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INSTRUCTOR

Meet  the

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PETER WALKER

Peter Walker began dancing at the age of 5 in his native country England. He trained in International Ballroom, International Latin, Ballet, Tap and Modern dance throughout his childhood and into his early twenties. 

 

During this time, Peter made the final of the British Junior, Under 21 Latin Final, World Under 21 Latin and Standard Final, won the Italian Open Under 21 Standard, and was the runner up in the Italian Open Under 21 Latin. Peter was also awarded a Scholarship to attend the Royal Ballet School in London.

 

At the age of 22, Peter took a 7 year sabbatical from his dance career and moved into the finance sector, working for JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, and Salomon Brothers in London.

 

In 2003, Peter decided to return to the dance industry, moved to Boston MA, and started teaching. 

In addition to this, Peter has also completed 6 Boston Marathons (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2022) raising lots of money for different charities each year.

Peter has had many successes with his students which include:

2011-2013 World Pro-Am Open Standard Finalist

 

2010-2012 World Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

 

2012 World Pro-Am Closed Standard Champion

 

2012 US National Pro-Am Open Standard Champion

 

2012 US National Pro-Am Closed Standard Champion

 

2012 US National Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

2014 World Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

2015 World Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

 

2015 US National Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

2016 World Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

2016 United States Pro-Am Rising Star Standard Champion

 

2016 US National Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

 

2016 US National Pro-Am Closed Smooth Finalist

 

2017 US National Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

 

2017 World Pro-Am Open Smooth Champion

2018 World Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

 

2018 US National and US Open to the World ProAm Open Standard, Smooth and Rhythm Finalist

2019 World Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist

 

2019 US Open to the World ProAm Open Smooth Finalist

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Peter is certified as a Fellow in International Ballroom, International Latin, American Ballroom, American Rhythm and Theater Arts with the United States Terpsichore Association (USTA) and is also a Championship Adjudicator.

 

He is currently teaching Pro-Am students, coaching Amateur and Professional couples, and judging competitions across the US.  

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