Nicholas is a passionate competitor, was honored to receive 8th place in Championship Standard at the 2015 National Championships. His skill and attention to detail is evident in his great success on the competition floor. He focuses on the International Standard Ballroom style, which he competes in around the country. As an instructor, Nic is light-hearted and loves introducing people to ballroom dancing. He enjoys coaching individuals and amateur couples preparing for performances or competitions. He’s always fired up about sharing his experience to help students produce their best dancing. When he isn’t on the floor teaching or practicing, Nic spends countless hours working with local dance programs and volunteering with organizations that promote ballroom dance in the Twin Cities.
Nicholas and his partner, fellow Dancers Studio instructor and studio director, Neli Petkova, showing off their moves with their popular International Standard Quickstep.