Listening to the Online Ballroom Congress today. Learning the life paths of each of the professionals and their Amazing insights is so inspiring! Chris Johnston, and Gary McDonald thank you for sharing so much amazing information. To quote John DePalma “the grass is greenest right under your feet”. Amen!!!!! You have seen so much we have a lot to learn from you ♥️
"Attending this Online Ballroom Congress helped improve my dancing massively and I learned more efficient strategies on how to become a serious competitive dancer."
I was very inspired listening to all of these coaches and you are making a huge mistake if you decide not to attend this amazing 4 day Congress!
Featured Expert Congress Lectures
I hand-picked these ballroom experts just for this event. They are top judges, teachers, and Professionals in the industry and have lots of valuable information to offer.
Despite their busy schedules, each of these speakers jumped on board for this event and promised to teach their best stuff — because they don’t want you to go through the same mistakes and setbacks they made… and they know that the right strategy or insight, properly applied, can change everything.
All I can say is, you are in for an amazing experience...below is an intro to the people who will be speaking at this congress.
October 7th Day 1
Finding Your Greatness can be hard...
How Emotional Mastery can amplify your life and take your dancing to the next level!
Host of the Online Ballroom Congress, Creator of Majic for Life, Author, Adjudicator, and US Professional Ten Dance Finalist Michael Johnson is the foremost authority on the integration of Emotional Mastery into Dance and Life. Your life will never be the same after this lecture. Michael cannot wait to take you on the journey of Emotional Mastery so that you can share your soul with the world.
The Formula That Creates Champions!
Winner of the International, European, United Kingdom, Blackpool Professional Latin Championships, as well as 8-time US Professional Latin Champion Corky Ballas shares his expertise. Corky has been training champions for years and knows what it takes and cannot wait to share this information with you!
How dance has the Power to change lives...
Internationally acclaimed Latin Finalist, SuperShag founder, Adjudicator and coach Chris Johnston speaks at the Congress today! Chris has an amazing perspective as he has been a part of the international Dancesport community in a variety of facets! Chris's insight on how to excel in competition is the perfect addition to help both the new and seasoned competitor grow immensely in their dancing!
Find your thing, Share it with the world!
First American to ever win the World Professional Ten Dance Title, Gary McDonald, speaks at the Congress today! Gary, as one of the faces of American Dancesport today, is a seasoned Adjudicator, Competition Owner, and Coach. We cannot wait for you to share in Gary's passion for his craft!
Dancing with passion and emotion at the next level
US and World Professional Smooth Champion, Valentina Kostenko, joins us in the Online Ballroom Congress today. Valentina is an elite competitor, excellent teacher, and an active adjudicator on the circuit. We can't wait to share with you Valentina's insights on the development of American Smooth over the last century as it has risen to become an extremely competitive and well-followed style in Dancesport.
The business of dance, the grass is greenest right under your feet!
Known to many as the Voice of Dancesport, Emcee, and Entrepreneur John DePalma speaks today about the business of dance! While all of our speakers are in the business of dance, John has honed in on a unique niche and has made an amazing name for himself in the industry. Learn about how dance and business come together as one!
How I.M. is the key to taking it to the next level
United States Professional Latin Finalist and World Showdance Champion Izabella Lewandowski speaks on how to take your competitive dancing to the next level today using her I.M. philosophy! It takes many facets to become a champion, and Izabella speaks on the integration of all of these key points in her lecture.
October 8th Day 2
Dr. Ruth Trimble
Don't let your Body stop you! How to keep your body
doing what you love!
We can't wait for you to hear from Dr. Ruth Trimble, a dance Physical Therapist and Professional Rising Star Smooth and Standard finalist. Ruth is excited to share her extensive knowledge with you about keeping your body healthy and happy while dancing.
The Keys to Winning a Championship
It has been an amazing year for 7 time US Latin Champion and World Finalist Ron Montez. Ensuing the release of his tell-all biography, Ron is gives an amazing lecture on what it takes to be a champion.
Taking your dancing to the next level with Stephan Krauel
World Professional Ten Dance Finalist and US Professional Latin Champion Stephan Krauel joins us today. Stephan is a well-respected member of the Dancesport community as he has been an adjudicator for many years as well as a competition owner and frequent Chairman of Judges. Find out how these various roles have affected Stephan's journey and the philosophy by which he judges in his lecture!
Finding your Superpower. How Self Awareness
can change everything
American Smooth Champion, Pro-Am Superstar, coach and, adjudicator Mazen Hamza, talks about his journey to the top. Learn about how finding your superpower can give you the self awareness to change everything.
Brent Thomas Mills
It's More than just the Music
Music Director & Producer Brent Thomas Mills brings musicality to our lecture series, discussing HOW music has built and enhanced his dance career. Owner/Creator of MusicMills Entertainment, bringing the largest online STREAMING Dancesport Music Library in the world. Additionally, he's created a Mobile App & Studio Software that functions FOR dancers and their musical needs. His music is used in over 120 events a year, all over the world. Brent is well versed in all things Ballroom. Enjoy Brent's unique perspective and years of expertise today at the Online Ballroom Congress!
How to light your dancing on fire with energy and passion
Professional Latin Champion, Creator of the High Heels Bootcamp, Competition Owner, Entrepreneur, and adjudicator Kasia Kozak joins the Congress today. We are so excited to have Kasia's energy and enthusiasm to be shared with our amazing audience. We know you will learn so much from this presentation!
A champion in the Professional Latin Category at the UK, US, International, and Blackpool Dancesport Championships, Nadia Eftedal graces us with her upbeat spirit and deep devotion to her craft. Her insight on leveling up will help you evaluate your goals no matter what level you are at!
Living Larger than life on and off the floor
A man who is truly larger than life, Louis Bar, brings his charisma and passion to the Online Ballroom Congress today. Former Ice Dance Champion and Olympian turned Professional Dancer, Louis now owns Competitions across the country and is one of the United States' top teachers.
The importance of refining your process
We learn the importance of understanding ourselves as dancers separate from our partner today with Champion Didio Barerra. As ballroom dancers, we often struggle to identify ourselves in dance separate from our partner. Didio speaks on behalf of why this is necessary and what it will help us achieve. Tune in for a great lecture today!
Learn from the Past, Love what you do
Originally from Russia, Irina and her husband Igor are Standard Champions at all major world events. Today, they own two competitions together, adjudicate, and coach. Irina is a ray of sunshine always and her lecture is no different. Her smile and eagerness for learning speak through her skills as a coach and as a speaker on today's lecture. Feel Irina's passion and be inspired on today's Online Ballroom Congress session!
You're a Dancer your body matters, how to take it to the next level
Seven time US Professional Standard Champion. Maria is passionate about a healthy body and how it contributes to a successful dance career. As an adjudicator and coach, Maria is always excited about sharing her knowledge as a CHEK practitioner and how this certification guides her as a dancer and coach!
Discovering your unique identity through the art of ballroom dance
Amateur Latin Champion and Latin Pro Rick Robinson is lively, charismatic, and full of energy. Rick has a deep knowledge and love for the foundations of Latin technique but also has a great passion for hip hop and other styles of dance. Find who you are in dance with Rick in his lecture today!
How Preparation and presence can be the keys to success
United States Open Professional Finalist, World Professional Finalist and Top Rising Star winner Larinda McRaven answers the questions that we all want to know the answers to today on the Congress lectures! Larinda speaks on preparation and preparedness in the world of practice and competition. We can't wait to hear how you implement Larinda's advice into your own dancing!
October 10th Day 4
Doing what it takes! What the next generation of dancers need to do to become the champions of the future.
One of the foremost Ten Dance authorities in the country, Diana McDonald, joins the Congress today. After becoming the first World Professional Ten Dance Champion from the United States, Diana continues her legacy as an adjudicator, coach, and competition owner. She offers essential insight into what the young dancer needs to do to achieve greatness in an increasingly competitive dance industry.
How American Smooth is taking dance to the next level
Professional International Standard Champion and World Showdance Finalist Edward Simon speaks at the Congress today! Edward gives a great perspective of American Smooth, its roots, how it has changed in the twenty first century, and how is has changed the Dancesport industry forever.
Balance, Ballroom, and Business
U.S. Professional Latin Finalist and Dancesport business guru Wayne Eng. Wayne is both phenomenally successful in dance and business and put these passions to use together as he created the Dance Vision enterprise as well as owning many competitions. We know that Wayne's expertise will enlighten you when it comes to building your own brand in dance.
You Gotta Have Goals and Incentives!!
United States Latin Champion and organizer of one of the largest American Dancesport event, The Ohio Star Ball, Sam Sodano, joins us today. Sam is an enthusiastic character that is well known and loved within the community, but we are excited to give you the unique opportunity to learn how years of entrepreneurship have shaped him as a judge and teacher. Sam is excited to share his wealth of knowledge with you in his lecture!
How quality and attention to detail can fuel your success
Paul has won many major Standard Championships across the world in both the Amateur and Professional categories. Today, he actively adjudicates and owns and runs competitions. Join Paul today to learn how quality in your dancing will fuel your success!
Awaken Your Perception
In this lecture we hear from World Professional International Standard Champion, Luca Barrichi. We are so excited for Luca to share his expertise and knowledge with you and help you to awaken your perception in your dancing.
There's No Secret, Just Be You!
Dancesport would not be the same without the glitz and glam of costumes, makeup and hair. Get a glimpse into this aspect of Ballroom Dance through the eyes of the amazing Boyko, Ten Dancer turned hair artist to the stars. Share in Boyko's passion and expertise today at the Online Ballroom Congress.
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Applicable To Everyone Whether You Are Advanced Or Just Starting
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have been dancing your entire life!
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Having hours and hours of ridiculously valuable insights and experience will take you to the next level!
YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE! THE TOP OF THE LINE ONLINE BALLROOM CONGRESS THAT HAS HOURS OF AMAZING CONTENT,
I'm Michael Johnson. I have been teaching ballroom dance for over 30 years now and I am excited to share with you one of my passions. Ballroom dance has taught me so many things throughout my life and I know that whether you're just starting or a seasoned competitor, we have something to offer you!
I have spent the majority of my life following my passion and figuring out my purpose on this planet. On my journey, I've attained multiple championships and failed more times than I can count. I've spent years building championship level dancers that have cumulatively attained hundreds of championships. In the process, I've learned what works and what doesn't work when it comes to fulfilling your soul. This journey has lead me to know that it's now my turn to add so much value to people's lives that they are inspired to make positive changes and become better people.
If you are willing to put the work in, I, along with all of these other AMAZING Professionals, will help you take your dancing to the next level.
Michael A. Johnson
Owner of Majic for Life
U.S. Professional Ten Dance Finalist,
Coach, Adjudicator, Examiner,
NLP Master Practitioner,Certified Life Coach
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