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Competition Checklist
May 1st, 2015

Island Fantasy Ball is this weekend in Nanaimo! Since it’s an out-of-town competition, I thought it would be a good time to bring out my old Competition Checklist again. I’ve posted it quite a few times, but I think it’s a good reminder so that you don’t forget anything for your trip!

 

Dance to Conquer Cancer
March 1st, 2015

JC Dance Co. is an official training partner for the Workout to Conquer Cancer.  We are renaming it “Dance to Conquer Cancer”, as that’s just what we do!  For the next couple months until the end of April, we will be swinging, turning and pivoting our way to help raise money for the cause.  

 

Ballet versus Ballroom Training Approach
August 26th, 2014

Everyone knows that ballet is a very technically demanding form of dance. The strength, balance, flexibility and precision required to dance ballet is quintessential. No one would argue that fact. However, in ballroom dancing, for whatever reason, the strength, balance and flexibility that all dancers admire and respect, seem to fall by the wayside and the focus is more on learning steps and routines.  […] Why don’t ballroom dancers do what ballet dancers do to excel at their craft?

 

The 6 Most Common Rookie Mistakes in Competition
March 12th, 2010

Photos from UBC Gala BallWith the upcoming UBC Gala Ball this weekend, I thought I’d post some of the most common mistakes that I’ve observed from first-time competitors. If you are indeed a rookie competitor, please read!!!

 

5 Steps to a Successful Competition
January 21st, 2010

checklistWith the Snowball Classic coming up this weekend, I thought it might be useful to remind experienced competitors and inform you new competitors how to make your competition a successful experience. Here are 5 Steps to ensure success!