Sondre and Tanya

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    Sondre Olsen-Bye

Sondre was born and grew up in Dombås (central Norway), lived in Warsaw for 3 years and now lives in Kiev (Ukraine). He started dancing at 5 years old. At the age of 8 he took part in his first Swing dance competitions and at 13 began teaching locally. In 2007 Sondre went for Norway’s got Talent show and since then his dance career has really started;

In 2009-2010 he began competing in Boogie Woogie; European Champion title in Boogie Woogie Juniors class 2010 (Stuttgart, Germany). In 2011-2015 also started dancing and competing in Lindy-hop. World Champion title in Boogie Woogie Juniors class 2011 (Stuttgart, Germany). 1 Place in European Swing Dance Championship Strictly 2013 (London, UK). 1 Place Boogie Woogie Cup 2014 (Munich, Germany). 7 Fast feet jack’n’jill victories in 2011-2014.

In 2017-2019 he moved to Warsaw and became a full-time dancer. In 2020-2021 working as CEO for Sondre & Tanya YouTube Channel. In 2022 he moved to Kiev as CEO for Sondre & Tanya YouTube Channel. Full-time dancer.

Tanya was born and grew up in Kiev (Ukraine), lived in Warsaw (Poland) for some time, now back in Kiev again. She started with classical dance at the age of 4, and at 9 switched to acrobatic Rock-n-Roll. Since then she had been practicing and taking part in different projects also connected to Modern jazz, Contemporary dane, Boogie Woogie and Lindy-hop.  

In 2000-2009 she won World Cup in Rock-n-Roll Formation category. She got promoted to R-n-R national judge of 3rd category in Ukraine. She got to 1/2 finals of Ukraine got Talent show with Boogie Woogie showcase. She made LL.M in International and European Public law at Erasmus University (Rotterdam, Netherlands).

In 2010 Tanya got married and became a mom of a son. In 2011-2015 won 4 World Cups in boogie-woogie Main class and worked as cartoonist at stop motion studio Novatorfilm (Kiev, Ukraine). She got Master of Sports of International Class in Ukraine. In 2016-2020 she moved to Warsaw, became a full-time dancer and divorced. In 2021 she moved to Kiev working as a stop-motion artist at Trendformer, while also working on Sondre & Tanya YouTube Channel.

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    Tanya Georgiievska

Our credentials of 2016-2021

  • World Champions 2017, 2019
  • Vice World Champions 2018, 2021
  • European Champions 2018, 2019
  • Nordic Champions 2017, 2018
  • Norwegian Champions 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Two times SAP Final World Cup winners
  • 10 World Cup wins all over the world including USA and Russia.
  • The biggest YouTube Swing Dance Couple 2021 – Silver Button Holders

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