Joel and Clara Marasigan

Archive View: May, 2015

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!


Interview with Emanuel & Tania – Part II
March 19th, 2010

Emanuel & Tania at the 2010 Snowball ClassicThank you to Emanuel & Tania for sharing their experiences with us to help inspire up and coming local dancers, as well as dancers from all over the world. Here is Part II of their Interview…


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!!!


The Olympic Athlete’s State of Mind
March 3rd, 2010

olympiclogoOne of my favourite things about the Olympic coverage was definitely the interviews that were conducted with the athletes, their coaches and families… The theme that keeps coming back over and over again through these interviews is how important an athlete’s state of mind is. Sure, hard work, of course, is a key ingredient to success. But it definitely isn’t all there is.


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!