Katya Denisova came to USA from St. Petersburg, Russia where she was a member of Dance Ensemble "MOLODOST"("Youth") for 16 years. Ensemble focused primarily on traditional Russian dancing. Katya is the choreographer of the most dances in Kalinka's repertoire. 

Dancing is not Katya's primary profession. She has received a PhD in Physics Education, taught high school Physics in Baltimore urban schools and currently supervises Science K-12 programs in Baltimore City Public Schools.