How to Improve Your Turns

Tjasa: Us dancers have a few elements we struggle with in general. Obviously, everybody is different, but it is safe to say that turns are somewhat of a common evil, especially when first starting out. Here are some tips I find work well no matter what type of turn and dance discipline you are practicing …

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Opportunities

Tjasa: What makes us afraid to take the opportunities given to us? Frequently we look back and notice that actually we spend more time saying no to things that could potentially make us happier, than accepting the challenges…

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Remembering our greatest achievements

Luca and Tjasa: This time we were the world champions, we were the couple everyone had their eyes on, we had to confirm our status and win the title again. We can honestly say that the month before the world championship in Milan was the worst in our career…

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Typical Day in the Life of a Dancesport Athlete

Luca and Tjasa: Ever wondered how dancers spend their days? Here is how we spent our days during the years of our competitive career …

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My first trip to the temple of dancing

Luca: When people ask me which event marked the beginning of my career as a dancer I cannot go without mentioning my first trip to what was called the “Temple of the Ballroom Dancing”: Winter Gardens in Blackpool …

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7 interesting facts from a dancer’s life

Luca: 7 interesting facts from our lives, ranging from superstitions and scary flights to the best ZOO.

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My dancing idols

Tjasa: What makes someone an idol, an example for others to follow? A bright shining star to which we all aspire? There are several different dancers who inspired me during my career and who still continue to do so today…

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Why do I dance?

Tjasa: The most common question I get asked is: “Why do you dance?” And the answer? A very clichéd “because it makes me happy” …

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