Izabela Rai is a British ballroom and Latin American dancer, teacher and choreographer for TV shows including 'So You Think You Can Dance' and the BBC hit show 'Strictly Come Dancing'. During her competitive career she won international titles in Europe and the United States.
In 2005, Izabela appeared as a professional dancer in the third series of the British BBC TV talent show Strictly Come Dancing, partnered with former snooker world champion Dennis Taylor.
Izabela has been a choreographer for the BBC dance show 'So You Think You Can Dance' and was Brendan Cole's ballroom dance partner on his 'Live and UnJudged' Theatre Tour. Izabela assisted Brendan Cole to choreograph ballroom dances including the Tango, Waltz and Quickstep for his Live and Unjudged Theatre Tour.
Izabela has a successful Ballroom Dance Coaching and Wedding First Dance business in the UK. Through her dance school, Izabela Dance School she offers Dance Classes and Private dance lessons in Ballroom, Latin-American and Salsa style in London, Richmond, Kingston and Surrey. Her clientele includes beginners, social dancers to high level competitors and professional couples.
Izabela has also released a number of best selling Ballroom Dance Tutorials including WeddingFD - step by step Wedding First Dance programme and The Rumba - The Ultimate Dance Class. She also provides Ballroom and Latin-American demonstrations, Ballroom and Latin-American shows, lectures and judges Ballroom and Latin-American competitions around the world.