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Congratulations to Larry Tokar and Juliana Hoff for their Incredible Performance in the Pre-Champ Latin Events at the 2013 USA Dance National DanceSport Championships

Larry and Juliana became BDSC’s 5th US National Champions this year by winning the 2013 US National Adult Pre-Champ Latin. This is their first US National Championship Title and they also became the 2013 US National Youth Pre-Champ Latin Vice Champions. An amazing set of results for Larry and Juliana and we wish them continued success backing up their Adult Pre-Champ Title!

An exciting beginning to April for BDSC!

Last month’s fabulous results at the US Nationals were followed by a collection of exciting events and news at Brooklyn DanceSport Club.

BDSC’s April first started off with hosting 2 of the greatest Latin couples in the world, Michael Malitowski with Joanna Leunis and Sergey Sourkov with Agnieszka Melnicka. Michael and Joanna taught private lessons and a seminar at the studio on April 12th while Sergey and Melia taught a couple of private lessons on April 13th! It was amazing seeing such talented dancers teach our students and the energy and vibe that they give off is truly astonishing!

Following the visit, a group of BDSC couples (Denys Drozdyuk and Antonina Skobina, Pasha Stepanchuk and Anastasiya Danilova, Jason Dai and Patrycja Golak, Dmitry Nikishkin and Olena Shvets, Guy Platt and Victoria Mroz, Stas Pavlov and Beatrice Polyakova, and Ryan Raffloer and Shelby Joy Cole) performed at this year’s Dance Legends. The show, which was choreographed by BDSC’s very own Eugene Katsevman and Maria Manusova, was quite breath-taking and was received very well by the crowd, with some people even giving a standing ovation.

Quite possibly the most exciting news of April thus far were the results of our Junior couples at the Junior Blackpool Festival. Patryk Ploszaj and Anna Kaczmarski had an incredible Junior Blackpool experience, placing 10th (out of 170) at the Junior Latin and 5th (out of 125) at the Junior Jive. Christian Yeung and Alexis Turko also had a successful Blackpool, placing 52nd (out of 170) at the Junior Latin and 36th (out of 125) at the Junior Jive. Larry Tokar and Juliana Hoff’s best result came at the Junior Samba, where they placed 32nd (out of 164).

Congratulations to all the couples who competed at the 2012 Junior Blackpool Dance Festival!

to all the competitors of 2012 Junior Blackpool Dance Festival!

PATRYK PLOSZAJ AND ANNA KACZMARSKI
JUNIOR LATIN CHAMPIONSHIP: 10TH (out of 170)
JUNIOR JIVE: 5TH  (out of 125)
JUNIOR SAMBA: 15TH (out of 164)
JUNIOR BALLROOM CHAMPIONSHIP: 28TH (out of 150)
JUNIOR VIENNESE WALTZ: 20TH (out of 133)

CHRISTIAN YEUNG AND ALEXIS TURKO
JUNIOR LATIN CHAMPIONSHIP: 52ND (out of 170)
JUNIOR JIVE: 36TH (out of 125)
JUNIOR BALLROOM CHAMPIONSHIP: 69TH (out of 150)
JUNIOR SAMBA: 55TH (out of 164)

LARRY TOKAR AND JULIANA HOFF
JUNIOR LATIN CHAMPIONSHIP: 73RD (out of 170)
JUNIOR JIVE: 44TH (out of 125)
JUNIOR SAMBA: 32ND (out of 164)
JUNIOR VIENNESE WALTZ: 75TH (out of 133)

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