Something cool happened January 4, 2022! Thank you Gretchen Smith (my coach), Merry Keller (my practice partner), Lisa Holt (my Waltz tutor), and Taletha Jouzdani (my West Coast Swing tutor). I won first place in Silver Novice Pro-Am and in Diamond Novice Pro-Am. Gretchen tells me, "It takes a village to do something like this." … Continue reading UCWDC World Championships
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPW3MRzG9jE Novice Two-Step (and, duh, I don't own the music) I'm feeling grateful for such an amazing weekend filled with an equally amazing support structure. I made a major change to my dance circle in June and was accepted by Gretchen Smith onto her team. We went to work immediately learning four new routines. Two … Continue reading Lonestar Invitational
Had a fabulous time this past weekend at the Nashville Dance Classic. I won first place in the Silver and Diamond Pro-Am Newcomer divisions with my pro, Laura Thrash. Barbara Stone and I also won first place in the Silver and Diamond Couples Newcomer divisions. Tom and Laura, Cha Cha! Tom and Laura, Triple Two … Continue reading Nashville Dance Classic 2019
To https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEwCoOS3gJ4&fbclid=IwAR3QjCHGDA0RVbWs17O-d7ClM_ZqMhXsnjI1mWYwsZhnDGsjR740owvj_ko Tom and Barb performing Team Thrashdance's Newcomer Night Club Two-Step Routine at Studio 22's Margarita Madness 2019 to Kenny Chesney's "Everybody Wants to go to Heaven." Thanks to Jim Weber for sponsoring us.
Halo Neuroscience has released their new Halo Sport 2. You can go to the link and read up on yourself if you want (this post is about my experience with it), but the short description of what this device does is that it electrically stimulates certain areas of the brain to speed up physical training. … Continue reading Halo Sport 2 Training
The weekend of October 12, I competed in the Waltz Across Texas Country & Western Dance Competition. See my earlier blog post, Girls Like Guys Who Can Dance, for more information on my love of dance. Big Thanks to Greg and Laura Thrash of Team Thrashdance for their coaching and patience with us, to my lovely … Continue reading Waltz Across Texas 2018