Dance Instruction ~ Lake of the Ozarks

La Roca dance studio owners, Peter and Amy Hernandez, share more than 20 years experience in professional dance instruction and event planning. They offer social and competitive level instruction in American Smooth & Rhythm and International Standard & Latin style dancing, as well as choreography, in either a private or group class setting. Come in and be inspired while improving your posture and poise, increasing self-confidence, and having a lot of fun meeting new people.

Who is LaRoca Club:

We follow curriculum endorsed by highly esteemed and respected experts in the ballroom industry; US Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (USISTD) and National Dance Council of America (NDCA). The art of dance is a continuous evolution. Therefore, we take pride in ensuring we are knowledgeable in all the latest syllabus patterns, rules, and regulations. We strive to continually improve our craft.

It is our goal to provide the best experience in personalized dance instruction which offers a comfortable, friendly environment ideal for learning and personal development. We ensure our students' goals are met by tailoring each lesson to fit their specific needs and desires. We pride ourselves in offering a full 55 minute private lesson unlike other studios. We work together to put the student first. We nurture social interaction and provide unique experiences at a variety of events.

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Private and group lessons available in:

Ballroom Dance
Latin Dance
Swing Dance
Viennese Waltz
Quick Step
Cha Cha Cha
Paso Doble
East Coast Swing
West Coast Swing
Push Pull

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Competition & Awards

  • 2014 "Top Student" awarded to each, Maureen Green and Joanna McDonald, with Instructor, Peter Hernandez, at the 41st Annual Heart of America Competition. HOA is one of the longest running dance competitions in the country with over 60 Studios and several hundred participating students from across the country.
  • 2014 1st Placements - Jim Green with instructor, Amy Hernandez at the 41st Heart of America Competition.
  • 1st Place Junior Student, Kelsy Slenker, 2013 St. Louis Star Ball
  • 1st Place Top Studio @ 2011 St. Louis Star Ball Competition above 60+ Ballroom Dance Studios from around the USA
  • Top Teacher Awards to Peter & Amy Hernandez 2011 St. Louis Star Ball
  • Awarded 2nd Place Top Studio @ 2010 St. Louis Star Ball Competition above 80+ Studios from around the USA.
  • 2nd Place Top Teacher Awarded to Peter Hernandez @ 2010 St. Louis Star Ball Competition above 80+ instructors.
  • 2010 Top Student Award went to Mary Boer with Instructor Peter Hernandez.
  • 2010 Championship Awards to Students - Jeff and Kathy Robbins.



La Roca Dance Studio & Event Planning
Peter and Amy Hernandez
Owners ~ Instructors ~ Coordinators
1022 Main Street | Osage Beach, MO 65065

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