Bogdan Wienc (Owner/Instructor)
Just one year before his master thesis in genetics was to be tested, Bogdan decided to take on another challenge – ballroom dancing. He joined beginner classes for college students, which quickly led to a life-long passion for dancing.
While still studying genetics and sociology, Bogdan rose in the ranks of competitive ballroom dancing. Shortly after receiving his master’s degree in biology from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, he began work as a dance instructor for children just to join the best dance center for competitive dancing, where he started dancing with his new dance partner (now his wife), Gosia.
While teaching dance, Bodgan and Gosia pursued a professional dance career, eventually becoming finalists in Polish championships. Their ranking opened doors to represent Poland in many international competitions throughout Europe. As members of the Elite Formation Team, they were third in Europe and fourth in the World Championships.
Eventually, Bogdan and Gosia moved to England for two years to study with the best coaches in the world. Afterward, they moved to Florida, their home for the past 20 years, where they dedicated themselves to teaching, pursuing their professional dancing and raising three children at the same time. They moved into the top 12 couples in the U.S. National Championships, winning many competitions, among them Rising Star at Millennium Dancesport.
Many of Bogdan’s students have won medals at U.S. Pro-Am Championships, while many more are simply happy, confident dancers!