Posted in B Team8 May 2011
XS Latin is starting a brand new B team! Aimed at those dancers who do not think that they have the time or experience to dedicate to joining the A team, the B team will train on Thursdays from 6.30pm to 8pm and will be dancing a brand new routine. Dancers of all levels, including beginners to latin american dance, are warmly invited to join. For further details then please contact us
The XS Latin Junior team danced its new Night Fever routine in the British Junior 6-8 couple competition today, the first time they have danced this routine in competition. The team included 4 dancers making their competitive debut in a formation team and were pleased to dance a performance that Head Coach, Matt Scales, believed was the best they had danced this routine this far.
Posted in Competitions,Junior Team30 April 2011
XS Juniors danced their first 4 couple competition today, performing the new 4 couple Hairspray routine in the British Junior Formation Championship. The team performed very well and were disappointed to just miss out on a semi-final place, finishing 15th out of 26 teams.
Posted in A Team,Shows13 March 2011
Move It! is always a big event in the dance calendar and this year was no exception with dance stars Flawless, Akai, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace and Twist & Pulse, amongst others, all featuring on the main stage at the London Olympia event. XS Latin was delighted to perform in this line-up, proudly presented by its sponsors, Capezio Dancewear. Despite the size of the stage, much smaller than the team are used to performing on, the show was a success and was very well received by the capacity audience.
Posted in A Team,Press6 January 2011
Article published in the Cambridge News & Crier – 6 January 2010
Posted in A Team,Competitions5 December 2010
In their final competition of an intense 2010 season, XS Latin travelled to Perchtoldsdorf in Austria to compete in the Donaupokal Formation International. Nineteen teams from across Europe entered the competitions and, after dancing their best performance of the year, XS were delighted to finish in fourth place in the Donaupokal Cup. This represents the team’s best result overseas and sets them in good stead as they prepare for the 2011 season.
Posted in A Team,Competitions19 November 2010
The 2010 British National Formation Championship, held in Blackpool, was the biggest national formation competition in many people’s memory, with 7 teams competing for the title. After a semi-final and an exciting final, XS emerged triumphant to become 2010 British National Champions, with nine of the 11 judges marking them in first place.
Posted in Junior Team1 November 2010
XS Latin Junior team is delighted to welcome Matt Scales on board as its new Head Coach. Matt has been trained by the Lait School of Dance and will be taking over the reigns of Junior Head Coach from Bruce. Matt is very much looking forward to his new role with the team.
Posted in A Team,Competitions31 October 2010
The 2010 World Formation Championships proved to be a very exciting event. After never placing in the top 3 at a world championships, the hosts, Russia, won the gold medal. Vera, dancing Ever Shining Star, their tribute to Michael Jackson, took the top spot with a majority of second places. Zuvedra, Lithuania, danced a beautiful final to take the silver medal, while the title holders, GGC Bremen, debuted their new routine, Genesis, to take the bronze.
Posted in A Team19 October 2010
As XS Latin prepares to head to Moscow to represent England in the 2010 World Latin Formation Championships, it is proud to announce that it is being sponsored by Capezio Europe. The Capezio brand has been synonymous with dance champions on the international stage for over 100 years and so XS Latin is delighted to be receiving the support of such an experienced and prestigious name. The team is working hard in preparation for Moscow and is hoping for its best ever performance at a World Championships, with the support of Capezio.
To find out more about Capezio Europe, visit Capezio Europe
Posted in Junior Team3 July 2010
Less than a month after making their first final XS Juniors have started work on a new routine. The team have begun to work on Night Fever, the routine which brought the adult team its third British National title.
The juniors are very excited to be working on this challenging routine and hope to debut it in the beginning of 2011.
Posted in A Team,Competitions6 June 2010
XS Latin have qualified to represent England at the World Latin Formation Championships (to be held in Moscow in October) after performing their new Priscilla, Queen of the Desert routine for the first time at the British Open Championships.