Natalya Ogirya started studying Artistic Gymnastics at the early age of five and has achieved a Master of Sports International Class title in Artistic Gymnastics and choreography.
In 2003 she began her dance training in Latin dances, which soon developed into a great passion for Salsa, Bachata and Argentine Tango. In 2005 Natalya partnered with Ramiz Aliyev Kadjar , a locally respected and talented dance professional. They opened the "School of Salsa Bachata and Argentine Tango" forming the "R&N Project" that became one of the premiere dance studios in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Natalya, along with her professional partner Ramiz, has been dancing professionally and teaching Latin dances, choreography and Argentine Tango for almost a decade. Natalya has professionally performed and taught the Argentine Tango, Salsa and Bachata in Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey and the United States.
As of 2006, Natalya has dedicated herself to teaching full-time, as she continues to develop and refine her dance style. After living and teaching in Cleveland,Erie and Pittsburgh, Natalya now calls Orlando home.
She is mainly focused on Argentine Tango, her personal favorite type of dance.