The Empire Dance Championships is an annual competition held in the beginning of August at the Conrad Hotel in Tribeca, New York and is organized by Augusto Schiavo, Giampiero Giannico, and Erminio Stefano.
This week’s “Video of the Week” features six couple’s dancing the Samba in a “competition simulation” for this year’s NDCA Amateur Latin National Championships in Provo, Utah and then the final of the Samba for this event. What is key to note here is that 3 of the 6 couples were finalists in this event and all 6 couples placed in the Top 9!
The Manhattan DanceSport Championships is an annual competition held on the 4th of July weekend at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriot in Brooklyn, NY and is organized by Gary and Diana McDonald.
Colin James led one of the most informative and in-depth seminars about the different connections and leads a partnership takes on. From learning the different types of leads to performing one-handed push-ups, the group was engaged and bought into everything Colin said and taught.
Placing 5th in the Rising-Star Amateur Latin, 3rd in 19+ Amateur Latin Championships, and making the semi-final in the Amateur Latin Championships, these results are a testament to Guy and Freda’s long hours spent on the dance floor and energy exerted to take their dancing to the next level.
With their partnership developing at a very fast rate and improvement seen from week to week, Guy and Freda had yet another great result at the 2013 Millennium DanceSport Championships where they placed 3rd in the Rising-Star Amateur Latin event.
With the 2012/2013 dance season almost done before the start of summer, our Amateur Latin couples competed at the 2013 Millenium DanceSport Championships against some of the world’s best dancers and two of our couples were in this very elite final.
Guy and Freda continue to grow their partnership with yet another strong showing both result and dancing wise. Placing 5th in the Amateur Latin and 2nd in the Rising-Star Amateur Latin, this was another step in the right direction for Guy and Freda.
Denys and Antonina keep inching towards the highly coveted semi-final in the Amateur Latin and had another impressive showing, missing the semi-final by only a handful of recalls.
Pasha and Anastasiya have just recorded their best results historically at a Blackpool Dance Festival by placing 17th (out of 346) in the Rising Star Amateur Latin at the 2013 Blackpool Dance Festival.