In this episode Philippa has a fun, engaging and insightful chat with ballroom dancing partners Michael and Nika Foskett. Among a plethora of national and international awards, Michael and Nika are are the World under 21 Ballroom Champions. They now compete together in the Amateur category and are regular international quarterfinalists, as well as national finalists.
Together Philippa, Michael and Nika discuss the art of being a ballroom couple, business partners and husband and wife. They explore the analogies of dance with life and being human. From the art of collaboration, partnership, give-and-take and the sensitivity to know exactly what each other want and need in any given moment. From there they deep dive into the amazing parallels between ballroom dancing and life, leadership and love. Discovering that there is so much that Latin and ballroom dancing can teach us to Live our lives more fully. That sometimes to get to the next level in our relationships, our lives and our career it might be a question of letting go, releasing and trusting yourself. Because there comes a point in a world champion ballroom dancer’s life - as there comes a point in all our lives - when stressing, tensing and trying hard might not be your best strategy to get the next level. If you’ve ever struggled in a partnership or collaboration, if you feel you’ve hit a roadblock in your life or career, if you find you try hard and get stressed yet don’t seem to get to where you want to get to or if you simply love the world of dance… Join us as we dance our way through life with Michael and Nika.
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