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, Youth, and 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 as an Analyst 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. Since that time, 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
2015 US National Pro-Am Open Smooth Finalist
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 US National and US Open to the World ProAm Open Standard, Smooth and Rhythm Finalist
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.