By Kristina Rhianoff
Kristina was once born in 1977 in Vladivostok, East Russia, a bleak naval city closed to foreigners less than Soviet rule. regardless of the restrictions this imposed, Kristina’s early years have been spent in an artistic domestic, within which her father’s love of track observed her dancing from an early age. It used to be Latin track, particularly, that stirred her passion.
From the age of 7, Kristina was once already profitable competitions and from 16 she had validated herself as a well known dance instructor and champion. After collage, her lifestyles used to be to alter endlessly: she used to be invited to the USA to compete professionally with an American dancer – a partnership that propelled her to win overseas competitions.
After retiring from the aggressive global, Kristina joined the united states television sequence Dancing With the celebs on their wintry weather travel 2007/8 and was once so well liked by the general public that she was once invited to London to participate in Strictly Come Dancing. This introduced with it a brand new point of fame.
In this frank and heartfelt memoir, Kristina describes for the 1st time the struggles she confronted in her more youthful years, whilst these dearest to her have been falling aside, in addition to the sheer nerve and backbone she had to achieve the aggressive world.
From her high-profile relationships to what it really is like dancing together with her famous person companions reminiscent of John Sergeant, Joe Calzaghe and Ben Cohen, she unearths the reality at the back of the tabloid headlines and the way it feels to be on the center of an international franchise. talking candidly concerning the impression global commute and stardom have had on her personality, Kristina bargains a glimpse in the back of the glint of sequins and glitter balls.
This soaking up story, occasionally unhappy, occasionally humorous, is one in all braveness and honesty; and, whereas Kristina won't practice ceaselessly, she's going to continue dancing with a music in her middle.