Anastasia Muravyeva was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia where she began her dancing career at the young age of 3 years old. Ms. Muravyeva studied at the University of Physical Culture in St. Petersburg where she also climbed the ranks of the Professional Ballroom Dancing field very quickly to become the Ukranian 10 Dance Professional Champion before moving to the United States in 2002. Immediately, she became one of the top ranking Professional Ballroom dancers in the United States and throughout the World.
Together, with her dancing partner, Mr. Victor Fung, she eventually achieved and won the highest ranking professional titles including the British Open Professional Ballroom Champion, International Open Professional Ballroom Champion, and the United States Professional Ballroom Champion Titles.
Now, Ms. Muravyeva is continuing her passion for helping others achieve their dreams including giving those that would otherwise never have a chance to dance that very opportunity.
Victor Fung was born and raised in Southern California, USA where he began his dancing career at the young age of 9 years old. Mr. Fung studied Biochemistry and Business Administration at the University of Southern Calfornia, Los Angeles. As a young dancing enthusiast he loved it from the start. Mr. Fung immediately became the United States Amateur Champion and held that title for many years before turning professional. Within a very short time, he became one of the top ranking Professional Ballroom dancers in the United States and throughout the World.
Together, with his dancing partner, Ms. Anastasia Muravyeva, he eventually achieved and won the highest ranking professional titles including the British Open Professional Ballroom Champion, International Open Professional Ballroom Champion, and the United States Professional Ballroom Champion Titles.
One of Mr. Fung’s greatest passion is to help others and to give back to his community. He brings with him his passion and love for dance and is helping others to not only achieve their dreams but giving those less fortunate the opportunity to experience the love for dancing that he felt when he was a young child.
Makenna Newman was born and raised in Orange County, California. She is a member of the Irvine High School dance department and plays a key role in coordinating our youth participation.
The Dancing Heart’s mission is to provide less fortunate children the opportunity to get acquainted with the arts, while providing our youth volunteers and trained youth instructors the opportunity to build positive character, achieve community service credits for college, and receive an accredited letter of recommendation to the institute of their choice for exemplary performance within our organization.
Makenna Newman provides a perspective that makes connecting all of the aforementioned variables possible and her passion for helping others is a proven contributor to the care she exhibits while facilitating operations structured by our development team.
The Dancing Hearts Organization is pleased and privileged to have Makenna as part of our Team to bring joy, happiness, and opportunity to those less fortunate.