Ice dancing coach and choreographer who coached Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir who won ice dancing gold at the 2010 Olympics.
She competed as an ice dancer, winning two bronze medals at the Soviet Championships in the 1970s.
She received a choreography degree from National Theatre Institute in Moscow in 1982.
She was born in Moscow.
Biathlete Anton Shipulin also represented Russia at the 2010 Olympics, winning bronze in the men's relay.