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AUSTRALIAN LATIN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP - LDA FAMILY RESULTS

Management Latin Dance - Tuesday, July 18, 2017

AUSTRALIAN LATIN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

LATIN DANCE AUSTRALIA STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS RESULTS




CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR AMAZING #TEAMLDA YET AGAIN!🏆🏆🏆

At LDA we are so fortunate to have such an AMAZING team that creates what we believe to be a place of growth in areas like dance and social.
This weekend we saw yet another year of huge success on stage at the Nationals but the biggest achievement and success was off the stage. 
It was a pure gift to see the sportsmanship, comradery and support all LDA FAMILY members shared together and with others.
The hardwork, persistence and consistency of our amazing STAFF and STUDENTS have led to the level of LDA SOCIAL and STAGE dancers reaching amazing heights.
Congratulations to all our amazing LDA FAMILY who coached, competed and came along to support our dancers. 
LDA Won 15 NATIONAL TITLES in Salsa, Bachata, Reggeaton and Cha Cha!

"TROPHIES RUST BUT MEMORIES LAST FOREVER!"

Here are the results of #TEAMLDA at the Australian Latin Dance Championships 2017 - Finals Weekend.

** LDA’S NEWEST ALDC NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! **
1st Amateur Cha Cha Soloist – Pearl Lee 
1st ProAm Latin Duets – Artia Zandian and Christine Fletcher 
1st ProAm Bachata Freestyle Couples - Kylie Refalo Clark and Shehan Malinga Dias
1st ProAm Bachata Standard Couples - Amir Joshan and Helen Linda Wilson
1st ProAm Masters Bachata Freestyle Couples – Rebecca Vallejo and Geoff Speiser
1st Open Latin Fusion Teams - Modus Vivendi Ladies 
1st Open Reggaeton Teams - LDA Reggeatoneras
1st Open Bachata Large Couples Teams - LDA Bachata SWAT
1st Open Bachata Small Couples Teams- Modus Vivendi Pro
1st Pro Bachata Non Cabaret Couples - Nestor Manuelian & Kylie Refalo Clark 
1st Pro Bachata Cabaret - Couples Nestor Manuelian & Rebecca Vallejo
1st Pro Bachata Freestyle Couples - Nestor Manuelian & Kylie Refalo Clark
1st Pro Salsa Cabaret Couples - Artia Zandian and Miranda
1st Pro Bachata Soloist - Kylie Refalo Clark
1st Pro Salsa Male Freestyle Showdown – Artia Zandian

** 2ND PLACE AWARDS!**
2nd Amateur Latin Couples - Max Morte and Zina Gulisano 
2nd Amateur Salsa Soloist - Sergio Cabrera Arismendi
2nd Amateur Salsa Soloist - Pearl Lee
2nd Amateur Bachata Couples - Geoff Speiser and Kat James 
2nd ProAm Bachata Couples Cabaret - Nestor Manuelian & Monique Teran 
2nd ProAm Bachata Couples Standard - Nestor Manuelian & Kat James
2nd ProAm Bachata Couples Freestyle - Nestor Manuelian & Monique Teran
2nd ProAm Bachata Freestyle Couples - Katrina Quintal and Geoff Speiser
2nd Open Bachata Large Couples Teams - Modus Vivendi Bachata 
2nd Open Reggaeton Teams - LDA Reggaeton SWAT 
2nd Open Salsa Duets - Katrina Quintal and Saki Sano Francisco
2nd Pro Bachata Freestyle Couples - Amir Joshan and Katrina Quintal
2nd Pro Bachata Cabaret Couples - Brian Francisco and Saki Sano Francisco 
2nd Pro Salsa Couples Standard - Steven Goldsmith and Jessica Lai
2nd Pro Salsa Female Soloist – Alana Zammit

** 3RD PLACE AWARDS! **
3rd ProAm Masters Bachata Standard Couples – Rebecca Vallejo and Geoff Speiser
3rd Open Salsa Duets - Alana Zammit and Maia Samba
3rd Open Salsa Teams - Modus Vivendi Ladies Project
3rd Open Latin Couples - Keith Hattersley and Laura Caloia
3rd Semi Pro Bachata Couples Freestyle - Scott Edmonds and Magdalena Neilson
3rd Pro Bachata Cabaret Couples - Amir Joshan and Mercedes Olivera (TS)
3rd Pro Salsa Couples Freestyle – Steven Goldsmith and Jessica Lai

** NATIONAL FINALIST! **
Finalist Amateur Salsa Soloist - Janja Jurkovic
Finalist Latin Fusion Shines Teams - Modus Vivendi Bachata Men
Semi Pro Samba Soloist - Maia Samba

CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE!!!

LDA CREW AT THE AUSTRALIAN LATIN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

Management Latin Dance - Monday, July 11, 2016
TROPHIES AND MORE TROPHIES
CHECK OUT LDA RESULTS!



Just like those over eager stage mums biting our nails on the sided-line, we’ve watched many of our very own take on the floor at the Australian Latin Dance Championships. With the outstanding dedication, undeniable measures of improvement, absolute kick ass performances and an overall sense of team and support, it is impossible not to revere in the success and get excited at the boxes of trophies that came home. 
Congratulations to every single competitor and their coaches for impacting the industry and inspiring the masses with your achievements and success. 
Good luck in the finals – we’ll be cheering!!

*** CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR STAFF and STUDENTS***

With 17 new ALDC NSW STATE CHAMPIONS and 30 dancers in the top 3 through the National Titles, we wanted to congratulate and say thank you to all our Staff and Students for representing LDA SO WELL!! The Comradery and professionalism you all showed was 2nd to none.
With an outstanding showing, the team accumulated 17 - 1st Places, 8 - 2nd Places and 5 – 3rd Places and the Australia Latin Dance Championships

NATIONAL TITLES

** CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR LDA STAFF AND STUDENTS FOR AN AMAZING WEEKEND!! **
--- 12 NEW NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!! ---
AUSTRALIAN LATIN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 
LDA RESULTS 
1st - Amateur Bachata Partnered Team – M&E BACHATA TEAM 
1st - Amateur Bachata Couples – MERCEDES & AMIR (Independent) 
1st - Mixed Latin ProAm Duets – WANITA & ROBYN 
1st - ProAm Bachata Couples – CHRISTIAN & MEL 
1st - Open Samba Small teams – LDA SAMBA PRO 
1st - Open Latin Big Teams Shines – MODUS VIVENDI LADIES 
1st - Open Mixed Latin Partnered Teams – THE BODY PART TEAM 
1st - Open Bachata Partnered Teams - LDA SWAT 
1st - Pro Salsa Partnered Teams – MODUS VIVENDI 
1st - Open Bachata Teams – LDA BACHATA SWAT 
1st - Open Salsa Couples – NESTOR & STEPHANIE 
1st - Pro Bachata Couples – CHRISTIAN & PASCALE (Salsettes) 
2nd - Pro Bachata Couples – NESTOR & REBECCA
2nd - Mixed Latin Big Teams Shines – REGGAETONERAS 
2nd - Amateur Ladies Bachata Soloist – HARRIETTA MANIAS
2nd - Amateur Mixed Latin Solo – CANDICE LOWDEN 
2nd - ProAm Bachata Couples – NESTOR & KYLIE 
2nd - ProAM Salsa Couples – NESTOR & SERA
2nd - ProAm Salsa Couples – MITCH & VANESSA 
2nd - Open Bachata Couples – MITCH & MERCEDES 
3rd - ProAm Bachata Couples – MITCH & CASSANDRA 
3rd - ProAm Masters Bachata – ELLICIA & KEITH 
3rd - Semi Pro Salsa Couples – ANDREW & SIDONIE

ALSO shout out to LDA competitors that did an amazing job either at States, WildCards and Nationals.
Congratulations once again to all of you and thank you for being so awesome, on and off the stage, we are very proud of you all!

STATE TITLES

AMATEUR DIVISIONS
1st Amateur Salsa Couples – Nadir and Andrea
2nd Amateur Salsa Couples – Daniel and Elena 
3rd Amateur Salsa Couples – Nelson and Kimberly
1st Amateur Bachata Couples – Mercedes and Amir 
3rd Amateur Bachata Couples – Nadir and Andrea
1st Amateur Samba Soloist – Candice Lowdan
1st Amateur Male Salsa Soloist – Sergio
2nd Amateur Female Bachata Soloist – Harrietta Manias
1st Amateur Bachata Teams – LDA M&E Bachata Team (Mitch & Ellicia)

SEMI PRO DIVISIONS
1st Semi Pro Bachata Couples – Brian and Saki
2nd Semi Pro Salsa Couples – Andrew and Sidonie

PROAM DIVISIONS
1st ProAm Bachata Couples – Nestor and Kylie
2nd ProAm Bachata Couples – Mitch and Cassandra
3rd ProAm Bachata Couples – Mitch and Janja
3rd ProAm Salsa Couples – Mitch and Julia
1st ProAm Bachata Masters – Keith and Ellicia
1st ProAm Latin Duets – Robyn and Wanita

OPEN DIVISIONS
1st Open Bachata Couples – Mitch and Mercedes
2nd Open Salsa Couples – Steven and Jessica Lai
1st Open Salsa Partnered Teams – Modus Vivendi
1st Open Big Latin Shines Teams – Modus Vivendi ladies (Katrina Quintal)
2nd Open Big Latin Shines Teams – LDA Reggeaton SWAT (Debralee)
1st Open Small Latin Partnered Teams – The body Party Team ( Jaime Jesus )
1st Open Samba Teams – LDA Samba Pro (Amy Mills)
1st Open Small Latin Solo Teams – LDA Reggeatoneras ( Debralee )
2nd Open Bachata Partnered Teams – LDA Bachata SWAT (Nestor & Katrina)

PROFESSIONAL DIVISIONS
1st Pro Salsa Couples – Nestor and Stephanie
1st Pro Bachata Couples – Nestor and Rebecca
1st Pro Salsa Male Soloist – Steven Goldsmith
2nd Pro Salsa Female Soloist – Alana Zammit
A big shout to the awesome dancers who didn't make it to the final rounds but did LDA very very proud nevertheless.

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL ONCE AGAIN and we cant wait to see how amazing you will all be at the NATIONAL FINALS!!

LDA AMAZES AT AUSTRALIAN LATIN DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Management Latin Dance - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

*** AMAZING RESULTS - CONGRATULATIONS LDA! 16 NEW NATIONAL TITLES *** 


The teams that represented LDA this past weekend at the Australian Latin Dance Cup NATIONAL FINAL, came back with some AMAZING RESULTS.
Our Amateur’s through to professionals showcased LDA’s talent by bringing back an abundance of medals.
Not only that but the sportsmanship, comradery and support they displayed to each other and also to competitors from all over NSW was second to non and a great honour for us here at LDA.


Photos by: Klick, Bob McGahan and from our students as well!


HERE ARE THE OFFICIAL FINALS RESULTS!


** 16 x 1st NATIONAL CHAMPIONS **
** 11 x 2nd Placings **
** 2 x 3rd Placings **
Total of: 29 Trophies and 41 placings...

Ladies Amateur SALSA SOLO: 2nd Joanna Swietlicka - 5th Koyomi Suzuki
Ladies Amateur CHA CHA SOLO: 1st Joanna Swietlicka
Amateur SAMBA SOLO: 1st Candice Lowden 
Amateur BACHATA COUPLES: 4th Nadir Degirmenci and Andrea 
Amateur SALSA COUPLES: 2nd Daniel Soo and Joanna Swietlicka - 4th Stefano Portaluri and Kimberly Seeto - 7th Ananth Sridhara and Elana Chandran
Amateur ZOUK COUPLES: Coached by Amit Arora (Zouk Sensation and LDA) - Ben and Alexia 1st ( Canberra)
Amateur SALSA SHINES TEAM: 3rd Sophie's Student Ladies team 
Amateur LATIN TEAMS: 1st LDA Reggaeton Student Team 
Amateur BACHATA TEAMS: 1st LDA Bachata Inter/Advanced Team 
Semi-Pro SAMBA SOLO: 3rd Louise Burridge 
Semi-Pro BACHATA COUPLES: - 1st Brian Francisco and Saki Sano Francisco
Semi-Pro ZOUK COUPLES: 1st Ifty Omar and Sandrina Clement
Open BACHATA COUPLES: 1st Nestor Manuelian and Stephanie Mackay
Open SALSA COUPLES: 1st Jaime Jesus and Jessica Lai
Open SALSA SHINES TEAM: 1st LDA/Modus Vivendi Ladies - 2nd LDA/Shines Brothers
Open SALSA TEAMS: 4th LDA Salsa Advanced SWAT Team
Open LATIN TEAMS: 1st LDA/Modus Vivendi Ladies, 2nd LDA Reggaeton SWAT 
Open BACHATA TEAMS: 2nd LDA Bachata SWAT 
Open SALSA DUETS: 1st Tiffany Burch and Alana Zammit
Pro/Am SALSA DUETS: 4th Nestor Manuelian and Daniel Soo
Pro/Am FEMALE BACHATA COUPLES: 1st Mitch Bilic and Cassandra McLean - 2nd Mitch Bilic and Angela (Canberra) - 3rd Nestor Manuelian and Angela Cheng - 4th Nestor Manuelian and Harrietta Manias
Pro/Am MALE BACHATA COUPLES: 2nd Keith Vallard and Ellicia McDonald
Pro/Am SALSA COUPLES: 1st Nestor Manuelian and Tiffany Burch - 2nd Jaime Jesus and Pearl Lee - 4th Mitch Bilic and Alejandra Araniba
Pro/Am ZOUK COUPLES: 1st - Amit Arora (Zouk Sensation and LDA) and Lana Giorgi (Canberra)
Pro MIXED LATIN DUETS: 1st Debralee Scarsseletta and Robyn Hutch
Pro MIXED LATIN SOLO: 2nd Steven Goldsmith 
Pro SALSA SOLOIST: 4th Steven Goldsmith 
Pro ZOUK COUPLES: 2nd Amit Arora (Zouk Sensation and LDA) and Emily Dibden (Canberra) - 4th Cesar Maltinti and Theresa Yim-Mckenzie
Pro BACHATA COUPLES: 1st Mitch Bilic and Ellicia McDonald - 2nd Nestor Manuelian and Katrina Quintal - 5th Steven Goldsmith
Pro SALSA COUPLES: 1st Petro Tappouras and Natalia Rakhimova - 2nd Nestor Manuelian and Rebecca Vallejo

We are very proud of you all!!

Also congratulations to all competitors for all around Australian that showed that this country presents not only a high level of latin dancers but also great team spirit and comradery.

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*** AMAZING RESULTS - CONGRATULATIONS!! *** FINAL RESULTS from NSW ALDC Titles:
The teams that represented LDA this past weekend at the NSW Australian Latin Dance Cup State Qualifier’s, came back with some AMAZING RESULTS.
Our Amateur’s through to professionals showcased LDA’s talent by bringing back an abundance of medals.
Not only that but the sportsmanship, comradery and support they displayed to each other and also to competitors from all over NSW was second to non and a great honour for us here at LDA.
HERE ARE THE OFFICIAL PLACINGS!
** 21 x 1st Placings **
** 8 x 2nd Placings **
** 3 x 3rd Placings **
** 1 x 4th Placing **
Ladies Amateur SALSA SOLO: - 1st Joanna - 2nd Koyomi 
Ladies Amateur CHA CHA SOLO: - 1st Joanna 
Amateur SAMBA SOLO: - 1st Candice Lowden 
Amateur BACHATA COUPLES: - 1st Nadir and Andrea - 3rd Chaz and Viki 
Amateur SALSA COUPLES: - 1st Daniel and Joanna - 2nd Stefano and Kimberly - 3rd Ananth and Elana 
Amateur SALSA SHINES TEAM: - 3rd Sophie's Students Ladies team 
Amateur LATIN TEAMS: - 1st LDA Student Reggaeton Team 
Amateur BACHATA TEAMS: - 1st LDA Bachata Inter/Adv Team 
Semi-Pro SAMBA SOLO: -1st Louise Burridge 
Semi-Pro BACHATA COUPLES: - 1st Brian and Saki 
Open BACHATA COUPLES: - 1st Nestor and Stephanie 
Open SALSA SHINES TEAM: - 1st Artia's Shines Brothers - 2nd Modus Vivendi Ladies Shines 
Open SALSA TEAMS: - 4th LDA Adv SALSA SWAT 
Open LATIN TEAMS: - 1st LDA Reggaeton SWAT 
Open CHA CHA TEAMS: - 1st Modus Vivendi ladies 
Open BACHATA TEAMS: - 1st LDA Bachata SWAT 
Open SALSA DUETS - 1st Tiffany and Alana
Pro/Am SALSA DUETS: - 2nd Nestor and Daniel 
Pro/Am FEMALE BACHATA COUPLES: - 1st Mitch and Casandra - 2nd Nestor and Angela - 3rd Nestor and Harrietta
Pro/Am MALE BACHATA COUPLES: - 2nd Keith and Ellicia 
Pro/Am SALSA COUPLES: - 1st Nestor and Tiffany - 3rd Mitch and Alejandra 
Pro MIXED LATIN DUETS: - 1st Debralee and Robyn 
Pro ZOUK COUPLES: - 1st Cesar and Theresa 
Pro BACHATA COUPLES: - 1st Mitch and Ellicia - 2nd Nestor and Katrina 
Pro SALSA COUPLES: - 1st Nestor and Rebecca - 2nd Petro and Natalia
Looking forward to seeing these amazing people bringing back some more National Titles this year back to LDA.
We are very proud of you all!!