Posts tagged ‘professional’

Anna and Giampiero, who are currently ranked #3 in the U.S.A., and just recently came in 5th in the Open Professional Standard final at Blackpool, will be coaching at SuperShag in Boston on August 13th-14th, 2010! They will be teaching private lessons all day Friday, and giving three 45-minute workshops on Saturday, from 1-4pm. Workshop […]

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 […]

The United States’ first National Dance Day, which was started by Nigel Lythgoe of SYTYCD fame as a grass roots movement, took place this past weekend, and was recognized by an official act of Congress! Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a long-time proponent of healthy lifestyles, introduced a National Dance Day resolution at a press conference on […]

I made a sort of last minute decision to go compete at Manhattan, and gosh am I glad that I did! It’s late at night, and I’m exhausted, so I’ll have to save the verbose story telling for another post, but suffice to say that I feel that I learned a lot from the experience […]

I was lucky enough to watch Mirko & Edita perform last Saturday night at the 2010 MIT Open Ballroom Competition! This video isn’t from that night, but it is the same routine they performed for their Waltz, which I felt was very beautiful. My friends and I have been talking a lot about the meaning […]

Dear Dance Diary

April 23rd, 2010

Dear Dance Diary, I had an amazing lesson today. I danced Viennese Waltz like never I’ve never danced it before! I was actually getting a little bit frightened because we were dancing so fast, and moving across the floor so much with each measure! It put a huge grin on my face, which hasn’t entirely […]