Dancers MOVE IT down to Olympia this weekend

Until this Sunday 14th March, Move It 2010 will occupy London's Olympia and is tipped to be the ultimate day out for any dancing enthusiast.

Featuring live performances, dance classes, top exhibitors, freestyle stage, masterclasses, auditions, seminars and the ‘Get On Stage Competition'; Move It 2010 has something for everyone.

Ballroom TV star Erin Boag is the talented new face of Move It 2010. Erin is the only professional dancer to have appeared in every series of Strictly Come Dancing and will be inspiring visitors by demonstrating her impressive dance skills in front of the thousands of visitors expected to attend this year's Move It. Erin will be taking dancers through their paces in an unmissable Cha Cha dance class.

Thanks to the success of TV dancing shows the general public has a huge appetite for dance

Erin Boag said of her excitement at being the face of Move It: ‘‘It's a great honour to be fronting the Move It 2010 campaign. Dance is a huge part of my life and I'm extremely passionate about what I do. I love so many styles of dance and that's why it's great to be a part of this year's show, as Move It showcases such a huge selection of styles.''

‘‘Thanks to the success of TV dancing shows the general public has a huge appetite for dance and it's great to be involved in Move It, which will encourage even more people to don their dancing shoes, whether they're looking for a career in dance or want a fun way to stay fit and healthy.''


To coincide with this week's Move It, over 500 men and women were surveyed to find out their favourite dance style, music, movies and people.

justdanceThe research revealed that Lady Gaga's ‘Just Dance' is the song most likely to inspire people to get up and dance, topping the polls with 40% of the vote. Dance legend and king of pop Michael Jackson was voted the UK's favourite all time dancer with 39% of the vote, followed by Darcey Bussell in second with 28% per cent.

The UK's favourite dance movie was revealed as Dirty Dancing topping the survey with 60% of the vote. Ballet came out as the UK's favourite style of dance with 22% of the vote, followed by contemporary dance with 18%.

Over 500 people attending this week's MOVE IT at London’s OIympia were surveyed in the research which revealed the nations attitudes to dancing.

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