Joel and Clara Marasigan

Archive View: July, 2012

Sunday Afternoon Salsa at Robson Square
July 7th, 2012

Robson Square is obviously the place to be in the Summertime! Not only are Friday nights back for all of us Ballroom fanatics, but also Sunday Afternoon Salsa has returned! For those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s FREE SALSA every Sunday from now until August 26th. It starts off with a free lesson at 3pm and performances at 5pm.


JC Dance Co. Performance Team @ the Sea To Sky
October 21st, 2010

cinema_girlsThis past weekend was the Sea to Sky Dance Convention, held for 3 full days, October 15 to 17, at the Hilton Metrotown… For the first time ever, in addition to West Coast Swing, Country, Rock & Roll, Bachata, Salsa, Argentine Tango and Swango, the organizers dedicated a room specifically for Ballroom & Latin!


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.


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…


Interview with Emanuel & Tania – Part I
March 10th, 2010

emanuel_tanya_joel_claraAt the Snowball Classic earlier this year, Joel and I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with the winners of the IDSF Standard event, Emanuel Valeri & Tania Kehlet. Although Emanuel is Italian, the couple represents Denmark and are currently ranked 2nd in the IDSF Standard World Ranking List. Having traveled to Denmark and having trained with their Danish coach, Hans Laxholm, ourselves, Joel and I had a lot to talk to them about.