Ieva Pauksena began dancing in Latvia. Her career has truly been a successful experience. Along the way she has prospered at the Amateur and Professional levels.
Ieva is a 4 time Latvian Amateur Standard Champion, US Amateur Standard Champion, World Finalist at Blackpool Dance Festival in Standard, and 3 time Professional US Standard Show Dance finalist, Bronze Medalist at the “WDDSC World Cup” Professional Standard, Second place at the Ohio Star Ball Championships Professional Standard, Semi-finalist at the UK Open Championships and the International Championships.
Ieva has degrees in Art and Textile Design, as well as Pedagogic and Education Management, dancing has become her life. Her career has literally taken her all over the world. She has met, learned from and taught many accomplished and captivating people.