Silvia Beltran was born in Barcelona, Spain to the daughter of a Prima Ballerina. She has been teaching in the DC Metropolitan area for over 20 years. She is a proud Licenciate member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, the largest most prestigious teaching society in the world; having received two certifications with honors.
She has achieved Top Teacher Awards at Virginia State, Capital Dancesport, Maryland Dancesport, Yuletide Championships, 3 Rivers Ballroom Dance Challenge to mention a few; Silvia was also ranked 2nd Top Female Teacher in The National Superbowl Dancesport Series from 2003 to 2007.
As a Professional Competitor, she has won the MD Invitational Rising Star Championships as well as winning National Finalist placements at the Southwestern Invitational, Milwaukee Open, Twin Cities Championships, VA State, Capital Dancesport, Yuletide Championships, and Kansas City Invitational.
Silvia, along her dance partner Corey Von Ginkel, became Runners up at the North American Championships in N. J. and they were the American Smooth Champions at the European Dancesport Championships held in Barcelona, Spain.
Silvia is currently the Ballroom Dance Coach at Catholic University of America, Vice President of Metropolitan Arts Collaborative, and teaches Flamenco in the DC Metropolitan Area. She is also certified with Suhaila Salimpour School of Dance and in LaBlast.