First man in the USA to receive the four highest Arthur Murray
Dance Awards (Gold Bar, 3 gold Stars).
Associate Member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing of England (ISTD).
Danced on TV with Sheila Webber Sloan; 3 time US Professional Ballroom Champion.
Winner of many dance contests for the Southern California Regional Arthur Murray Dance Studios.
Ken & Miye established the Cotillion Dance Club 1954; @ UCSB 33 years.
Founded the Goleta Cultural School 1961.
Taught the Junior League Cotillion and Etiquette classes for 17 years.
Mr. Ota currently teaches dance at UCSB. He also teaches Dance, Aikido and Judo at the Cultural School.
Mrs. Ota is also up to date on the latest dances and popular moves.