Improving the wellness of the community through the art and sport of dance.

Hot Ballroom Night - Sept 17, 2016

Our first major charity event was a hige success!   It was a glamorous star-studded evening with over 500 people in attendance including the mayor of Hermosa Beach,  The event raised over $21,000 for several very important charities including: P.S. I Love ​You Foundation,
Storeytime, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, Sandpipers, The Wiseburn Education Foundation, and USA Dance Kidz.

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The Mayor addresses the Audience

The honorable mayor of Hermosa Beach, Mr. Hany Fangany, Irina Trebunskaya and Anna Trebunskaya
Laura Grabher is so smooth with her foxtrot
Nina Sutton shows us a beautiful and sensual rumba
Beth Rohde dances her heart out in an amazing samba
Laura Grabher real estate professional  danced a foxtrot with her professional partner, Konstantin Yakunin and raised money for her charity,  Sandpipers
Beth Rohde, founder and music director of Coast Music Conservatory danced a samba with her professional partner, Robert Porch for her charity,  Storeytime​
Nina Sutton, author and TV host danced a salsa with her professional partner, Matt mancuso. Nina danced for the   P.S. I Love You Foundation
Jerry performs a magical quickstep
Jane Comitz wows the audience with her argentine tango
And the winner is...
Evan Greene, who is fighting the debilitating disease of Myasthenia Gravis, took home the 2016 Hot Ballroom Night trophy garnering an additional $1000 for his charity. the Myasthenia Gravis Foundaiton.  He also tied for the judge's pick for an additional $500.00 prize.  Evan and his partner, Holli performed a cha cha.
Jane Comitz, educator and former principal of the Wiseburn Education Foundation shared the judge's pick prize and is seen here doing the argentine tango with her professional partner, Konstantin.
Jerry Hernandez, environmental engineer for the city of Los Angeles danced a quickstep with his professional partner , Deborah Fields Perez and raised moeny for his charity, USA Dance Kidz .
  1. Board of Directors
    Irina Trebunskaya - CEO Dr. Ann Burress - CFO Marissa Lenon - Secretary Jane Comitz - Member at Large Geri Chaudhri - Member at Large
  2. Benefits of Dancing
    Improves physical and mental well-being Allows for social interaction Creates a great work life balance
  3. Our Mission
    The mission of "Dance it UP" is to develop, promote and maintain the artistry and sport of dance to enhance the well-being and culture of the community
  4. Our Activities
    - Produce and fund Hot Ballroom Night - Bring ballroom dancing instruction to local schools - Sponsor a junior Olympian in DanceSport competitions or in the Special Olympics - Sponsor children and adults to compete in formal dance competitions - Hold dance events for people of all ages to interact and socialize
  5. Upcoming Events
    Hot Ballroom Dancesport Challenge May 20, 2018
  6. Donate/Volunteer
    There are many ways to help. Donate Volunteer your time
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