We dreamed of a place where people enjoyed dancing together.

We believe anyone can learn to dance—and that its benefits are much deeper than musicality and rhythm.

Our community is missing one thing … YOU!

Combined years of professional experience
Dance lessons taught
Styles of dance waiting for you to learn
Number of left feet it's okay to have before coming in

With more than 35 years professional experience, VS Dance Club’s three signature programs encourage you to set goals, stay focused, and—most importantly—have fun!

We’ve seen that with dedicated time and our intentional plan, anyone can learn to dance—and we’ve got the award-winning instructors with the experience and know-how to teach you and take care of your needs

The VS Founders: Sarah & Vlad

Classic case of boy meets girl… with a twist.

The boy had training in International Latin & Standard dance and she was an American Rhythm & Smooth-trained dancer …

The dream of owning a studio was inevitable.

Sarah Bohdanova

Sarah’s love of dance rooted deeply at a young age in ballet and jazz classes. While in college studying business, she took her first ballroom dancing class—and was hooked. She danced for more than 10 years in American Rhythm competition, training with some of the world’s finest coaches.

With awards like winning four Open Professional American Rhythm events, winning three professional American Rhythm Rising Stars events, and obtaining numerous finalist spots in open professional events in Canada and around the United States, Sarah started dreaming of what would come next … which included teaching and opening her own club.

Teaching came naturally—Sarah’s won multiple top teacher awards, and her students have won top student awards—and after Sarah met Vlad, well, you know the rest.

When Sarah’s not in the studio:
She loves international travel and fashion—plus, she’s learning Italian. Bellisima!

Vlad Bohdanov


When Vlad was 4, his parents dragged him into dance class. After numerous chocolate bribes to keep him going Vlad persisted, and eventually his love of dance caught up to his love of sugar---both which remain strong today.

In his 25+ years career, Vlad went from competing Professionally to becoming a Pro Instructor. He is:

• World Semi-Finalist
• 2 x Canadian National Champion
• 3 x Undefeated BC Provincial Champion
• Coach of Canadian National Champion
• Multiple Top Teacher Awards winner

When Vlad’s not in the studio:
You’ll likely find him enjoying a glass of wine, or studying for the WSET Level 3 Exam. Cheers!

Shiori Carpenter

Shiori moved from Japan to Canada when she was 16, and took her first dance class to meet new people—before she even spoke English! What started as a way to make new friends turned into a whirlwind love affair … with dance. She began competing, and after years of training and dedication, she became Canadian National Champion. .

Shiori loves to teach people, and is particularly great at making anyone feel comfortable on the dance floor!

When Shiori’s not in the studio:
She loves traveling and boating—and enjoying a delicious meal. (Japanese and Mexican cuisine are her favorites!)

See the Studio Where You’ll Take Class

Welcome to our beautiful Dance Studio at 1627 W Broadway (2nd floor), Vancouver!

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Explore VS Dance Club Programs

Start Your New Hobby

Whether you want to dance for a specific event or occasion or simply want to try a new hobby, get started with our VS Signature Dance Program.

Social Dancing

Team Up

Take your commitment and community to the next level by joining our ladies’ dance team.

Dance Team

Perform & Compete

Want to perform or compete with a professional dance instructor as your partner? This is the ultimate dance experience.

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