About David

David on Design

Sharp lines, vibrant colors and unique textrures have always been a part of Davids style.    From designing dresses to floral arrangements Davids talents are constantly at work.    

For consultation or execution David is available for floral and full event design. 

David on Dance

David  has been dedicated to teaching nd promoting Ballroom Dancing for over 3 decades. He began his passion for competing in the American Style Division in 1988 where he competed with Justine Orlow-Kawas  in both the Rhythm and American Smooth divisions. He continued his winning streak, unique style  and  commitment to the American Smooth Style for 2 decades placing 9 times as a US Finalist, 5th in the World and 1st place Showdance at the Emerald Star Ball .David last competed with Olga Barashihina  and performed worldwide with their showstopping Showcase dance performance. 


Davids strong managerial and sales efforts lead him to successfully own and run Ballroom Off Fifth  for 22 years, one of  New York' elite Ballroom Dance Studios attaracting  world known coaches and dancers from around the world .   


David continues to coach both Pro and Amatuer competetors , teach all levels of social and competetive dancing and work with Studio owners on staff development.     

David on Dining

A combination of Davids talents and passion for good taste helped  David to open LOTUS , an elegant and local favorite Thai Restaurant in Guttenberg NJ where he and his partner Tang have successfully run this restaurant since 2010.  For more information on Lotus visit http://www.lotusthai.net/default.html