Vika comes from Belarus. Like many of her fellow Imagine instructors, she boasts a background in both swimming and music. Before coming to New York, Vika pursued a career as a pianist while attending the State Academy of Music in Minsk. She was introduced to swimming at an early age and has a long history as both a competitor and a teacher. Vika graduated from Baruch College in 2015, with a degree in Finance. She is also one of Imagine longest tenured instructors - Vika has been teaching with Imagine for over a decade, since 2006!