Alex Foraponov has won and been a finalist in many prestigious dance competitions Worldwide, including among others the French Championship in Paris in 2005. He has been a top Competitor on the World Stage, having danced for Russia, France, Belgium, Luxemburg and USA in many World and National Championships.
Alex is a well-known choreographer, coach, adjudicator, and dance instructor, and frequently teaches students at Goldcoast Ballroom, and dances Pro-Am with his students in the Goldcoast Showcases.
With his current partner, Nataliya (Natasha) Malmihina, Alex continues to dance in competitions, and give shows in South Florida and elsewhere.
Alex and Natasha both have been privately trained and mentored by numerous world-class coaches and currently compete professionally in International Standard.
They represent Dance With Us Studios in South Florida.
Alex started dancing at the age of 4 in Russia. His dance background includes Classical Ballet, Figure Skating and Ballroom Dancing. Over the years, he was dancing for Russia, France, Belgium, Luxemburg and USA in the World and National Championships. Alex was a winner and finalist of many prestigious competitions. Because of his high level of dancing and big achievements, he was invited to perform on TV Dance Shows and judge dance championships around the world. He is a well-known choreographer, coach and dance instructor. He lives and dances in Florida.
Alex teaches children and adults, wedding couples, social to competitive dancers of all levels and of all ages. He is an active member of the National Dance Council of America. He is qualified and certified by the National Dance Council of America (NDCA) and the World Dance Council (WDC).
The following video presents highlights of the beautiful dancing of Alex Foraponov and his partner Nataliya (Natasha) Malmihina at a show they gave at Dance Heat 2011 in Boca Raton, Florida:
The following video shows Alex Foraponov’s winning performance at the professional World Championship in Miami, 2005, with his then partner, Irina Shalyguina: