American Latin

Known for its versatility, providing dancers with the opportunity to express a range of emotions and styles. Each dance within the American Rhythm category has its own distinct characteristics and music tempo, adding flair and fun to the world of ballroom dancing. Explore the 5 types of American Latin dance we offer below!

Cha Cha

Cha-Cha is a vivacious Latin dance, known for its infectious rhythm and playful energy. Originating from Cuba, it features quick footwork, flirtatious hip movements, and syncopated steps. The lively and upbeat nature of Cha-Cha makes it a favorite for social dancers worldwide.


Rhumba, a sultry Latin dance, exudes passion and romance with slow, sensuous movements, intricate partner connections, and expressive choreography. This beautiful style of movement weaves storytelling through dance, mesmerizing both dancers and spectators alike.


Mambo, born from Afro-Cuban rhythms, is a thrilling Latin dance. Its infectious energy, dynamic footwork, and lively hip movements create a vibrant spectacle. Mambo’s playful partner interactions add excitement, forming a captivating fusion of rhythm and expressive artistry on the dance floor.

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Bolero is a captivating dance of romance and grace. Its slow, sweeping movements and intimate partner connection evoke a sense of passion. With expressive arm styling and intricate footwork, Bolero transforms the dance floor into a canvas of emotion and storytelling.

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Why Choose Us?

Our Goal is to Cultivate Growth. We believe that learning is a lifelong journey. Our goal is to provide exceptional dance instruction that challenges and inspires our students to continuously grow and improve. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced dancer, our expert instructors will guide you on your path to mastery, helping you reach new heights and achieve your personal goals.

Experienced & Fun Instructor

Our studio is home to the award-winning dance instructor, Michael Pecina, who’s dedicated to sharing his love for dance. With over 35 years of experience, he brings expertise and enthusiasm to every lesson while helping students reach their goals.

Diverse Range of Dance Styles

Vision of Dance provides a rich and diverse dance curriculum, catering to various interests and skill levels. Whether you’re interested in elegant ballroom, energetic Latin dances, or trendy social dances, we have classes that suit your preferences.

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Welcoming Environment

We prioritize creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere where dancers of all ages and skill levels feel comfortable. Our studio is a place where everyone can share the joy of dance and build a sense of community.

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Social Events and Performances

We go beyond regular lessons by organizing social events, dance parties, and performances. These opportunities allow our students to showcase their skills, connect with fellow dancers, and enjoy a vibrant dance community.

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Convenient Location

Our studio is conveniently located in Sarasota, FL, making it easily accessible for residents and visitors alike. We regularly serve students from St. Pete all the way down to Venice.

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Personalized Instruction

At Vision of Dance, we understand that every dancer is unique. Our instructors take the time to provide personalized instruction, tailoring lessons and programs to individual needs and goals.

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Trips and Adventures

Join us on exciting trips and adventures to destinations across the world! You will have a blast traveling with other dance students while exploring, learning, and dancing together.

Kids Dance Lessons

Dance lessons especially designed for kids ages 6+! At Vision of Dance, we believe dancing can be taught at a young age while having a lot of fun. Our instructors take the time to tailor lessons and programs to serve different ages and personal goals.

We Offer Dance Programs for every Skill Level