Irina Bachvarov

Irina BachvarovIrina Bachvarov (Domokurova) first began her Dancesport career in Russia at the age of 6. Irina began competing in Russia and Europe winning many championships and she became a youth Russian Latin and Ballroom Champion.
Irina graduated from the Russian National Sports Academy with a degree in Dancesport. In 2007 Irina moved to Los Angeles and broke straight into the US Latin Dance Finals. She has won many US major competitions, including:

She has won many US major competitions, including:
Emerald Ball

San Diego Dancesport Championship

Golden State Challenge

International Grand Ball

Ohio Star Ball, Vegas Showdown

California Star Ball, Pacific Dancesport

Autumn Dance Classic

The Windy City Open in Chicago

Desert Classic Dancesport

San Francisco Open

Holiday Dance Classic, Embassy Ball

She also took 3rd place at the US National Championship 2008-2009 and
Finalist in all World Grand Slam Championships including Blackpool Dance
Festival, German Open, Dutch Open (the world’s most prestigious ballroom
competition). After many impressive achievements, Irina was dancing ‘Dancing
With The Stars’ in Sacramento, CA with a US Democratic Party politician who is a
former member of the Sacramento City Council Robert King Fong. Shortly after
that Irina joined the show ‘Ballroom With A Twist’. Directed by & Choreographed
by Louis Van Amstel, choreographer of ‘Dancing With The Stars’.