Yulia Pivotskaya

Yulia P.

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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am professional ballet teacher. I have a master’s degree of Fine Arts from a famous Vaganova Ballet Academy in Russia. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. My lessons are customized and catered to the goals of each student. All ages welcome. I will help you improve elegant posture, transform your body and gain the strength, grace, stretch, solid foundation of ballet theory and technique while tailoring to your personal tastes and needs.
I teach ballet ( beginner, intermediate, advanced), pointe, stretch, conditioning, progressing ballet technique.
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About Yulia P.

Yulia is a professional ballet instructor. She is a ballet teacher at the University of Florida and at the Skyra Studio as well as a guest teacher for Summer and Winter Intensive Programs. She is also a certified Progressing Ballet Technique teacher. Ms.P was a professional ballet dancer.
She graduated from Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2002 and immediately joined The Saint-Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre. In 2005 she performed all classical ballets with the Mikhailovsky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. In 2008 she joined Croatian National Ballet Theare as principal dancer. In 2014 she is a principal dancer with Dance Alive National Ballet. Ms. P has danced almost all classical ballets and performed contemporary ballets as well. She worked with famous choreographers ( Zurij Vamos, Rami Be'er, Leo Mujic ) and teachers ( Joyce Cuoco, Johnny Eliasen, Uwe Scholz).
Ms. P got a Master's Degree in Ballet Pedagogy in Vaganova Ballet Academy. She has 14 year history of hands-on experiences as a Ballet Teacher. She was a Ballet Instructor in Vaganova Ballet Academy, Russia; in Croatian Ballet School, Croatia; in Pofahl Studio, in Dance Alive National Ballet, USA. Ms. P was giving Master Classes and Summer Intensives, doing choreography and staging performances. Has toured with Mikhailovsky Theatre to Japan, with Croatian National Ballet Theatre to Italy and Turkey.
Ms. P teaches ballet beginners/ intermediate/ advanced, pointe , PBT classes, stretch and strengthen classes, variations, character classes, technique classes.


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4 Reviews
Rayne W.
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Explains everything well. She shows how a move is supposed to look. She worked with where my daughter is at. Very nice!

Posted Jun 17, 2021
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Yulia has been a lovely and patient instructor so far! I’m so grateful to meet with her weekly. Her feedback is always so helpful, and I can really see my own improvements.

Posted Dec 16, 2020
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Amazing! I started my private classes with Yulia back in September, I’ve always dreamed to be a ballerina, here I am, 33 years old, and looks like with Yulia’s help my dreams come true! Can’t wait my daughter turns 3 and they will start their classes with her too!

Posted Mar 21, 2020
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Ballet teacher
Sep 2019 - Present

Skyra Studio

Adjunct lecturer
Aug 2019 - Present

University of Florida

Guest ballet teacher
Mar 2020 - Mar 2020

Momentum Dance Arts

Guest Ballet teacher
Sep 2014 - Dec 2019

Pofahl Studio

Guest Ballet teacher
Jun 2019 - Jun 2019

Pennsylvania Ballet Academy

Guest Ballet teacher
Dec 2018 - Dec 2018

Ponte Vedra Ballet

Guest ballet teacher
Jul 2018 - Jul 2018

Ballet Etudes Company of South Florida

Guest Ballet teacher
May 2017 - May 2017

Vaganova Ballet Academy

Guest ballet teacher
Jul 2016 - Jul 2016

Massimo Ballet School

Ballet teacher
Sep 2008 - Jul 2014

Croatian Ballet School

Guest Ballet teacher
Oct 2005 - Jul 2008

Saint-Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater

Ballet teacher
Jul 2005 - Jul 2008

The Flying Dutchman


Master’s degree of Fine Arts ( Ballet Pedagogy )
Sep 2014 - Jul 2017

Vaganova Ballet Academy



Professional Proficiency


Professional Proficiency


Professional Proficiency


Progressing Ballet Technique
Jun 2019

Progressing Ballet Technique

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