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valts liepnieks


Valts Liepnieks

Dancesport Instructor


Born in Riga, Latvia


Educated in Finance at the Riga Finance and Investments Institute and at the ICMA USA specializing in Wall Street investments.


Valts is an International Standard and Latin American dancer with many high level achievements. Including:

  • Seven time Champion of Latvia
  • Two time champion of Northern Europe
  • 2nd place winner of Blackpool Dance Festival
  • Three time winner of Austria Open Championship
  • Three time winner of Mikolajki Dance Festival in Poland
  • Two time winner of Allasio Open in Italy
  • 2nd place winner of Chrystal Cup in Russia
  • Two time 3rd place winner of German Open Championship
  • World Champion in Standard

Prior to joining DanceSport his professional dance career spans three years and includes coaching and teaching workshops and private lessons around the world in countries such as Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Finland, Poland, Italy, Israel, Germany, USA, Canada, Iceland and Ecuador. Valts competes in Pro-Am competitions.