Catherine is originally from Liverpool England where she began dancing at the age of 5 Ballet, Tap and Modern and transitioned to Ballroom and Latin at the age of 11 which she fell in love with these styles.
She was trained in England and competed both Nationally and Internationally in Ballroom and Latin. She won a number of regional competitions and a was finalist in others. Catherine was Semi finalist in the British National Youth Ballroom Championships and North of England Finalist numerous times at the prestigious Empress Ballroom in Blackpool England.
Catherine taught both children and adult students in England and also taught on some P&O cruise ships Ballroom & Latin dancing & ran social dances for passengers.
She moved to New Jersey in 2015 to teach at an Arthur Murray Franchised dance studio for three and half years where she taught students on both a social and competitive. She won top teacher at numerous events with her students around the world placing top in their levels and category in a number of competitions.
Catherine and Sergey have danced professionally together since 2017 achieving much success becoming finalists in numerous local and regional Professional Rising Star and Open Professional competitions across the US and have been coached by world class coaches Gary & Diana McDonald, Giampiero Giannico & Ieva Pauksena, Igor Litvinov, Paul Holmes, Alessia Manfredini, Margaret Redmond and Anne Gleave. The are currently no longer competing together and focusing on teaching students.
Catherine has passed her professional teaching qualifications both Associate and Licentiate level in both Standard and Latin with the Allied dancing Association in the UK and further with the US Terpsichore Association took the American Smooth, Rhythm and NDCA Adjudicating exam. She also completed professional qualifications also in Arthur Murray up to Associate Silver level. She continues to study for her ISTD fellowship professional examinations.
Catherine currently teaches at the Ballroom Hub studio in the heart of New York City along with other locations in New Jersey.