-level dancesport competitions.  Faye and her Italian partner have made the finals in competitions held in Spain, Slovenia, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Germany, Philippines, Thailand and Taiwan. They were also the Hong Kong National Standard Champions for 10 years in both the amateur field as well as the professional division.

Faye holds a fellowship in both standard and latin with the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) and she has been a national championship adjudicator for the Hong Kong Dancesport Association since 2012.  She is a resident instructor at Vancouver’s Crystal Ballroom where she teaches both group and private classes.  She comes to teach in Victoria every Thursday.

Faye is available for private coaching sessions and can be reached at: 604 365 6668 or dreamstaracademy@gmail.com