“DanceVita” Ballroom Studio
85 43rd Ave, San Mateo, California 94403.
Club Vita is a monthly Latin social dance party on the 2nd Saturday of every month. We always have a complimentary class at 8PM, followed by dancing until 11PM.
Come enjoy an evening of Salsa and Bachata, plus a little Cha Cha Cha, Merengue, Kizoma, and Zouk, all adding up to one hot night of Latin dancing! Welcoming to all levels of dancers from beginning to advanced. Follow this event page for details and the latest updates!
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“DanceVita” Ballroom Studio
Dance Vita Ballroom is a studio created by dancers for dancers. Dance Vita was born out of passion and dreams, and is dedicated to creating an ideal environment for your dancing life. Dance Vita founders Tomas, Aira, Jurga, and Vaidas are lifelong dancers, teachers and friends. Each started their careers in the world of ballroom and social dancing at a very early stage in life, with all of them dancing by age 8. They are highly respected teachers with talented followers and students. They have trained numerous highly ranked competitive dance students in the United States in Standard and Latin, and United National title holders in several age and experience categories.
Carolyn teaches Salsa on Wednesdays at 8:00pm (Beginnner) and 9:00pm (Intermediate) at Dance Vita Ballroom. She is known for her thorough, patient instruction, teaching her students not just steps, but the technique and understanding to really dance. Carolyn began teaching in 2005 at Vima Dance Studio. From 2009-2012, she danced with RicaSalsa’s pro team, under the direction of Ricardo Tellez and Tianne Frias. In 2013, Carolyn began competing in the Professional Rising Star American Rhythm ballroom division, where she has already enjoyed a number of distinctions, including 2016 & 2015 World Rising Star Rhythm Finalist, along with various championship titles. While dancing competitively, she retains her passion for the fun and spontaneity of social dancing, and loves bringing the joy of social Salsa, Mambo, ChaChaCha, and Bachata to her students. She also teaches in San Francisco. Learn more at dancewithcarolyn.com.
Maria teaches Bachata on Wednesdays at 7:00pm and Ladies Styling on Fridays at 2:00pm at Dance Vita Ballroom. Originally from Russia, Maria began dancing at the age of 6. She has 15 years of Professional International Ballroom Dance experience. In 2009 Maria moved to the US, where she started dancing social styles such as Salsa, ChaChaCha, and Bachata. She has won numerous titles, including 1st in Bachata at the International Salsa Open; Bachata Couples finalist and 2nd in ChaChaCha at the 2013 World Latin Dance Cup; and World ChaChaCha Champion at the 2014 World Salsa Summit. Nowadays Maria continues teaching and dancing in the Professional Ballroom division and sharing her dance inspiration with people!