About us


London Dance Studio offers Latin and Ballroom classes for adults and individual lessons for any age and is affiliated with the prestigious Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD). Providing you with teaching on the highest quality level, whether you just want to learn for fun, to get fit or to learn dancing with great technique. It's all possible, and why not get it all?!


You can choose between weekly Drop-in Group Classes, Individual Lessons or combine them both. We also offer preparation for your Wedding First Dance, Medal Test Examinations with the ISTD, Show Cases and we prepare students for Medallist and other Competitions.


At the London Dance Studio, you have the choice whether to lead or follow and you don't need a partner to join in.

Principal Teachers

Roswitha Wetschka

Roswitha is originally from Vienna, Austria. She has a degree in Psychology from the University of Vienna, and is a Licentiate member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. Roswitha has 20 years of teaching experience (12 years of that in Vienna), and is known for her contagious enthusiasm for dancing. Her knowledge of dance technique, body, mind and movement informs her creative and fun-focused teaching approach.


She is head of the organizing team of the Vienna Dance Contest, an international same-sex dance competition in Austria. She was also one of the founding member and former Co-president of the ESSDA (European Same-Sex Dance Association) and 2011 European Champion in Latin American Dances, Women Seniors.

Sergio Brilhante

Sergio is a Ballroom and Latin dance professional and teacher qualified with both ISTD and IDTA. Teaching since 1998, Sergio has experience teaching both adults and children, from social dancers to competitors and of course wedding couples.


Originally from Portugal, Sergio began his dancing career at the age of 11 and soon fell in love with the many rhythms that Ballroom and Latin dancing have to offer. He began his competitive career at the age of 15 and had great success winning many competitions in Portugal. From that moment dancing became his first passion. Shortly after graduating in Clinical Psychology, Sergio decided to move to London in 2008 to further his career, competing and also teaching dancing full time.


Together with his dance partner Jonathan, Sergio won the Pink Juke Box Trophy in 2011 and 2012 and made history when they became the only same-gender couple to ever participate in professional competitions, dancing side by side with the best dance couples in the world.

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Darya Trayanovich

Darya is a teacher and choreographer in ballroom, latin and contemporary dancing. She has been teaching since the age of 10 and has over 30 years of experience as a dancer, competitor, choreographer and performer. 

Darya received classical music education, passed ISTD exams in latin and ballroom and is a qualified Zumba instructor. 

She enjoys making learning fun and tailors her lessons to students’ needs, putting priority on their comfort while making them look great. 


Darya is an advocate of same sex dancing and a proud participant of the same sex dancing competitive circle. She believes anyone can dance.