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DWG Accomplishments

Dancing With Grace has accomplished quite a bit over the last 12 years. It is very important to note that without God and all the people that surround us, we would not have been able to accomplish anything.

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2012 Accomplishments
  • Christmas Party, Performances & Prizes For The Pinebrook Center (Elderly Home), Venice Fl. December 2012
  • Fundraiser for Poor Family, The Fox Jazz Café, December 2012
  • The Great American Teach Instructor, Cahoon Elementary, November 2012
  • Taught Dance & Choosing Joy Through Trials at Pace School For Girls, November 2012
  • Dancing With Our Stars Competition Lead Instructor, Co-Organizer, Central Pasco Chamber of Commerce, October 2012 (Winner of Most Original Choreography, People’s Choice Award, & Best Dressed Couple)
  • Performance & Speech For Club Politico, October 2012
  • Grand Opening Performances For Samba Room, October 2012
  • Performer and Judge of Dance Contest Fundraiser For The Elks Lodge, August 2012
  • Christmas In July For Veterans of the James A Haley Home/VA Hospital July/August 2012
  • Co-Chair & Instructor of National Dance Day Tampa, with The Creative Movement Company, at Rizing Starz Dance Academy, July 2012
  • National Dance Day Fundraiser Co-Chair, with The Creative Movement Company, at Rizing Starz Dance Academy, May 2012
  • Pageant/Modeling Coach, April 2012 (Winner Eleana Frangedis Miss Florida Teen America & Winner American National Beauty & 7 other pageants Ashlynn Diaz)
  • Speech & Performance for Pasco/Hernando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, March 2012
  • Head Judge, St. Petersburg Human Rights Festival, All Faiths Represented! March 2012
  • MC of the Florida State Fair Dancesport Festival Competition, February 2012
  • Florida State Fair Entertainment and Instruction, February 2012
  • Creative Director and MC, New Jersey International Salsa Congress, April 2012
  • All of these events ran consecutively with 12 hours of group lessons per week. Thank you to all of our volunteers who served the community through dance with us!
2011 Accomplishments
  • Tropicana Dance Performance/Instruction, November 2011
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Hispanic Heritage Event, October 2011
  • Girl Scouts Hispanic Heritage Celebration, November 2011
  • Head Start Healthy Relationships Lecturer, October 2011
  • Head Start Motivation Lecture for Case Workers, October 2011
  • Fundraiser for Diamond Dancers International Accident Fund, October 2011
  • Performance for Forgotten Children March, September 2011
  • St. Louis Salsa Congress Instructor, September 2011
  • Voices for Children Flash Mob, Tampa Bay Museum of Art, August 2011
  • Healing Hands Foundation Fundraiser, Baltimore Maryland August 2011
  • Berks Salsa Fest Creative Director, Instructor & Master of Ceremonies August 2011
  • Healing Hands Foundation Fundraiser, Washington DC, April 2011
  • James A. Haley Veterans Hospital Social For WheelChair Bound Veterans
  • Chair, Crown Ball of Pasco/Hernando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Ms. Bella Pageant 2011, MC, Choreographer & Creative Director: Raised $1500 for PHHCC
  • Winner of the Leadership In Dance Award, Salsa Centro, Washington DC, March 2011
  • DWG Fun & Fitness Cruise to Mexico with 119 guests in February of 2011
  • Fundraiser for www.ChristiansFight.com, raising monies for a van for a disabled child
  • Scholarship Selection Committee Member for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
  • Girl Scouts Dance Program Specialist
  • Crown Ball Chair, Pasco/Hernando Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • NJ International Salsa Congress Creative Director, Master of Ceremonies & Instructor
  • NJ Dancing Dreams Chair for Autistic Children's Dance Program
2010 Accomplishments
  • Fundraiser for www.ChristiansFight.com, provided meals for family for a month.
  • Winner of the Noche Latina Dance Contest, October 2010
  • Master of Ceremonies of the Tampa Bay Children's Chorus Zumbathon
  • Winner of Women of Salsa Award in Washington, DC
  • Scholarship Selection Committee Member for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
  • Promoter for the Step It Up in 3D Movie by Disney
  • Master of Ceremonies of the New Jersey International Salsa Congress & Instructor As Well and officially announced as the 2011 Master of Ceremonies of the same event.
  • Latin Dance World Congress Instructor & Co-Organizer 2010
  • Announced As The Lead Instructor for the New Jersey Dancin' Dreams (Program Writer & Instruction of Autistic Children)
  • Help Raise 11,000.00 for Dance For The Cure
  • Designing Program for the Instruction of Orphans & Foster Care Children in Hillsborough County
  • Release of the DWG Articles Booklet
  • Writing Dance Education Book, hopefully published by 2011!
  • House Instructor for the Maggiano's Fine Dining Restaurant
  • House Latin Dance Instructor at Rizing Starz Dance Academy
  • Director & Choreographer of the DWG Angels Non-profit Dance Team
2009 Accomplishments
  • Philadelphia Salsa Congress Instructor and Vendor
  • Salsafest Vendor and Facilitator of "Dance Etiquette" Forum
  • Bachata Salsa Congress Instructor and Vendor
  • Belly Dance Nationals Judge, Instructor, & Vendor
  • DC Salsa Congress Vendor
  • Ms. Florida Nationals Competition Judge
  • Made the Cover of Fiesta Magazine
  • Columnist Writer for The Scene Magazine
  • The opening of The Ark, 18,000 sq foot Salsa Night Club
  • The release of our Spanish Instructional DVDs.
  • Vending & Teaching at Congresses all over the east coast.
  • Dance for the Cure Chair, Towson Cultural Arts Center
  • Salsa For A Reason V to benefit Hands Across the Americas
  • The Park School
  • The Girl Scouts
  • The Salsa Room
  • The Promenade Dance Sport Facility
  • Instructor For The Baltimore Salsa Meet Up
  • Instructor For The DC Meet Up
  • Instructor For The South Central PA Meet Up
  • Instructor For the VA Salsa Meet Up
  • Instructor For the Bachata Meet Up
  • Prince Georges County Public School
  • Writer for The Latin Opinion Newspaper
  • Writer for www.dancingwithgrace.com
  • Writer for The Scene Magazine www.thescenemagdc.com
2008 Accomplishments
  • Art Scape 2008
  • Dance For the Cure at Towson University
  • Judge for World Salsa Championship Preliminaries, Philadelphia Salsa Congress
  • The National Blacks In Wax Museum Release of Patty Labelle Statue (Latin Dance Opening Tribute Number )
  • DC Salsa Congress & Philadelphia Salsa Congress Vendor
  • Release of DWG T-Shirt Line
  • The creation of Dancing w/Grace Non Profit Organization to fund orphanages & save children from being sold into sexual slavery!
  • Dancing w/Grace Fun & Fitness Cruise to Puerto Rico November 1-9th, 2008.
  • Salsa For A Reason Fundraiser I, II, III raising $ for the poor, needy and sick.
  • Johns Hopkins University Dance Lessons
  • University of Maryland Festival
  • National Aquarium International Festival
  • Multicultural Festival
  • Salsapolkalooza Bilingual Festival
  • Belly Dance Spinning Technique Workshops
  • PA Salsa Meet Up Workshops
  • Spinning Workshop, Salsabor Studio in Pennsylvania
  • Andrews Air force Base Diversity Day
  • Bolling Air force Base Diversity Day
  • Columbia Senior Center Dance Sessions
  • Bachata Workshops
  • St. Vincent De Paul Dance Event
  • YWCA Homeless Shelter Dance Christmas Party, Puppet Show & Lessons for Families at the shelter w/our students!
  • Orphanage in Puerto Rico (Provided Christmas Tree, Gifts, Supplies for 1 year).
  • Maryvale Preparatory School Choreography
  • Baltimore Talent Development High School
  • Diversity Day, Medicare/Medicaid
  • Social Security Administration
  • Chair for the Hispanic Youth Symposium 2008
  • Countless Repeat Dance Clients from 2007/Private Dance Events.
  • Writer for Expresión Magazine
  • Writer for Latin Opinion Newspaper
  • Writer for www.salsasabios.com, www.dancingwithgrace.com, www.salsawithgrace.com, & www.senbaltimore.com
Other DWG Accomplishments Throughout the Years
  • January 9 Night Salsa/Dance Fitness Cruise to the Caribbean.
  • Hosted the famous Orchestra Ocho y Mas at Gardels Supper Club.
  • Spanish Salsa w/Grace Beginner & Intermediate Instructional Dance DVD Release December 2007.
  • Chinquapin Middle School Recital (Underprivileged middle school students)
  • WBAL-TV 11 Story on the Children of Chinquapin Middle School Dancing Salsa and Bachata (Two 3 Minute Segments)
  • FOX 45 News Story on Dancing Salsa in Baltimore.
  • Over 1500 hours of private lessons
  • Over 1500 hours of weekly group lessons at the Promenade Dance Sport Facilty, Gardels Supper Club, The Jetty Dockbar, & Whispers & other locations
  • Creative Alliance Festival
  • Salsapolkalooza Event/Festival Bilingual Lessons
  • Catonsville Community College Hispanic Heritage Event
  • The National Aquarium Hispanic Heritage Celebration
  • October 2007 Dance Cruise to Bermuda w/our students!Release of the Salsa With Grace English DVD Instructional Video
  • Countless charitable dance services; fundraisers, helping feed orphans & the poor.
  • Classes for underprivileged children who went from D’s & F’s to getting A’s after Dancing With Grace!
  • Choreography Coaching for Champion Dancers.
  • Mentoring of students to become performers & dance instructors.
  • The blessing of teaching all of our students and filling their lives w/joy.
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This depiction was created in June 2009 when DWG moved from Baltimore to Tampa.

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