At JC Dance Co you're a friend, not a client.

At JC Dance Co. we believe learning and growing is more fun and more effective when you’re doing it amongst friends. Friends get to know each other, want to help each other and celebrate together when each of us succeeds. Learning, dancing and being entertained at JC Dance Co. is simply a better way of dance life.
This refreshingly transparent culture comes directly from Joel Marasigan & Clara Shih Marasigan, JC Dance Co’s principal teachers. They are quite simply one of the youngest, most talented ballroom dance professional teams in all of Western Canada, and would love the opportunity to teach you how to dance.

Group Classes

Learn to dance in the comfort of a group class environment. Choose from classes for raw beginners, intermediate level training or specialized classes for competitive dancers.

Private Lessons

Both Joel and Clara are expert competitive dancers and highly qualified teachers. We offer specialized private lessons for competitors and social dancers.

Wedding Dance

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. We get that. Your First Dance will be romantic, memorable and stress-free. Guaranteed!


JC Dance Co teachers are professionally certified by the Canadian DanceSport Federation.


We love dancing and offer you a variety of ways to get involved, from group classes to private lessons to formation teams.


A convenient studio location in the heart of Vancouver and a schedule designed to fit today’s busy lifestyles.

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A talented husband-and-wife partnership ready to get you dancing

Despite all their awards and accolades, Joel & Clara absolutely love teaching total beginners, and introducing the fun and rewarding challenges ballroom dancing has to offer. Nowhere else can you find this level of teachers available to to teach beginners to dance!

Joel and Clara are the highest ranked adult ballroom couple to come out of BC in the past 50 years, representing Canada at international competitions including the World Ballroom Championships. They have trained extensively across North America and Europe with grand masters, and continue to upgrade their knowledge and certifications to bring you the highest quality teaching available. Joel and Clara have been cast in Hollywood and TV movies and have been asked to work with dancers from Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance.

JC Dance Co. competitive students have gone on to win BC Open Championships, North American Championships and World Championships. JC Dance Co. social dance students continually enjoy learning top level technique in weekly social classes. JC Dance Co. wedding couples all look back at their experience on the dance floor with fondness.

Apart from all these accolades, Joel, Clara and their growing teaching staff are equally proud that the journeys and experiences of all their students have been filled with joy and inspiration.

Professional Instructor
Joel Marasigan