Subjects taught by Maksym Shpachynskyi:
Maks is a professional dancer and dance trainer who specialises in Russian, Ballet and Jazz dance. He trained at the Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts in Ukraine, where he was the principle dancer at The National Folk Dance Ensemble, Mukolaev.
After spending time performing around the world with Worldwide Entertainment Productions, Maks passed an audition for Riverdance and moved to Dublin, where he was a Head Dancer of the Russian dance team. After this he started taking on more teaching work, working as a Flexibility and Acrobatic teacher at Italia Conti Arts Centre in Guildford (where he recently became a Head of the Extracurricular Department) at the Italia Conti Arts Centre in London.
“The thing I most enjoy about teaching is the energy that students give you during the class, and seeing the results they achieve – and the realisation that you are a part of their improvement”
Maks is an enthusiastic teacher who creates a fun and energetic atmosphere in class. He always tries to make his students work as hard as possible and loves sharing his passion and knowledge for dance with them.
“Maksym is a great teacher, very passionate and inspiring. He himself has amazing dancing skills and also knows how to motivate everyone in the class to challenge and improve themselves.” Jiaxi Chen, Jazz Dance – Beginners