Heating up the ballroom! Dancing With the Stars pros Daniella Karagach and Pasha Pashkov had an instant dance chemistry that quickly translated into a real-life romance.While the twosome grew up dancing with separate partners, Pashkov needed a new teammate in early 2009.“My previous partner went to [join] Dancing with the Stars, so I was looking for a new partner,” the Russia native — who was 22 at the time — recalled to Dance Sport Info in June 2017. “My Standard coach said to me that I should try to dance with Daniella.
I was not sure, as there was six and a half year [age] difference between us.”He continued at the time: “However, my coach said, ‘[That] doesn’t matter, she is a right partner for you,’ and that was it.
So, I called her up and I asked her to dance with me.”After a 20-minute tryout, the pair had a feeling this was a special partnership. “We knew instantly that we were right for each other,” Karagach, who was 15 at the time, gushed to the outlet in 2017.As a dancing duo, Karagach and Pashkov have won multiple international competitions together before making it to the Qualifiers round of World of Dance season 2.
They both joined the cast of DWTS the next year, with Pashkov teaching Kate Flannery to dance and the New York native performing in the troupe.Read more on usmagazine.com