Richard started dancing in 2008 after realising the 'dreaded' first wedding dance was fast approaching.
A self professed owner of '2 left feet' left Richard quickly mastered Merengue.
He continued on with Salsa classes with his wife Shannon & realised his background in military drill teams helped with his timing & technique.
Richard is known on the social dance floor for his shenanigans and dancing with two ladies at a time.
Richard joined our instructors team in 2012 and is known for his precise & concise ability to help beginners with breaking down moves.
We love having Richard in our instructors team and he is an important part of Latin Fire Dance Academy, Christchurch.
It has been a long hard road, full of blood, sweat, bruises, and tears!
I wouldn't have made it out onto the stage without some amazing support.
My team mates from Latin Fire, especially Kathy Reese, Brenna Ogier, Mellinda Fitzgerald, Holly Hobbie, Nicola McCall, & Maeve Gresham.
Thanks to my flatmate Michael Hobbs for helping with my music and calling me moose!
Thanks to Donna Frost for your support and guidance.
Warren Frost thank you for kicking my arse when I wanted to throw in the towel.
And finally to my family, especially my husband for picking me up whenever I was down.
I love you all.
Wow!! I am thoroughly impressed!!
That is by far the best shine I've seen from your studio ( all good ones but you get the gist )...
That just wanted me to get up and ROCK with you!
Full of attitude, groove and passion... Loved it!! :)