Joel and Clara Marasigan

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The Unbridled Spirit of the UBC Dance Club
March 13th, 2013

It was yet another fun-tastic event at the UBC Gala Ball this past weekend!!! You never really know what to expect, as the executives are always a brand-new group of kids every year, presented with this massive undertaking of putting on a full-on competition for the local DanceSport community. This year, the execs definitely did not disappoint. They showed everyone their unbridled spirit and enthusiasm towards dancing, that (as I know from experience) can only come out of being at the UBC Dance Club!


Canadian Closed Championships 2010
April 15th, 2010

Canadian Standard & Latin Champions, Anton & Antoaneta. Photo courtesy of Ivo Dimitrov.The Canadian Closed Championships were held on April 2nd & 3rd this year at the Mariott Hotel in Calgary, AB. The CCCs, as everyone calls it, determines who the Canadian Champions are in each category, as well as the National Representatives to the World Championships. Typically, in most categories, the 1st and 2nd placed couples earn the right to compete at the Worlds.


UBC Dance Club – A Piece of History
March 24th, 2010

2010_ubcexecs1Last weekend was the 48th Annual UBC Gala Ball. Being organized entirely by student volunteers of the UBC Dance Club, the Gala Ball always has a very fun, exciting and youthful atmosphere about it… and this year was definitely no exception! Congratulations to all the executives of the Club and the volunteers of the Gala committee for putting on such a great event.


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!!!


Interview with Simone & Annette – Part 2
February 1st, 2010

Photo courtesy of Ivo DimitrovAs you can see from this hard working and dedicated couple, success does not come easily. You have to be patient and focused; you have to work hard and be committed; and you have to have faith and believe strongly in what you are doing… All vital ingredients to get you to the top!