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Awards...

NORTHEASTERN TRIPLE CROWN DANCESPORT CHAMPIONSHIP
2014
MYRTLE BEACH CHALLENGE
2014
CARIBBEAN DANCESPORT CLASSIC 2012

 

Press...

Lakewood Center for the Arts - Artbeats

LAKEWOOD BANDSTAND: LOCAL CELEBRITIES RAISE FUNDS AND AWARENESS

"Step It Up Studios knocked it out of the park on Saturday, August 23, 2014 by raising approximately $90,000 for National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Lakewood Center for the Arts during Lakewood Bandstand, a 1950s theme dance competition..."
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Lake Oswego Review
 
STEP IT UP DANCERS EARN TROPHIES AT TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP
"Dancers from Step It Up Studio in Lake Oswego recently competed in the Northeastern Triple Crown Dancesport Championship in Orlando, Fla. The local dance studio went to the competitions with more than 800 entries, four amateur students, three professionals and two spectators. Hundreds of dancers compete in the Triple Crown..."
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STEP IT UP DANCE STUDIO SWEEPS COMPETITION
"Dancers from Step It Up Dance Studio in Lake Oswego recently competed in the Myrtle Beach (S.C.) Challenge for professional and amateur competitors. 'Yet another clean sweep,' said Kristy Higgins, founder of the dance studio. Awards included: Overall Top Studio; Overall Top Teachers; Overall Top Student; Top Silver Student; Standard and Latin Championship winner; Scholarship Winner; American Smooth and Rhythm Championship Winner..."
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RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH DINING, DANCING AT MASQUERADE BALL
by Lori Hall
"There's no need to go downtown Portland to bring in the new year in style. The Step It Up Ballroom Society in Lake Oswego is offering the ultimate New Year's Celebration..."
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LAKEWOOD BANDSTAND' RAISES MORE THAN $80,000
September 4, 2014
"Lake Oswego's version of 'Dancing with the (Local) Stars; draws a sell-out crowd..."
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DANCE STUDIO TAKES LO FOR A TWIRL
by Claire Oliver
"Making its debut in the heart of downtown Lake Oswego, Lakeside Ballroom Society, a members-only dance society, is bringing rhythm and rhyme to the community through group and individual lessons..."
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DANCING AWAY THE STRESS OF DAILY LIFE
by Gretchen Olson
"Life brings a lot of stress to all of us in many areas – family, health, career, friends, etc. The list is endless. It's harder when the main cause of stress in your life is due to things you have little or no control over... From the very first lesson, our instructor, Ami, did a wonderful job of making us feel at ease, offering positive reinforcement and encouragement..."
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DANCING WITH THe (LOCAL) STARS
by Barb Randall
"Step it Up Dance Studio owner Kristy Higgins is feeling pretty lucky lately. The celebrities she's teaching to cha-cha, mambo, waltz and more for Lakewood Bandstand, a fundraiser styld after a 1950s sock hop are getting the steps down just fine..."
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