Posts tagged ‘open’

This is sort of a tribute to Mirko & Alessia post… For those dancers out there who have been living under a rock *wink*, Mirko & Alessia were 4-time consecutive World Ballroom Dance Champions, from 2005 to 2008, when they both retired. They have both since returned to dancing, albeit separately. Interesting aside: Mirko Gozzoli is currently dancing […]

Dear Dance Diary

May 6th, 2010

Dear Diary, I had a wonderful time tonight! I had a private with Anatoli, which went very well. I told myself before the lesson to not care about doing well, but to just go dance and have fun. To ‘Just Do It!‘ And for the most part, it worked. I danced *much* better than last […]

Here’s the video and some pictures from the showcase Erik and I performed on April 10th, 2010 at SuperShag. We danced an Open International Waltz to the theme from the movie Papillon (which I have never seen, but Erik liked it a lot). Watch the Video in a Window

This past month…

April 16th, 2010

During the time when I should probably have been blogging the most, I haven’t blogged at all! -_- What’s new… A little over a month ago, I injured my back in my sleep >_<, and had to take 2.5 weeks off from Ballroom to recover – that was miserable! What’s worse is that I took […]

Self Confidence

March 12th, 2010

Self Confidence. When I started dancing, I had very little. Looking back, I observe that there was a positive-feedback loop between my dancing and my self confidence. As I became better at dance, I gained more self-confidence, and the more self-confidence I gained, the faster and more easily I was able to make progress in […]