Joanna was born in 1981 in Liege, Belgium. As a child she learnt Ballet, Tap, Ballroom and Latin styles. Joanna’s talent and work ethic were admirable and at the age of 18 she won her first World Amateur Latin Championship with Slavik Kryklyvyy.
Later with Michael Malitowski, Joanna won the WDC World Professional Latin Championship in 2008 and their first British Open Championship in 2012 with many to follow.
After many year of winning all possible world titles, Joanna retired in 2015 at the Blackpool Festival.
Joanna’s professional achievements include:
- World Professional Latin Champion 2008, 2009.
- World Professional Showdance Champion 2002, 2004.
- British Open Professional Latin Champion 2008 – 2015.
- UK Open Professional Latin Champion 2007 – 2015.
- International Professional Latin Champion 2005 – 2011; 2012 – 2014.
Did you know?
Joanna speaks several languages, including Dutch, French, English, German and Italian.
Joanna has a beautiful young daughter, who is now learning Tap dancing.