A native of Moscow, Natalia studied ballet and classical piano as a child and pursued her love of the arts at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts, where she received an MFA with honors.

Natalia moved to Los Angeles in 2001 and has performed extensively on TV and film, live dance shows and theatrical productions. She has also studied tango in Argentina with renowned masters of the dance. Natalia is the founder of the Ballroom Dance Academy of Los Angeles, with programs designed for all levels, from beginning to expert.