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Natalie Crandall

Natalie Crandall was an amateur competitive ballroom dancer for 16 years before making the leap to becoming a professional in 2017. Throughout her career as a
Pro/Am student, Natalie traveled the United States as well as internationally to achieve titles at the highest level and become a decorated champion. She has won multiple World and National titles as a Pro/Am student and in 2017 she became the first ever Blackpool British Open Pro/Am American Smooth Champion.

Natalie has also had experience with television production after performing an honor dance for PBS America’s Ballroom Challenge as well as appearing on So You
Think You Can Dance LA Auditions.

In 2017, Natalie began her professional career with partner Oleksiy Pigotskyy at the United States Dancesport Championships. In their first year of dancing together they became Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Smooth Champions, World Rhythm Finalists and in September 2018, after one year of dancing together they became the 2018 United States Open Professional American Style 9-Dance Champions. The same year they also became National Professional Rising Star Rhythm Champions and National Professional Rising Star Smooth Champions.

In 2018 Natalie Crandall along with her past Pro/Am teacher Decho Kraev also began Desert Sol Dancesport, a one day competition held in Tucson, Arizona.

Natalie’s passion for ballroom dancing started at age 6 and it has only grown since. She is also a certified spin instructor and yoga instructor and utilizes her fitness
career as a way to improve the understanding of movement and physical performance not only for herself but for her students as well.

Natalie is continuously seeking out new and unique ways to push the industry forward and is excited to make her mark as a professional dancer, fitness instructor and competition owner/organizer.

Drills

This instructor is associated with the following drills:

Breathing Drills

Lower Body Drills

Upper Body Drills

Ankle Drills

10 Day Challenge

Workouts

This instructor is associated with the following workouts:

Latin/Rhythm Cardio

Balance, Strength & Stability

DanceWell

Ballroom Fitness Program

Barre Series

Stretches

This instructor is associated with the following stretches:

15 Minute Stretch for Splits

4-Minute Flow

Ankle Stretches

Full Body Warm Ups

Dance Vision
National Championships Workshops

December 2, 2022

  • Professional Workshops are open to Certified Dance Vision Instructors & Examiners.
  • Student/Amateur Workshops are open to everyone, no membership required.
  • Classes are free if registered to compete at Dance Vision National Championships.
  • Classes are $35 each if you are not registered to compete at Dance Vision National Championships.
  • 9-9:45AM  |  Professional Meetings   
  • 10:00AM  |  Michael Mead & Toni Redpath  |  The Dance Vision Smooth Syllabus
  • 11:00AM Nazar Norov  |  The Dance Vision Rhythm Syllabus
  • 12:00PM  |  Peter Perzhu  |  Communication and the Basic Principles of 3 W’s: What? Where? When? (Smooth Technique) 
  • 12:00PM  |  David Elkin  |  We Are Better Together: Partners for Success (Business Meeting)
  • 1:00PM  |   Ilya Rezin  |  Let’s Talk About that Standing Leg (Rhythm Technique)
  • 1:00PM  |  Babette Brown & Esther Frances  |  TBD (Business Meeting)
  • 2:00PM  |  Heather Smith  |  How to Increase Flexibility, Freedom, and Space in Your Movement (Ballroom Technique)
  • 2:00PM  |  John DePalma  |   TBD (Business Meeting)
  • 3:00PM  |  Donald Johnson  |   Your Driving Force: Using Your Center as an Engine (Latin Technique)
  • 4:00PM  |  Lori Woods-Gay  |  Dance Vision Professional Exams
  • 5:00PM  |  Slawek Sochacki & Marzena Stachura  |  TBD (Smooth Technique)
  • 10:00AM Nazar Norov  |  The Dance Vision Rhythm Syllabus
  • 11:00AM  |  Michael Mead & Toni Redpath  |  The Dance Vision Smooth Syllabus
  • 12:00PM  |  Donald Johnson  |  Developing Your Musicality With Weight Change (Latin Technique) 
  • 1:00PM  |  Timothy & Michelle Mason  | TBD (Ballroom Technique)
  • 2:00PM  |  Ilya Reyzin  |  Movement versus Positions (Rhythm Technique)
  • 3:00PM  |  Slawek Sochacki & Marzena Stachura  |   TBD (Smooth Technique)
  • 4:00PM  |  Nazar Norov  | Using Your Arms to Tell a Story: How to use Your Arms and Hands to Express Yourself in Figures (Rhythm Technique)
  • 5:00PM  |  Peter Perzhu  |  TBD (Smooth Technique)