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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!!


SALSA SOLO 2014

Management Latin Dance - Monday, December 01, 2014

LDA STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS ONCE AGAIN DANCED TO IMPRESS!


Congratulations to all!


Pro Salsa Shines Teams – 1st Place - MV/LDA

Pro Latin Duets – 1st Place – Katrina Quintal & Martina Stevens

Pro Latin Shines Ladies – 3rd Place – Sophie Fletcher

 

Semi Pro Salsa Shines Ladies – 3rd Place – Meri Jankuloska (2nd international)

 

Pro Am Latin Couples – 1stst Place – Tammy Bucholz & Mitch Bilic

Pro Am Salsa Duets – 3rd Place – Koyomi Suzuki & Sophie Fletcher

 

Amateur Latin Shines – 1st Place – Alana Zammit (1st International)

Amateur Salsa Shines – 1st Place – Alana Zammit

 (1st International)

Amateur Salsa Shines – 2nd Place – Joanna Swietlicka

Amateur Salsa Shines – 3rd  Place – Erin Soo Kee

 

Also congratulations to our students that did a brilliant job, Candice Lowden, Louise Burridge, Nadir Degirmernci, Christina Chia and Carrie Alton.





LDA STANDS OUT AGAIN AT THE AUSTRALIA SALSA OPEN FINALS

Management Latin Dance - Monday, June 23, 2014

Australia Salsa Open 2014 Finals!




After brilliant results at the NSW state titles, LDA once again shine through at the ASO FINALS!!!
Check it out:

Teams:
1st Place - LDA Salsa Shines Team 
1st Place – LDA Reggeaton Team – Open Latin Solo Teams 
1st Place – LDA Samba Pro Team – Open Samba Teams 
1st Place – LDA/Modus Vivendi – Pro Bachata Teams 
3rd Place – LDA Bachata Adv – Open Bachata Teams
1st Place – LDA Bachata Inter/Adv - Amateur Bachata Teams
1st Place - LDA Adv Salsa team - Amateur Salsa Teams 

Couples:
1st Place – Debralee Scarselletta and Robyn Hutch - Pro Mixed Latin Duets 

2nd Place – Nestor Manuelian and Rebecca Vallejo – Pro Bachata Couples

2nd Place – Nestor Manuelian and Sophie Fletcher – Pro Salsa Couples 

1st Place – Brian Francisco and Saki Francisco – Bachata SemiPro Couples 

1st Place – Jaime Jesus and Jessica Lai - ProAm Salsa Couples 

1st Place – Nestor Manuelian and Tiffany Burch – ProAm Bachata Couples 

3rd Place – PatTito  and Federica Caciotosto – ProAm Bachata Couples

1st PLace - Sandrina Clement and Ifty Omar - Zouk Amatuer Couples 

2nd Place – John Santos and Melody Loli – Amateur Bachata Couples 


Solos:
1st Place - Amy Mills - Pro Samba Solo
1st Place – Erin Soo Kee – Amateur Salsa Solo 
2nd Place - Natalia and Dala - Salsa Duets 
2nd Place – Sophie Fletcher Watson– Female Pro Cha Cha Solo 
3rd Place – Jessica Taylor - Amateur Latin Solo

Photos and Videos coming up soon! Keep an eye out!

LDA AMAZING RESULTS ON THE AUSTRALIA SALSA OPEN STATE TITLES 2014

Management Latin Dance - Tuesday, June 10, 2014


CONGRATULATIONS TO LATIN DANCE AUSTRALIA 

for an amazing showing at the ASO NSW STATE TITLES


Here are our final placings: 

Latin Dance Australia ASO NSW State Title Results:

Teams:
1st Place – LDA Bachata Inter/Adv - Amateur Bachata Teams
1st Place - LDA Adv Salsa team - Amateur Salsa Teams
1st Place – LDA Reggeaton Team – Open Latin Solo Teams
1st Place – LDA Samba Pro Team – Open Samba Teams
1st Place – Modus Vivendi – Open Bachata Teams
3rd Place – LDA Bachata Adv – Open Bachata Teams

Couples:
1st Place – Nadir and Kim – Amateur Bachata Couples
2nd Place – John and Melody – Amateur Bachata Couples 
1st Place – Brian and Saki – SemPro Amateur Couples
1st Place – Nestor and Tiffany – ProAm Bachata Couples
2nd Place – Pat and Federica – ProAm Bachata Couples
2nd Place – Mitch and Tiffany – ProAm Salsa Couples
3rd Place – Natalia and Shaz – ProAm Bachata Couples
1st Place – Debralee and Robyn - Pro Mixed Latin Duets
1st Place – Nestor and Sophie – Pro Salsa Couples
3rd Place – Nestor and Rebecca – Pro Bachata Couples

Solos:
1st Place – Jessica Taylor - Amateur Latin Solo 
1st Place – Erin Soo Kee – Amateur Salsa Solo
1st Place – Sophie Fletcher Watson– Female Pro Cha Cha Solo
3rd Place – Sophie Fletcher Watson – Female Pro Salsa Solo

We are very proud of everyone!
All our students, pro-teams, couples and teams are through to the Finals happening from 19th to 22nd June!
Hope to see you all there cheering with our LDA Family!



LDA ROCKS THE SALSA SOLO COMPETITION AGAIN

Management Latin Dance - Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Yet another successful competition venture for LDA as we won 6 First places and 4 Runner Ups at the Salsa Solo 2013!

This year we had dancers representing in Salsa, Bachata, Samba and Reggeaton.

Congratulations to the team of 20 that traveled to Brisbane.

The winners were:

Youth Salsa Solo Runner Up – Lauren Da Luz
Amateur Salsa Solo CHAMPION – Sophie Fletcher Watson 
Amateur Latin Solo CHAMPION – Aya Shiragaki 
Amateur Latin Solo Runner Up – Brigitte Mason 
Amateur Latin Teams Runner Up – LDA Reggaeton 
Pro/Am Salsa On1 Couples CHAMPION – Nestor Manuelian and Sophie Fletcher Watson
Pro Latin Duets Runner Up – Debralee Scarselletta and Robyn Hutch 
Pro Salsa Duets CHAMPIONS – Katrina Quintal and Martina Stevens 
Pro Salsa Teams CHAMPIONS – Modus Vivendi Mens Team ( Nestor Manuelian, Ulysses Mclaren, Artia Zandian)



Congratulations also to Sandra Betrus, Erin Soo Kee and Xiaoshu Liu whom represented LDA so well.

2013 has been yet another amazing year for LDA competitors taking out multiple NATIONAL TITLES in Salsa, Bachata and Samba.

Looking forward to what's in store for 2014!

Check out full album: Salsa Solo Photos 2013

Follow some videos links from the event... More coming up:
Aya -  Video
Brigitte - Video
Katrina & Martina  Temporary video
Jaime & Martina - Temporary video






AUSTRALIAN SALSA OPEN CHAMPIONS

Management Latin Dance - Tuesday, June 18, 2013

More champions at LDA!




The Australian Salsa Open is over and Latin Dance Australia has once again shown why we are at the forefront of the Latin Dance Industry here in Australia. 

This weekend was true testament to the hard work that's been put into to our students and professionals at LDA. 

Our success is due to many factors but here are some:

- The support systems we have at LDA are not available or seen anywhere else . 
- The training methods and teachers we have in all styles is unmatched. 
- The encouragement and opportunities given to our members to excel is 2nd to none ... 
- The willingness to share and grow by students and teachers alike is a constant source of inspiration .... 



On top of that we also helped train dancers who represent other companies regardless of whether they work for LDA or not, as sign of our true commitment to help the whole seen grow. 

I would like to acknowledge all the dancers who represented LDA regardless of their placings . For us, what you have done is won your placing in our hearts for your pride in flying the LDA Banner.

We cant thank you all enough  You have paved the way for many many more dancers to walk the same path in years to come.


Check out the results:


Australian Latin Open Divisions

Latin Amateur Partnered Teams
1st Place - LDA Bachata SWAT 

Latin Open Partnered Teams 
1st Place - Modus Vivendi 
3rd Place - Modus Vivendi Project 

Latin Pro/Am Couples - $500 cash
1st Place - Amit & Theresa 

Latin Amateur Couples
1st Place - Brian & Saki 
2nd Place - Bastien & Sze 
3rd Place - Kevin & Jessica 

Latin Professional Couples 
4th Place - Christian and Marianne

Australian Salsa Open Divisions

Salsa Pro/Am Couples
1st Place - Nestor and Sophie
3rd Place -  Mitch and Theresa

Semi-Pro Couples
1st Place - Artia and Meri


Open partnered teams
1st Place - Modus Vivendi

Salsa Professional Couples 
1st Place - Mitch & Ellicia 


Australian Salsa/Latin Solo Divisions

Latin Open Soloist Teams
1st Place - Pro Samba Team 

Latin Amateur Soloist
1st Place - Stephanie Rigopoulos 
2nd Place - Brigitte Mason 
4th Place - Kevin Le Trividic

Open Duets
2nd Place - Ulysses and Artia 

Salsa Amateur Soloist
1st Place - Sophie Fletcher-Watson 

Salsa Semi-Pro Soloist 
1st Place - Artia Zandian



BIG FIESTA-QUEENS BIRTHDAY

Management Latin Dance - Monday, June 03, 2013

BIG FIESTA - OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY FOR ASO (AUSTRALIAN SALSA OPEN/NSW TITLES)

SUNDAY 9TH JUNE


Latin Dance Australia is joining forces with two of the biggest promoters in the latino scene ,MC RAFA (FAMA) and ANGEL MONTOYA (LATINOS FM) to bring you the party of all parties!


SALSA, BACHATA, CUMBIA, MERENGUE, REGGEATON you name it we are having it.

THREE AWESOME rooms dedicated to simply THE BEST in latin sounds!

Room 1 - REGGAETON with DJ's Hansito Kama and MISTERIO
Room 2 - TROPICAL LATIN MIX with Dj' ANGEL MONTOYA
Room 3 - SALSA & BACHATA with Dj's Alfredo and NESTOR

AMAZING FLOORS SHOWS and OFFCIAL AFTER PARTY of the AUSTRALIAN SALSA OPEN - NSW State Titles!!

Date: Sunday 9th June - Queen Bday Long Weekend
Venue: ST. JAMES HOTEL, 114 Castlereagh st, SYDNEY.
Party: DOORS OPEN 9PM.
Price: $15 prepaid or $20 at the door.

For more information contact Nestor on 0424 618 137

TICKETS ON SALE SOON AT LDA STUDIOS!

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LDA World Latin Dance Champions

Management Latin Dance - Tuesday, January 15, 2013

WORLD LATIN DANCE CHAMPIONS




Our Girls Return 
As World Latin Dance Champions

Welcoming Home Our Newly Crowned WORLD CHAMPIONS

As of December 15th 2012, LDA's Modus Vivendi and Australia were crowned The 2012 World Latin Dance Cup Champions in the Salsa Ladies Team Division. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of its members Jasmin McLaren, Rebecca Vallejo, Sandra Betrus, Marianne Dawson, Martina Stevens and led by Katrina Quintal, these 6 talented women were able to bring back the GOLD all the way from Miami, Florida. Up against stiff competition from countries like Colombia, USA, Japan etc, these girls blew the judges away with their fire, energy and precision above all their competition to take out first place.

Latin Dance Australia would like to congratulate the Modus Vivendi Ladies Team on this phenomenal success and also for being such an inspiration to your peers and students. Take pride in your results and success, well done Team!!