Blue Bubble lady at the Candlelight walk

Blue Bubble lady at the Candlelight walk.

blue bubble lady

On a not so frosty friday December 29th, 2013 following a fantastic thanksgiving feast, Robyn from Adventures in Dance donned her blue bubble lady and headed for the  little town center for the littleton candlelight walk. She and Bill danced out the door and drew enchanted children into the center to get a free copy of Andy’s bubble lady book. She signed books, danced and charmed children waiting for santa to arrive. Thank you Robyn!

Blue Bubble lady and candlelight kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Passing of Pumpkin Poles

Tea party pole
Tea party pole

With winter winking at me, I mourn the passing of this year’s pumpkin poles. Me and my family had the time of our life working on the Tim Burton tea party from Alice. My young artists spent countless hours in my garage painting faces on the Hatter, Hair and Cheshire Cat. Then I had the privilege of working with Grandpa’s Attic, In-Tea, and the Tayvern to put it all together.  All their hard work paid off with a first place for best pumpkin pole.  Thank you to everyone, and happy holidays.

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March Hair
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all in the tea party
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Weekly Reminder Adventures in Dance

September 3 2013

 

Tell a friend! Potluck Party Bring a buddy night! dancers partying

Friday, Sept. 6th from 8pm until 9:30ish

Come dance to your favorite tunes! We will be teaching micro lessons and line dances throughout the night to mix it up with all your friends and buddies.

Admission is $10 on your own, or $5 if you bring a buddy or something to share!

New! Get your Boot on! Salsa Boot Camp!

Salsa Boot Camp

Saturday Sept. 7th
from 10 am to 2pm,
$90 Per. person


Take a dance adventure into the exotic Latin dance of Salsa with this 4 hr. Boot Camp! Come delve into salsa dance deeper than you have before! $90 per person lunch included! Come delve into Salsa deeper than you have before! Located at Adventures in Dance 1500 W. Littleton Blvd. #207 Littleton Co 80120

Reserve your space today 720-276-0562

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Heart of America Dancesport and Kansas City trip.

With toes tingling and taillights jingalin Robyn, Bill and I took off at 6am thursday driving from Denver to Kansas City For the Heart of America Dancesport Championship. With the storms to our backs we made it in under 10 hours and Bill & Robyn rocked the floor and took first with the youth smooth championship.

Bill & Robyn
champions at the heart of america dancesport championship

Craig then Joined up with us and we danced in the pro am rhythm championships.

Bill, Holly, Craig, & Robyn
dancing in Kansas City

Bill took 1st, and Robyn did 4th out of 6.  Bill and Robyn then took 1 st in the novice rhythm division. Much later that night Craig and Holly Danced in the Professional Rising Star Ballroom,and took 4th.

Craig & Holly
Rising Star Standard

With the competition complete, the real fun began. The next day we took a trip to the Truman Presidential Library.

Craig & Truman
Craig feeling presidential

Where I met my new best friend, pete, the white house squirrel. I was so enamoured with him I invited him to join me at Adventures in dance. You can now meet him as well when you drop in to dance.

The next day we headed home. Along the way we stopped at the garden of eden in Lucas Kansas. This is one of the 8 wonders of Kansas. We even saw Dinsmore’s mummified remains.   Definitely a trip worth repeating. Join us next year!

garden of eden

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Holiday Dance Classis a winner

  Dancers from Adventures in Dance flew to Las Vegas last Wednesday December 8th to compete in the Holiday Dance Classic. This was the concluding event for the Global series. We were all very excited to be going
  Thursday morning dancers took to the floor to strut their stuff and vie for the top placements. The feathers flew and everyone ended with personal bests. Charles Gilliam took 2nd in all his smooth single dance events. Craig took 2nd in the global championship. 
  Friday and Saturday were spent sightseeing as the other divisions kept on dancing. We found the neon sign bone yard, and took a ride on a zip line. We then wrapped it up going to see the jersey boys.
  Sunday morning came all to soon. With a 8am curtain call, we were polishing the floorboards as the sun came up. Each competition heat was danced better than the last, and everyone hit personal bests y the end of the day. Craig took 6th in the championship standard rounds. Celebrities from “So You Think You Can Sing” and “Dancing with the Stars” concluded the evening with a musical review. This was a most memorable event! 

dancers at the ball

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Watch us online!

Can’t join us in Las Vegas? Watch us on line! We dance around noon on Thursday and again on Sunday! Check it out http://www.holidaydanceclassic.com/ Ready for the ball

The Holiday Dance Classic Championships are going live!

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starStreamers will be broadcasting LIVE for the Holiday Dance Classic Championships, broadcasting every minute of the competition using an online pay-per-view streaming video service. So for you folks who cannot make it to the Holiday Classic this year, but would like to see what’s happening, you now have a way to do so online. We are excited to offer this new capability at the Holiday Dance Classic Championships and know you will be excited to see all the events live online.
Some of the advantages of using this service includes the following:

  • Friends and family of competing Pro-Am dancers will be able to watch all the action from anywhere in the world.
  • Interact with fellow viewers using starStreamers’ competition chat.
  • Professional competitions will feature commentary from ballroom experts who will also be responding to viewers’ questions via our interactive chat window.
  • Our broadcast will also feature instant polling, allowing viewers to select their own winner of the People’s Choice Award for each style.
  • Special Discount – have complete access to all five days of dancing with our All Access Pass.

starStreamers Pricing:

  • Single Day Access: $9.95.
  • All Access Pass: See the whole competition for $29.95!.

Please visit the starStreamers site for more information and to purchase online streaming video sessions.

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Adventures in dance tests with honors

Congratulations to the Staff and students at Adventures in Dance. Saturday Oct. 2 they lined up to take medal exams with Coach Dennis Lyle. Excited students including Aaron & ally Virgo , Robyn Collins, Jareck Holmes, Jeremy & Patty Veil, Lyndon Cadiz, Mary Mattson, Char  Epstein, & Steve Malinowski took turns strutting their stuff before the judge then working with him for a mini coaching at the end. Then the big dogs hit the floor. Taking Jr. associate professional exams were Havilah Davis, Jeremy Pyrc, and Janet Jaecksch. Congratulations on graduating with top marks. Last of all, Holly Collins took her Professional International Latin exam. The day ended with everyone wiser and ready for more awesome dancing. Adventures in Dance is located at 1500 W. Littleton Blvd. #207, Littleton co. 80120, 720-276-0562 or www.adventuresindance.com

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Zombie Crawl Saturday Oct. 9

Join Adventures in Dance for the second annual Zombie Crawl.The 2nd Annual Scared.com Zombie Crawl will be held on Saturday, October 9 at 1:00pm in Littleton. Zombies will meet at Adventures in Dance in the Woodlawn Shopping Center where the Undead will have a chance to learn the dance from “THRILLER” and the “Monster Mash”. They will then be lead by a New Orleans Funeral Band down Main Street in Downtown Littleton where they can mix and mingle with the live residents there. The Crawl will end up at the Reinke Brothers Haunted Mansion where the Zombies that survived it with most of their body parts still intact will be treated to lunch with a Pig roast at 3pm. Prizes will also be given out to the most deserving Zombies who participated. For more detailed information go to the events page at Adventures in Dance.

Sincerely,
Holly Collins
Adventures In Dance

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Western Welcome Week!

Not a cloud was in the sky as dancers gathered at Adventures In Dance to get ready for Western Welcome Week on Saturday Aug. 21st. As the parade ended, we packed up our cars and made our way to the family stage on prince and main.

  The show kicked off with a super argentine tango by the dance adventure formation team. We then burned the floor with solos ranging from mambos, salsas & samba’s to swings, jives and cowboy cha cha’s. Fathers & daughters from the youth squad slid across the floor. The Thursday Waltz class took the floor and demonstrated a delightful waltz. Disco reigned as the formation team got down with stayin alive. It was followed by teaching the audience to do the line dance hustle. We kept the audience electrified with the electric slide. We smoothed out the show with some Foxtrots, Waltzes and Viennese waltzes. The stage was no boundary as a lively Quickstep went beyond the bounds into the audience. Everyone had a great time. Many thanks to all the dancers. They include, Craig, Robyn, Janet, Charles, Jeremy, Havilah, Adam, Rebecca, Melvin, Jessica, Aaron, Alley, Keith, Carol, Lyndon & Tatyana. You made the show special.

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