Emily began dancing when she was 7 years old and immediately discovered her passion for Ballroom and Latin American dancing. She has won numerous national and international open titles in both Latin and Ballroom, under the guidance of world top coaches. From a young age, Emily achieved outstanding results. She won the Australian Junior Open Latin and Ballroom at the age of 13, Australian Youth Under 19 Open Latin and Ballroom at the age of 14 and Australian Youth Under 21 Open Latin and Ballroom at the age of 15. With great success in the 9 years of her dancing journey, she is now currently competing in the Amateur division (over 21 years) at the age of 16.
As well as dancing predominantly in Australia, Emily has also travelled overseas to train and compete in the UK, Italy, China, Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand and Latvia.
Alan has been dancing since the age of 11. He started dancing in group classes for about 6 months until he was introduced into the competitive scene and found his first dance partner. Having started in the lowest grade in the juvenile section (under 13), within a 1.5 years Alan managed to get to the highest grade of the juvenile age division and went on to make the highest grade in each subsequent age division.
In 2011, Alan competed in his first major championship event in Asia, the WDC World Cup – China Open. He successfully made it to the final of Asia Pacific Amatuer rising Star ballroom event.
Dancing has taken Alan across the globe and allowed him to take part in some of the most prestigious events as well as learn from some of the best dancers in the world, both past champions and current champions.
Countries which Alan has traveled to for dancing include China, Taiwan, Singapore, England, Germany, Italy and America.
Alan has been teaching for well over 12 years, since the age of 16. He started taking group classes for beginners and intermediate dancers to start paying for his own travels and dance lessons. Now, Alan teaches dancers of all levels from beginners through to experienced competitive dancers.
Alan also currently runs a social dance every Friday night in wantirna for all level of dancers in the Chinese Association of Victoria.
Currently, Alan trains under the guidance of his dear friend and coach Mr. Matthew Rooke, who he has been working with since 2011, when success started to come his way.
- 2015 Australian Junior Open Latin and Ballroom Champion
- 2015 Singapore Junior Open Latin and Ballroom Champion
- 2015 Malaysia Amateur Rising Star Latin and Ballroom Champion
- 2015 Malaysia Junior Open Latin and Ballroom Champion
- 2016 National Youth Open Ten Dance Champion
- 2016 WDC China Open Amateur Rising Star Ballroom Champion
- 2016 New Zealand Adult Open Ten Dance Champion
- 2016 New Zealand Youth Open Ballroom and Ten Dance Champion
- 2016 Australian Under 19 Open Latin and Ballroom Champion
- 2017 National Youth Under 21 Open Latin, Ballroom and Ten Dance Champion
- 2017 Australian Youth Under 21 Open Ballroom Champion
- 2018 Australian Adult Open Ballroom Finalist
- 2019 UK Universal Amateur Rising Star Ballroom Champion
- Multiple time Victorian open champion
- Queensland open champion
- Crown International Dancesport Champion
- Adelaide Spectacular Champion
- WDCAL Luna Park Champion
- 2 x Australian National Amateur Champion
- Outside Change Cup champion
- Singapore Asia Pacific Open Champion
- Taiwan Cup Open Champion
- Universal rising star Champion