South Island Salsa Competition 2015

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salsa zouk bachata cha cha salsa competition dance latin fire christchurch
salsa zouk bachata cha cha salsa competition dance latin fire christchurch

Wow everyone has returned home and now finally taking some time to write a thank you to everyone!!

Firstly the Latin Fire placings:
Youth/adult Salsa couple:
1st : Natasha & Nihal
2nd: Holly & Mike
2nd: Cameron & Kathy
Novice Beginners:
1st: Kate & Leigh
2nd: Latin Shine Teams
2nd: Showcase Teams
2nd: Salsa Teams

Where to start? To the sponsors Body Festival, Jeremy Sim, NZ Salsa Congress, NZ World Latin Dance Cup, NZ Salsa Open, Izadora Couture, Simpatico Hair Studio, Galaxy Tomatoes, Brazilian Beatz, NZouk a huge thank you, we couldnt have done it without your support!
To the studios, participants and audience wow your support every year is fantastic, such a great feeling back stage & each year the level improves so much!! We hope you enjoyed the new categories & that it didn't run you off your feet too much!
To the judges Pascale Anais SalsetteMarie-Louise HudsonAlfonso Rios,Alex Bryan & Steve Fernandez thank you for your continual professionalism and dedication to the Salsa Competition!
Man all the helpers (I hope I don't leave anyone out) Chris Forman (who goes above and beyond ever year), Jacob Rosevear and Marie-Louise Hudson (with the continual updating of the judging system), Christian Johan JacobChris FitzgeraldElora WalmisleyEdwin ReaMatilda Schnippering,Kathy ReeseLeo Becky Neves BatistaSaione GreerJeremy K-l Sim who worked behind the scenes to run the night a Huge Huge thank you!
One of the highlights of the night, the beautiful Koru Care children, thank you Lisa Fitzgerald for making them a part of the night!!
And a personal Hugest of thank yous from Warren & I to our Latin Fire family who as always carried themselves with passion, decorum and every year showing a huge love of dance and family. Salsa team: I couldnt have been prouder it looked stunning, Bachata team: well we always have to have one pressure cooked routine and we nailed it, I love it. Lastly to our ladies team, just wow, thank you for taking a journey with me and stepping our of your comfort zone, I cant believe how far you have all come (did some of you not ever want to compete? hee hee).
Also our brave beginner couple Leigh & Kate Rogers, you were just awesome and is just what a salsa competition should be about!
OMG our Youth dancers Holly HobbieCaitlin Quinn, Cameron, Georgia, Brieanna, Katlin Burnip & Natasha it was amazing to see you all smiling on the dance floor. You were amazing and I cant wait to see you grow more and more as dancers! 
Lastly Warren Frost (a wonderful husband and passionate dancer and choreographer), William Frost (you always come and support your parents with a big smile on your face) and Natasha (you made us so proud on the dance floor, how far you have come)! Dance takes away so much time from our family & your continual support with our crazy passion is unfathomable!! THANK YOU!
Well if anyone gets to the bottom of this never ending message you did well.
Thank you again and roll on South Island Salsa Competition 2016!!!