Yulia Pivotskaya 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.Pivotskaya 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. Pivotskaya 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. Pivotskaya 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. Pivotskaya 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. Pivotskaya teaches ballet beginners/ intermediate/ advanced, pointe , PBT classes, stretch and strengthen classes, variations, character classes, technique classes.