DALLAS, Texas. — A neighborhood dance troop took absent 3 best titles at a nationwide dance opposition.
Christi Leonard’s Dance Academy, centered out of Carl Junction, Missouri and Miami, Oklahoma, were acknowledged as Grand National Champions with a Huge Team – Line Junior Crystal Grand Showcase titled, “All Aboard” (underneath).
Leonard’s group is composed of 20 dancers – 13 of which are previous title winners.
In addition to the Massive Group’s recognition, Leonard’s dancers acquired another Grand National Champion title in the Modest Group Senior Diamond division with a modest team number titled, “Fever”. Dancers right here array from 14 – 18 several years outdated.
The last dance to choose residence the honor of 2nd Place overall was a Junior substantial team titled, “Burning Love”. Dancers selection in age from 6 – 10 many years old.
Leonard said the group’s do the job has compensated off after commencing choreography in November of very last 12 months. Due to the fact then, they have practiced almost every weekend, according to a launch. Dancers competed in regional dance competitions all over the spring in preparing for this national dance competition.
The up coming halt for the “All Aboard” dancers is Disney Earth where they have been invited to execute on the Disney Entire world Phase in Orlando, Fl in July 2023.
“My dancers worked so tough all year preparing for this minute,” claimed Leonard. “I could not be much more proud of them and I am so energized for their achievement.”
Christi Leonard’s Dance Academy has two studio locations: Miami, Oklahoma and Carl Junction, Missouri.