Viktoriya Kolbenkova is originally from Russia, at the age of 6 she started taking classes in gymnastics, couple years later she moved to Ballroom Dancing. In teen years she also perused training in different styles of dance such as hip hop and jazz. After high school she moved to United States to get her college degree in Economics and later returned to competitive dancing in Latin and Standard. Viktoriya is World Level competitor in many International Championship, semifinalists in PD World Championships representing United States in both programs. Ballroom and Latin. She and her partner Seeger Dementyev are still regularly traveling to Europe and Russia taking lessons from World famous teachers and coaches.