Deni Danzco Studio
Dedicated to Dance and Dance Fitness
Welcome to Deni Danzco Studio, a studio focused on achieving exceptional standards of dance and fitness. We believe in nurturing creativity and artistic development, and offer a warm and positive environment to foster the growth that all dancers want and need.
Who We Are
For generations, human civilizations have been dancing. Whether for cultural reasons or pure enjoyment, there’s a wonderful feeling that one gets from the art of movement. Just ask the avid dancers who practice every single day. Learn how common body movements, transfer of energy, foot positions, and connection is made with just your everyday walk. Using our techniques you will quickly being dancing, feeling confident and smooth on the dance floor.
Lara began her teaching career at an early age of 14, traveled as a professional adjudicator and choreographer at a young age of 16, and later went on to get her BFA in Dance. Lara has been trained in West Coast Swing, Salsa, Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop, Tap and Jazz dance styles.
Lara is the most prominent teacher of West Coast Swing in the Virginia/DC Metro area. Lara is a 2019 World Champion. She also holds top 3 World placements in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and over 25 National Titles. Starting in 1991 Lara created her two unique programs “Latin Cardio” and “Hip Hop Aerobics”, which she taught at numerous gyms in NYC, Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC. Lara is certified as a WSDC Judge and Ballroom Instructor, and she currently travels nationally as a adjudicator, instructor and competitor. She not only has a love for teaching but for watching her clients evolve through their learning of dance.
David Herrin trained in Salsa, Ballroom and West Coast Swing. He began teaching in 2005 in Wisconsin and Illinois. His passion for teaching is seeing a client light up when they learn something new.
Steve Wilder, Lara's dance partner, is a 2019 World Champion. He also holds top 3 World placements in 2016, 2017 and 2018. He holds over 10 titles Nationally as a All Star/Champion. His love for teaching technique is what drives him most.
When you decide to join us at Lara Deni Danzco Studio, you too will be able to take advantage of our professional and dedicated instructors. Come see how to create dance through movement, momentum and balance and how Dance helps in all aspects of your life!
Highlight of Our Wedding
"Lara was wonderful! Our dance felt like the highlight of the wedding. We look forward to learning more dances from her in the future.”...
Adam and Lina Kerr
Glad to be a Student
Lara is amazing!!!! Love her class plus there is David very good instructor. I am glad to be their student. One of the best West Coast Swing dancing studios!!! Come and see for yourself
:)" Eddie Suermanov
Our First Dance felt so Comfortable
"We are really grateful for you teaching us how to work together on the dance floor, how to feel each other in the dance, and most importantly (from the rookie dancers' point of view) how to make mistakes together, so they don't look like mistakes to those who are watching....
”Mariya and Dmitriy Dolgopolova