It's been a whole month since the ISTD Ballroom & Latin National Grand Finals at the Winter Gardens in November. Life has been super busy since then but more about what I've been upto in upcoming posts! Friday 2nd November saw the start of the dance weekend with my usual spray tan in the morning … Continue reading Blackpool National Grand Finals 2018
Well...four weeks and four days...and counting! As a Ballroom and Latin Dancer, the main goal for the year after competing at regional competitions, is to compete at our annual National Grand Finals which is held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool in November. This year is my 8th Blackpool and my 7th at the Winter … Continue reading Blackpool 2018 – The 4 week Countdown!
In October, with the preparations for the Grand Finals competition in Blackpool under way, I attended a dance workshop which was a session on both Ballroom and Latin tips and ideas on ways to improve aspects such as performance. Learning how to walk on and off the floor may sound like something you can just … Continue reading Dance Competition Makeup Workshop
Last week, I wrote a post about my anxiety when it comes to dance competitions and how it affects me. If you haven't already seen it, check it out here...When anxiety hits… I thought I'd post an update on the comp and how I felt I coped with my nerves! Mentally preparing for competitions is … Continue reading The Morning After The Comp Before…
Busy busy week this week (last week given it's now Tuesday evening already!) Here's my Instagram recap 🙂 So that’s all for this week’s Instagram revisit! If you’re not already following me, check out my Instagram page 🙂
Yesterday was the first Ballroom and Latin dance competition of 2017...which personally, I was really looking forward to as I have moved up an age group now since Blackpool as I turned 35 in November. I am now dancing in the Over 35 category, so I was curious to see how I would fair in … Continue reading The 1st competition of the year…and my 1st win 🙂