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Dance Vita Founders: Tomas Atkocevicius, Aira Bubnelyte, Jurga Pupylete, and Vaidas Skimelis

Dance Vita Founders: Tomas Atkocevicius, Aira Bubnelyte, Jurga Pupylete, and Vaidas Skimelis

The Dance Vita Story

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. Jurga, Aira, Tomas and Vaidas danced and taught in Lithuania until 2003, when they moved to the Bay Area. Since then, they have worked primarily in San Francisco, San Jose, Redwood City, and Oakland, where they have created an excellent reputation as professional dancers, dance instructors, and competition coaches.

For the last 9 years, they have performed on the world’s stages, competed nationally and internationally, and taught at dance studios around the globe. Vaidas and Jurga, and Tomas and Aira recently retired from competitive DanceSport as top dancers in their categories, having won many major competitions in the United States.

They are highly respected teachers with talented followers and students. They 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.

Together, Jurga, Aira, Tomas and Vaidas form a strong team that has danced and taught in studios all over the world and aim to make Dance Vita Ballroom represent all the best qualities of the those ballrooms.

Dance Vita will provide an exciting place for any stage of your dance journey – from beginner to champion.