World and U.S. Professional Smooth Vice Champion
Originally from Minsk, Belarus, Rita moved to Israel and then to USA. With Garry Gekhman she had a successful competitove career in Professional Ballroom and Classic Showdance. She was a US Professional Ballroom Finalist and represented the USA several times in Classic Showdance.
She is the owner of Champions Dancesport Center and a popular judge and coach.