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Friendly Competition at Academy
13 May 2014 - Alex

On Sunday 11 of May A&L Dance Academy organized a friendly competition between few of the local studios. There were couples from Portsmouth Gloucester and Southampton competing between each other. It was a very friendly and fun day accompanied by some wonderful dancing. Wishing you all the best in your future and see you soon!!!

Stars of the future 2012
31 Aug 2012 - Alex

Saturday 10th June 2012 was a long day but what a successful one. A & L Dance Academy members started competing at 9am and finished at midnight with Us bringing home the Top Teacher Award for Juvenilles and Juniors for 2012 and Top Teacher Award for 2012 for children and adults. Well Done everyone. We were proud of you all…

The results were as follows:

Juvenille beginners ballroom
Tom Davies and Caitlin .heaseman – 3rd
Matt Townend and Ellen Cull – 4th

Juvenille open 4 dace ballroom
George Hedges and Maria Allen – 2nd

Junior Beginners ballroom
Sean Munroe and Lilyia Poole – 7th

Junior under 14s Ballroom
Sasha Ward and Inesa Bakanauakaite – 7th

Juvenille beginners Latin
Matthew Townend and Ellen Cull – 1st
Tom Davies and Caitlin Heaseman – 3rd

Juvenille open 4 dance
George Hedges and Maria Allen – 2nd

Junior Beginners Latin
Sean Munroe and Liliya Poole – 1st

Junior under 14s Latin
Egor Makerenko and Mae Mae Chan – 3rd
Sasha Ward and Inesa Bakaunaskaite – 8th
Kobe Malik and Manon Davies – 8th

Under 35 beginners Ballroom
Benjamin Lomax and Hannah Flower – 4th
Jake Verma and Emma Nottingham – 7th
Daniel Szabo and Fi Davey – 24th
Gareth Ward and Melissa Levitt – 22nd
Nick Reeve and Hannah Russell – 25th
Olli Woods and Vikki Chinchen – 31st
Chris Power and Hannah Desborough – 17th

Over 35 beginners ballroom
Ian and Suzanna Guerney – 28th

Under 35 pre championship ballroom
Craig Holes and Emma Norgate – 2 nd

Over 35 pre championship ballroom
Steve and Tina Holes – 3 rd

Under. 21 Ballroom
Miles Chapman and Lorna Arnold – 4th
Jordan Sahota and Georgia Blatch – 13th

Amateur ballroom Championship
Alex Robinson and Kirsty .sahota – 9th

Under 35 Beginner Latin
Daniel Szabo and Fi Davey – 6th
Jake Verma and Emma Nottingham – 12th
Chris Power and Hannah Desborough – 12th
Nick Reeve and and Hannah Russell – 18th
Gareth Ward and Melissa Levitt – 17th
Oliver Woods and Vikki Chinchen – 22nd

Under 35 Intermediate Latin
Benjamin Lomax and Hannah Moore – 6th

Under 35 Pre Champ Latin
Matthew Harmer and Louise Brown – 1st
Craig Holes and Emma Norgate – 9th

Amateur Latin
Alex Robinson and Kirsty Sahota – 9th

Under 21 youth Latin
Tabari Salmon and Sophie McCoy – 3rd
Miles Chapman and Lorna Arnold – 6th
Matthew Dean and Sohie Webb – 7th
Ernestis Deringis and Veronika Hardaeker – 8th
Jordan Sahota and Georgia Blatch 9th
Harrison Keep and Aimee Falvey 12th
Elliott Hyrycz and Alexandra Harradine – 15th
Callum Connolly and Justine Jarrold – 16th

Kai and Natalia on Britains Got Talent 2012
27 Apr 2012 - Alex

Kai Widdrington and Natalia Jeved, two pupils of A&L Dance Academy wowed the judges on Britains Got Talent on Saturday 21st April 2012, achieving all Yes votes from the judges putting them through into the next round of this talent show! Kai and Natalia have been dancing since 2010, and train every week in A&L Dance Academy in Hedge End. They won Junior World Latin-Amercan Championships in Paris in 2010, and are climbing up the ranks in youth. All at A&L Dance Academy are very happy and proud of Kai and Natalia and will support them all the way! Good Luck guys!!!

Champions of Tomorrow 2012 Competiton
15 Jan 2012 - Alex

2012 started off with a bang! The first competition of the year in the famous Winter Gardens Ballroom,Blackpool. Well done to all A & L Dance Team, we came away with some fabulous results!!

Oliver Chatwood and Jasmine Saunders – 2nd Place in the Juvenille 6 Dance
Oliver Beardmore and Maria Allen – 4th Place in the Juvenille 6 Dance
William Bannister and Sophie Smith – 1st Place in the Junior Under 14s Ballroom
William Bannister and Sophie Smith – 1st Place in the Junior Under 14s Latin
Sean Munroe and Liliya Poole – 3rd Place in the Junior Beginners Ballroom
Sean Munroe and Liliya Poole – 2nd Place in the Junior Beginners Latin
George Kennett and Grace Poole – Semi Finalist of Junior 10 Dance
David Cockram and Katie Geddes – 3rd Place in Junior 10 Dance
Kobe MAlik and KAtie Frances – 4th Place in Under 14s Latin
Sasha Ward and Inesa Bakanauskaite – 6th Place in Under 14s Latin
Craig Holes and Emma Norgate – 3rd Place in Under 35 Pre-Championship Ballroom
Craig Holes and Emma Norgate – 5th Place in Under 35 Pre-Championship Latin
Jordan Sahota and Georgia Blatch – Semi Finalist in Under 21 Ballroom and Latin Championship
Tabari Salmon and Sophie McCoy – 5th Place in Under 21 Latin Championship
Miles Chapman and Lorna Arnold – 5th Place in Under 21 Ballroom Championship
Miles Chapman and Lorna Arnold – 6th Place in Under 21 Latin Championship
Kai Widdrington and Natalia Jeved – 4th Place in Under 21 Latin CHampionship
Kai Widdrington and Natalia Jeved – 6th Place in Under 21 Ballroom Championship
Ernestis Deringis and Veronica Hardaeker – Semi Finalist in Under 21 Latin Championship
Matthew Dean and Sophie Webb – 7th Place in Under 21 Latin Championship
Matthew Dean and Sophie Webb – 7th Place in Under 21 Ballroom Championship
Elliott Hyrsz and Alexandra Harridine – Semi Finalist of Under 21 Latin Championship
Ian and Suzanna Guerney – Semi Finalist in Over 45 Beginners Ballroom
Daniel Szabo and Helen Greenhowe – 14th place in Under 35 Beginners Ballroom

Well Done to you all. See you at the next competition.Work Hard…

British National Championships 2011
15 Jan 2012 - Alex

Alex and Lisa – Professional Latin Championships – 2nd Place (4th year running!)
Oliver Beardmore and Maria Allen – Under 12 Latin – 3rd Place, Ballroom 4th Place
Oliver Chatwood and Jasmine Saunders – Under 12 Ballroom – 2nd Place, Latin 4th Place
David Cockram and Katie Geddes – Junior Under 16 Latin – 5th Place, Ballroom 7th Place
Elliot Lyhgoe and Amy Hossin- Junior Under 16 Latin – Semi Finalist
Kobe Malik and Katie – Under 16 Latin – Top 23
Kai Widdrington and Natalia Jeved – Under 21 Latin – 4th Place
Miles Chapman and Lorna Arnold – Under 21s Latin and Ballroom – Semi Finalists
Lawrence James and Aimie Leak – Under 21s Ballroom and Latin – Semi Finalists
Matthew Dean and Sophie Webb – Under 21s Latin – Top 17
Tabari Salmon and Sophie McCoy – Under 21s Latin – Top 17
Ernestis Deringis and Veronica Hardaeker – Under 21s Latin – Top 17
Elliott Herysz and Alex Harradine – Under 21s Latin – Top 20
Jordan Sahota and Georgia Blatch – Under 21s Ballroom – Top 24
HArry Keep and Katie Vickers – Under 21s Latin – Top 24
Callum Connolly and Justine Jarrold – Under 21s Latin – Top 26
Steve and Tina Holes – Over 50s Latin – 2nd Place

Top Teacher Award 2011
17 Jun 2011 - Alex

Summer 2011 started with a very pleasant news! AS usual A&L Team traveled to Brentwood near London to take part in Stars Of The Future 2011. This event is always run in June and is one of the biggest dance school events in the country. The results of all the couples accumulated and teacher who trains them achieves an award. We were very pleased and surprised when we received a Top Teacher Award (for juniors and juveniles)and very proud of all the couples who did well in this competition!!! Keep Dancing…

Open to the World WDC Championships in Disneyland Paris
25 Jan 2011 - Alex

Despite this festival being very new, it is certainly becoming one of the most popular events to dance in! Right in the heart of Disneyland near Paris, top dancers from all over the world are competing to gain the world title. And the best thing about this competition it is totally open to everyone!
This year A&L Team have participated in this event and what a successful weekend we all had.
The results were:
Tabari Salmon and Sophie McCoy 7th Place in the Under 19 Worlds Ballroom Championship
Tabari Salmon and Sophie McCoy 12th Place in the Under 19 Disney Cup Latin Championship
Lawrence James and Aimie Leek 4th Place in the Under 21 Disney Cup Latin Championship
Kai Widdrington and Natalia Jeved 1st place in the Under 16 Worlds Latin Championship!
Kai Widdrington and Natalia Jeved 3rd place in the Under 16 Worlds Ballroom Championship
Alex and Lisa also competed this year in the Disney Cup Professional Latin Championships which was one of the World Ranking Events and they finished in 11th Place…

Great Results had by all. Well done everyone. We will certainly see Disney next year!

Forthcoming

We do regular shows, lectures and lessons. We teach ballroom and latin. We also teach hip-hop and street dances. Check our availability and check our timetable and classes. Nearest forthcoming event:

Autumn Ball
18 Oct 2014 (5days) - Alex

AUTUMN BALL
Come and enjoy a special dance evening in our dance studio
Saturday 18 of October
8.00pm till 11.00pm

•First class Cabaret by UK 10 dance Champions Freypor Ossurarson and Sophie Webb
•Plenty of Social Dancing
•Buffet
•Raffle
•Fabulous music all night long
•Price £15.00 per person

For tickets please contact Lisa on 07887877095
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Social Dances
20 Dec 2014 (3days) - Alex

Social Dances
For year 2014
At A&L Dance Academy
February 22
March 29
April 26
May 31
June 28
July 26
August 30
September 27
October 25
November 29
Christmas Dance 20 of December (tickets only)

Come and enjoy Ballroom, Latin and Sequence Social Dancing at our studio. Great atmosphere, big sprung floor, carefully selected music…
8.00 pm till 10.30 pm
£5.00 per person
You can purchase tea, coffee, and soft cold drinks. You are also welcome to bring your own drinks…