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Achievements and Awards

La Roca Dance Studio Achievements and AwardsTOP TEACHER awarded to Peter Hernandez after dancing with 9 different students at the 2015 St. Louis Star Ball Competition2nd Place TOP STUDIO awarded to La Roca Club at the 2015 St. Louis Star Ball Competition thanks to the impressive performances by 9 of our amazing students at the competition.2015 "Top Student" Awarded to each, Maureen Green, Joanna McDonald, and Jean Andrews at the 2015 St. Louis Star Ball CompetitionNine members of the La Roca Dance Studio competed i...

Peter Hernandez ~ Owner, Instructor, Dance Director

PETER HERNANDEZPeter is from "The Dotte" in Kansas City where he began his dance career more than 20 years ago.  His training started while working for a man he greatly respected, the late Tom Champman at TC Dance International.  He attributes much of his success to the valuable knowledge he has received from some of the many coaches he has worked with including Terry Irwin, David Kloss, Ahmed Hussein, and Bob Powers.  Over the years Peter, alongside his beautiful wife Amy, Owners of La Roca Dance Studio, have received numerous a...

Amy Hernandez ~ Owner, Instructor, Event Director/Coordinator

AMY HERNANDEZAmy was born and raised on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks where she currently resides with her husband, Peter, and two amazing children, Victor and Cicylia.  She attended the University of Missouri in Columbia.  As a child Amy began her dancing career in jazz, modern, and ballet.  At first, ballroom and Latin dancing was just a hobby.   It didn’t take long for her to leave years of working in the corporate world to make dance her new career.  Today, Amy’s love of dance has led her ...