Welcome our Newest DVIDA Examiner: Anna Akarman

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Please welcome our newest DVIDA Examiner Anna Akarman.

Anna Akarman comes from a diverse background of artistic and academic experience. Born in Russia, Anna has studied many forms of dance such as ballet (Vaganova Method), Classical Indian Dance (Bharatanatyam), Ballroom and Latin dancing ever since childhood. After enjoying a strong competitive amatuer career in 10 dances, she has been dedicating her life to teaching and coaching. As the member of USISTD since 2009, she served with the National Committee and had the position as the Editor for the Topline Magazine. Anna holds Licentiate Degrees in International Ballroom and Latin with ISTD as well as American Smooth and Rhythm with USISTD. She also has strong background in classical music as a performer and composer. Moreover, Anna has modeled for commercials, TV and magazines; most notable in Russian Vogue Magazine 2014. Currently she competes Pro-Am in Ballroom and Latin with her students. With her professional partner she studies, performs, and competes in Argentine Tango.


  • USA Dance National Certified Adjudicator
  • USA Dance Certified Invigilator
  • National Dance Champion
  • Argentine Tango
    Classical Music School graduate
  • Bachelor Degree of Psychology
  • Weist-Barron-Ryan acting school
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