I have just gotten back from BU, where I competed in the 2009 Boston University Ballroom Competition. The MIT team did very well overall, and a lot of MIT couples made finals in all styles. For me it was the first competition dancing Gold Latin in which I felt actually prepared to dance at this level. It went well, Kelly and I placed 5th in the Cha Cha/Rumba and Samba/Jive finals, event though we were competing against couples which had started dancing one, two or more years before us.

The post-competition show was amazing, starring World Champions: Stefano Di Filippo and Anna Melnikova! Their performance was amazing, in spite of having danced in Slovakia just yesterday. After seeing them, I am very motivated to improve over the next three weeks, before the next competiton at Harvard!