Atanas Malamov, Washington
Originally from Bulgaria, Atanas started dancing at the age of nine. He quickly became very interested in this beautiful sport and decided that he wanted to become a professional dancer. After becoming the Bulgarian National 10 Dance Champion, he joined the Bulgarian National Dancesport Team and represented his country in many International Championships. He was also a professional dancer and choreographer on “Dancing with the Stars Vietnam” for three consecutive seasons, winner of the 3rd season of the show and runner up in the 5th.
Atanas has competed at the highest level and has received training in International Ballroom and Latin for many years, which helps him in coaching some of the brightest rising stars in US including multiple National Syllabus Champions, Youth and Adult Championships dancers and Senior and Pro/ Am National Champions.
He is a member of the Bulgarian DanceSport Federation and a full member of the Bulgarian Professional Dance Association. Mr. Malamov is certified as a Professional Latin-American and Ballroom Dance Teacher and Adjudicator with the World Dance Council and National Dance Council of America.