San Diego Smooth Dancers

Kasia KozakKasia Kozak

Katarzyna Kozak (known as Kasia) is one of the most respected dancers, choreographers, and coaches in America.

She is originally from Poland - where she become Polish Junior Champion.

At 16, she moved to the United States and shortly after become one of the youngest professionals in the country. Together with her partners Donald Johnson, Andrew Philips, and Louis VanAmstel she has won almost every competition in the country including the largest Ballroom Championship in North America- The Ohio Star Ball. One of the highlights of her career was winning the prestigious Blackpool Open Rising Star Championship. She also became Show Dance Champion and Latin Couple of the year as well as being six times US National Professional Finalist.

Her goal in her post-competitive career is to share her passion, enthusiasm and knowledge of dancing with dancers of all levels. Now a prestigious coach and judge, Kasia shares her skills through DVIDA dance instructional videos, her well-known "High Heels Boot Camps" - intense 3 day training for ladies, being co-owner of "Move Like A Champion" and her "Attitude Belt" invention to help dancers with posture. She is also a co-organizer of the Great Gatsby Gala Dance in San Diego.