Daniella Karagach

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Daniella Brittany Karagach (1992, Brooklyn, New York - ) is a US dancer. She began to study ballet at the age of three. When she was seven, Daniella started taking Latin dance classes. At age eleven, she began to study standard dancesport upon forming a new dance partnership with Leonid Juashkovsky. Daniella and Leonid were three-time United States junior I and II Latin champions. They were also the 2007 junior II 10 dance champions. Abroad, they were the Celtic Classic, Moscow Open, and Barcelona Open finalists. Daniella and Leonid were the United States representatives to the World Championships in Latvia, Russia and Barcelona. Daniella and Leonid appeared on seasons 2 and 3 of America's Ballroom Challenge on PBS. They were also featured in many other television and newspaper appearances.

Daniella Karagach is currently dancing with Pasha Pashkov for USA. Pasha and Daniella started dancing together in January 2009. Together, they are the current United States 10-Dance Champions. Daniella is the youngest US competitor to ever hold this title. Daniella and Pasha were also selected to represent the US at the 2009 World Games in Taiwan. They made the semifinal in the world championship, taking place in Spain. Pasha and Daniella held on to their 10 dance US championship in both, the NDCA and USA Dance Nationals in 2010 and 2011. They represented the US at the 10 Dance World Championship in Austria and the Ballroom World Championship in Germany in November 2010, as well as the World Cup in Korea. In 2011, they will be representing the United States at the World 10 Dance Cup in Szombathely, Hungary (June, 2011), World Latin Championship in Singapore (Sept. 2011), World Ballroom Championship in Moscow, Russia (Oct. 2011), as well as the Ten Dance World Championship in Shanghai, China (Nov. 2011). In October 2011, they won the UK Open Ten Dance Championship, which took place in London. In 2012 they became the USA dance national Latin champions. In 2012, they also made the semifinal of the prestigious Blackpool Dance Festival.

Pasha and Daniella are the first US couple in 40 years to represent the US in all three styles at the world championships.

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