Tatyana’s performing career started in High School performing contemporary and Russian Gypsy dances, singing, and acting at school events. After high school she continued dancing by taking formal training in ballroom dance and studying Folkloric Russian dance on her own.
Her belly dance journey began with Tina Shokri in Belarus and continued in Minnesota studying with Toha, Kathy McCurdy, Dina, Fathiem, and Cassandra and performing locally at private parties, festivals, and restaurants. In 2006 she became part of Jawaahir Dance Company. Now Tatyana performs with Jawaahir, continues her solo performances, and teaches classes at The Cassandra School of Belly Dance and community education programs.