XS Coach wins ISTD Scholarship
XS Latin coach, David Mallabone, has been awarded the 2012 Phyllis Haylor Scholarship by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.  

This prestigious annual award, open to professionals who have passed their Associate examination with a highly commended mark, is awarded at the ISTD Congress, held in Worthing each year.  The prize is given to a dance teacher who it is believed has a promising future in the profession and David was congratulated on his ‘dedication and commitment to dance’.

XS Latin are extremely proud of David for receiving this well-deserved accolade. We would like to offer him huge congratulations and express our thanks for all the hard work he constantly puts into both teams.
XS Latin leads workshops at Capezio Store

On Tuesday 21st August, XS Latin will be leading instore latin formation workshops at the Capezio London flagship store in Covent Garden.  There will be a series of 45 minute workshops with sessions aimed at different ages and abilities.  Beginners are very welcome to attend.

To celebrate the event Capezio will be offering exclusive instore discounts on the day.  If you would like to come along and join in the fun then places are strictly limited and you will need to book at capeziolondon@capezio.com.

XS Latin celebrates a successful year.

On Monday June 25th the XS Latin Club celebrated a successful year with its annual team dinner.  

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XS Latin retains its UK Adult Formation Championship title

Although five teams were scheduled to perform in the UK Adult Formation Championships 2012, only two teams arrived to compete. Despite the disappointment of three teams not appearing, the competition provided an excellent opportunity for XS Latin A and B teams to perform Bat Out Of Hell and Cabaret in front of an appreciative audience.

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XS B success at British Open Championships 2012

XS Latin B, despite fielding some very new members, put together a superb performance at the 2012 British Open Championships to achieve its best result to date.  The team, dancing at its first ever British Open, produced a display exceeding expectations and performed with real clarity and attack to finish in a very pleasing 4th place, one place behind the A team and the highest placed B team in the Championship.  

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XS Latin debuts new routine at British Open Championships 2012

XS Latin debuted its brand new Bat Out Of Hell routine at the recent British Open Championships in Blackpool.  The team, including several new members, gave a good performance of the Meatloaf inspired choreography, which was very well received by the audience in the Empress Ballroom.

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Casting Session for 2012 Season Attracts New Talent

Over 50 dancers attended the XS 2012 Casting session held on Monday 9th January at Milton Community Centre. The dancers represented a wide range of abilities from complete beginners in Latin American dance to very experienced competitors. 

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“Cha cha cha your way into 2012” – News & Crier

Article published in the Cambridge News & Crier – 5 January 2012

XS Latin A and B Team Casting Session for the 2012 Season

The 2012 season will see XS Latin A dancing a very exciting new routine and XS Latin B building on their Cabaret programme.

Castings for both teams for the new season will take place on Monday 9th January at Milton Community Centre from 20:20 to 22:20.  Dancers aged from 15 to 40 are welcome to attend, regardless of levels of experience.  You do not need to bring a partner and you do not need to have had any previous latin formation experience to come along.  To compete with one of our teams you must not be a professional ballroom or Latin American dancer or a professionally qualified teacher of dance with one of the recognised dance teaching organisations (e.g. IDTA, ISTD, NATD etc).

If you would like to find out more or would like to join XS Latin but are unable to attend the casting session then please email sophie@xslatin.org or david@xslatin.org.

For directions to the Milton Community Centre, check here

XS Latin ends 2011 in style in Vienna

XS Latin A and B teams travelled to Vienna for the annual Danube Cup on 17th December 2011.  The first division had an entry of 13 teams, including the recent World Championship finalists Zwölfwaxing A team, the German first division team Backnang A team and XS Latin A team. The second division had an entry of 11 teams and was XS Latin B team’s first international competition.

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Dancesport Latin Training resumes in January

That there will be no Dancesport Latin Training on the 15th December as XS Latin will be travelling to Vienna very early on the 16th to compete in the annual Danube Cup. Therefore, there will be no DLT on the 15th, 22nd, or 29th December. The class will resume again on the 5th Jan.

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