Organizer - SID POCIUS

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Organizer Sid Pocius

Sid Pocius is an accomplished world class dancer and the producer of  Dancesport Competitions. At age six he started his dance training at Zuvedra, one of the top Dancesport Academies in Europe. He began competing not only in his native country of Lithuania, but also all over Europe, including the UK, Germany, Austria, Italy, and France. Having the opportunity to work with the best coaches in the world, Sid won numerous dance championships around the world. He holds several Lithuanian and European titles: Lithuanian Championship (1st place), Former Soviet Union Championship in Russia (2nd place), French Open (3rd place), European Formation Championship in France (3rd place), and World Formation Championship in Lithuania (2nd place).


Following a successful competitive dance career, Sid started teaching at the age of thirteen, and five years later in 1995 he opened his first dance studio in Klaipeda, Lithuania. He quickly gathered large followers of competitive students and dancers, and his studio thrived for the next five years as one of the most successful studios in Lithuania.


In 2001 Sid brought his passion and experience as an elite competitor and teacher to the US. He adopted the American Style dancing and started competing in those styles. He became the finalists in major dance competitions around the US since 2005, including Millennium, Manhattan and US National Dancesport Championships. Sid quickly established himself as a sought-after coach and choreographer. He is a World Class Adjudicator certified in all five dance styles (International Standard, International Latin, American Smooth, American Rhythm, and Theater Arts) and he judges many competitions in the US and around the World.