2023 started off on the RIGHT FOOT, (corny dance humor there) with Riverfront DanceSport Festival which is is one of our favorites each year, and this year was no different! Thank you to Gert Roslender and Bill Sparks for being such gracious and kind hosts and putting on an amazing event to let our students shine! There is reason this comp is one of our favorites! 😉

Now, Let’s talk highlights!

Nilsa danced with her daddy in Latin taking first in all of her single heats, and we are so proud!

John danced with his instructor Coral and also took first in all of his single heats and won his Junior Closed Smooth and Rhythm 2 Dance Challenges!

Laura looked stunning on the floor and won her Ladies A International 3 Dance Challenge!

Carmen danced all 4 styles and took home several first places and won Top Silver Lady of the entire event!

James & Emily, an amateur couple took to the floor in their first competition and took first in all of their flights earning them Top Amateur Couple! What an achievement for their first event together!

After a small break from the competition floor, Mike waltzed back on without missing a beat! Mike took first in all of his single heats and earned 2nd place in the Gentleman’s Closed Newcomer American Rhythm 3 Dance!

Sharon and Angel danced all 4 styles earning many first place marks and winning the MVP Senior closed Smooth Challenge!

Madeline showcased her closed and open dance styles taking home lots of placements in her single heats and winning her Pro/Am American 6 Dance out of all levels and all age groups.

Beautiful in blue, Dorinna took to the floor with Angel taking home first and second placements in all her single dances and earned 2nd place in the Ladies C Closed Newcomer American Smooth 3 Dance.

Dana worked her legs in Rhythm taking home several placements in her single dances and earning 2nd place in the Ladies B Closed Bronze American Rhythm 3 Dance Challenge!

Every student danced amazingly, earning both Angel and Coral a spot in the Teachers Pot of Gold line up and launching Angel to the spot of Top Teacher of the entire competition! And if that wasn’t enough, Rhythm & Grace Dance Studio won Top Studio amongst several amazing studios! What a way to start the year! Thank you to our outstanding Rhythm & Grace Dance Family!