Konstantin Yakunin has been in the dance world as a working professional for over 30 years. He is an adjudicator, instructor, choreographer, coach and Pro/Am competitor. He is a former competitive Ballroom and Latin dancer who competed extensively in Russia and was regional 10 Dance Champion from 1987 to 1993 in Russia. He has extensive experience as coach, choreographer and trainer for Formation Teams, which annually competed in Russian National College competitions. Konstantin has received many honor certificates and awards from the Russian Federation Professional Union of Ballroom Dance, and has been an invited lecturer for Russian Regional Seminars at various competitions.