Wendy He

Super talented performer. Originally from Shenzhen (China), Wendy embraced the world of ballroom and latin american dancing whilst attending a specialized dance school from the age of 12. Having competed amongst the best in China, Hong Kong and Blackpool she exudes confidence and her quirky character on the floor.

Wendy believes dancing is about creating an experience for yourself, your partner and the audience.

Mathew Nicholson

Highly driven and competitive dancer. Mathew has had a passion for dance and performing since the age of 5. From small beginnings in a rural town in New Zealand to living and breathing dance all across the world he values humility whilst striving for gold.

He has championed all national titles across all ages and styles in New Zealand and has competed extensively throughout the world. Having competed in London, Blackpool, Paris, Singapore, Shanghai, Indonesia and all across Australia and New Zealand he believes to be successful you must surround yourself with the best.

Partnership

Mathew and Wendy started dancing together in 2013 and haven't looked back. Hard workers and up for a challenge, Mathew and Wendy are a great team who are in it for the long haul. Mathew and Wendy currently train 5-6 nights a week under their coaches Paul Green and Tony Gauci in Sydney, Australia. Both Mathew and Wendy have teach full time, teaching private lessons and classes. 

Achievements to date:

2017

  • New South Wales Adult Open Latin Champions
  • Semi finalists in Asia Open Dance Tour - Tokyo & Taipei
  • Quarter finalists in Asia Open Dance Tour - Korea
  • Runners up South Coast Ballroom Spectacular
  • 3rd place D.A.N.C.E Australian Adult Open Latin Championships
  • 3rd place WDC Luna Park Championships
  • 3rd place Southern Cross Championships

2016

  • New Zealand Adult Open Latin Champions
  • New Zealand Adult Level 5 Latin Champions
  • Jinxiu WDC Cup Rising Star Latin Champions, Yinchuan China
  • Jinxiu WDC Cup & World Ranking Event International Adult Open Finalists, Yinchuan China
  • Shenzhen Open Championships Asia Pacific & International Quarter Finalists, Shenzhen China 
  • Runners up Southern Cross Championships
  • 3rd place WDC Luna Park Championships
  • Finalists D.A.N.C.E Australian Adult Open Latin Championships
  • Finalists The Australian Dancesport Championships

2015

  • New Zealand Adult Open Latin Champions
  • Runners up East Coast Classic National Adult Open Latin Championships
  • 3rd Crown International Adult Open Latin Championships
  • 9th Parinama Shanghai Asia Amateur Latin Championships
  • Semi-finalists D.A.N.C.E Australian Adult Open Latin Championships

2014

  • Australian National Capital Adult Rising Star Latin Champions
  • Runners up Australian National East Coast Championships
  • Top 100 Amateur Rising Star Latin - Blackpool Dance Festival
  • Semi-finalists Australian Adult Open Latin Championships

2013

  • New Zealand Adult Open Latin Champions
  • New Zealand Adult Level 5 Latin Champions
  • Top 7 Australian Adult Open Latin Championships

To be successful you must surround yourself with the best. Mathew and Wendy have endeavoured to get as much exposure as they can to the best competitors and teachers in the world from their somewhat remote home in Australia. 

Overseas Travel:

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2017

Tokyo, JAP - Tokyo Asia Open Championships
Taiwan, CHN - Taipei Open Championships
Seoul, KOR - Korean Open Championships
Blackpool, UK - Blackpool Dance Festival
Hamilton, NZ - New Zealand Open Dancesport Championships
Shanghai, CHN - Parinama Shanghai Open Championships

2016 

Yinchuan, CHN - JinXiu WDC Open & World Ranking Events
Shenzhen, CHN - Shenzhen Open Dancesport Championships
Hamilton, NZ - New Zealand Open Dancesport Championships
Bali, IND - Bali Bonn Dance Camp with Slavik, Carmen, Sergei, Ralf, Allan

2015 

Bali, IND - Bali Bonn Dance Camp with Slavik, Carmen, Vibeke, Ralf, Allan
Shanghai, CHN - Parinama Shanghai Dance Camp with Slavik, Carmen, Richard, Sirpa, Jukka
Auckland, NZ - Karen Hardy dance camp
Hamilton, NZ - New Zealand Open Dancesport Championships

2014 

Los Angeles, USA - Lessons with Shirley Ballas
London, UK - Competitive training sessions
Blackpool, UK - Blackpool Dance Festival
Bali, IND - Bali Bonn Dance Camp with Slavik, Carmen, Vibeke, Ralf, Allan

2013 

Christchurch, NZ - New Zealand Open Dancesport Championships