• MS, Masters Degree In Exercise Science and Sports Nutrition, with a Specialty in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention
  • NASM-PES (NASM Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention Specialist)
  • NASE- SES (National Academy of Speed And Explosion Specialist)
  • MKC & M-KBIA (Kettlebell Master Trainer/ Specialist/ Educator)
  • IKC (Indian Club Specialist) under Steve Maxwell
  • MFM (Functional Movement and Mobility Specialist) under Steve Maxwell
  • Dasha began her fitness career in 2004. Finished her Masters Degree in 2008. Has been in the field of fitness education and performance enhancement as well as post-rehab performance enhancement for almost two decades.


  • Blackbelt in Bruce Lee’s Jun Fan Gung Fu — Jeet Kune Do Concepts and Filipino Martial Arts under Guro Dan Inosanto – Inosanto Instructor Association
  • Black-belt in Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts (Kali) under Sifu Dan Anderson – AMAA Instructor Association
  • Gracie/ Brazilian JiuJitsu Brown-belt directly under the Gracie family lineage – Sifu Anderson, Prof Clark Gracie, Prof Steve Maxwell
  • Muay Thai/ Thai Boxing Black-band, Instructor Sifu Anderson and Rob Kayman
  • Red Glove “Initiateur” rank in Savate (French Kickboxing) under
  • Dasha began training in martial arts under the Bruce Lee, Ted Wong lineage in 2000. She Began her serious life pursuit of the art after meeting Sifu Anderson in 2004 and continued her study under the Bruce Lee Inosanto lineage. Adding to it Gracie Jiu-Jiutsu, Filipino Martial Arts and Muay Thai, Savate and Silat. Dasha has spent over two decades in the arts.


  • Kettlebell Kickboxing founder
  • KBBody founder
  • University of Martial Arts Co-founder
  • Co-owner of Anderson's Martial Arts Academy
  • Andersons Atelier (Production) Co-founder
  • Founder/ Head Instructor of Kettlebell Kickboxing brand/ KBIA Instructor Certifications and Continuing Education Program
  • Dasha has also played a behind the scenes ‘advisory and brand creation’ role with a variety of different brands from fitness to martial arts, and other wellness, clothing and media brands.


  • Nike ‘Nike Blast Sweden’
  • Victoria Secret Sport ‘Fitness Gala’ and 59th st store launch to our community
  • Vitamin Water ‘Fitness Gala’ event
  • Nikon x Joe McNally campaign(s)
  • NYU co-ed education
  • About.com education video series
  • Women's Health Magazine workout instructional partnership
  • SELF Magazine Up x Out Tribeca Film Studios
  • SELF Magazine launches/ cover theme launches and content creation
  • Vital Choice
  • Lululemon brand ambassador x events
  • NYITT-Tech College education
  • LaserAway contributor and content creation/ education
  • Onzie product launches, lives and content
  • Alala content and partnership
  • BullFrog Spa
  • Storyandrain content
  • Bloomberg Health Day events


  • *As a contributor Dasha creates and writes/ films the articles and content
  • *As an expert Dasha creates the workouts/ or contributes expert advice to the writer
  • Author of “Kettlebell Kickboxing: Every Woman’s Guide to Getting Healthy, Strong & Sexy” (Skyhourse Publishing, 2015)
  • Blackbelt Magazine contributing editor 800-1,500 words monthly with a column called ‘FUEL’ that she maintained for 4 years.
  • Blackbelt Magazine features contributor
  • Mindbodygreen monthly contributor
  • Epoch Times 4 part article series health & wellness education contributor
  • FIGHT! Magazine contributing editor
  • SELF Magazine (multiple times) expert / workout creator
  • SHAPE Magazine (multiple times) expert / workout creator
  • Prevention Magazine (multiple times) expert / workout creator
  • Natural Health Magazine Magazine (multiple times) expert / workout creator
  • VanityFair.com Magazine (multiple times) expert / workout creator
  • The BUMP article contributor
  • StoryanDrain wellness monthly contributor
  • Katla wellness, fitness & lifestyle monthly contributor
  • Independently contracted for over 200 article for brand content (blogs, known brands, clothing labels and wellness facilities: gyms, spas)
  • CREATIVE WRITING: After years of reading scripts for work (martial arts choreography and actor prep) Dasha has successfully written two feature film screenplays (currently one is represented by a production company) and three short films, which she has produced, filmed and edited under her own production company with her partner Dan Anderson.


  • Author of “Kettlebell Kickboxing: Every Woman’s Guide to Getting Healthy, Strong & Sexy” (Skyhourse Publishing, 2015)
  • Contributing Fitness Editor to Blackbelt Belt Magazine with a column called ‘FUEL’ that she maintained for 4 years.
  • Contributing Guest Fitness Editor; Shape, Self, Fitness Rx, Epoch Times (written over 200 fitness articles and workouts for major publications, blogs and brands)
  • NY1’s New Yorker of the Week for Women’s Self Defense Program
  • In 2013 Dasha was featured as Black Belt Magazine’s 21st Century Martial Artist (the only female to male the list of five experts).
  • Fitness brand ambassador for lululemon athletica Soho, Vimmia, Onzie and Yogasmoga.
  • Official fitness ambassador and one of the few official testers for VSX® (Victoria Secret’s Sports). Dasha has also worked with Nike, Yoplait and Athlete for special brand launches.
  • Dasha programmed, filmed, produced 36 home fitness and kettlebell DVDs, several of which are ‘best-selling’ programs.
  • Dasha has spoke, taught and done seminars for organizations like NYU, NYITTTech, ASYMCA, Bloomberg and many others