Oleksii Guzyr & Rikako Ota

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PROFILE

DANCE: Amateur Ballroom | PARTNERS SINCE: March 2007 | REPRESENT: Japan | PLACES OF BIRTH: Oleksii: Kiev, Ukraine | Rikako: Tokyo, Japan | BASED: Japan.

ACHIEVEMENTS: Japanese National Champions, Asian Pacific Champions, Asian Singles Champions.

CHOSEN SHOES: Oleksii: 'Pino' | Rikako: 'ICS RoundToe SingleStrap' (Click the shoe names to view)

DANCE TALK

FAVOURITE DANCE: Oleksii: Quickstep | Rikako: Foxtrot.

FAVOURITE COMPETITION/VENUE: Oleksii: German Open Championships | Rikako: German Open Championships.

BEST MOMENT OF YOUR CAREER: Becoming the Asian Pacific Champions in 2014.

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A COMPETITION: Trust yourself and your partner! 

HOW TO RELAX AFTER A COMPETITION: Go to a Japanese Spa (Onsen).

ADVICE FOR ANY YOUNG DANCER READING THIS: Enjoy every moment of your dancing. Love the music and inspiration!

DANCE WORLD ICON/INSPIRATION: Oleksii: Emanuel Valeri | Rikako: Tania Kehlet.

SHOE TALK

WHY CHOOSE INTERNATIONAL DANCE SHOES?: We love to wear International Dance Shoes because they are stylish, comfortable and fit so well!

WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FEATURES OF A DANCE SHOE?: To not get tired and painful!

AWAY FROM DANCE

FAVOURITE SPORT AWAY FROM DANCE: Oleksii: Snooker & Football | Rikako: Horse Riding

FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION: Oleksii: Okinawa | Rikako: Okinawa

FAVOURITE FILM: Oleksii: Any musical films | Rikako: Can't choose!

FAVOURITE MUSIC ACT/ARTIST: Oleksii: Andrea Boccelli | Rikako: MISIA & Ashram

TEACHING, LESSONS & BOOKINGS

We are available to teach in Japan and Ukraine. Please email us at oleksiiandrikako@gmail.com or call us on +81 8050303781.

GET FOLLOWING

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Photography Credits:

Main Sponsors Page - Alex Guzyr (Click here)

Header Image - Audrey Showtime (Click here)