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La Classique de Danse awards 2014


Stephen Arnold & Yasmin Priestnall

In October 2012 Stephen and Yasmin decided to form a very exciting new competitive ballroom dance partnership. After having individual success with previous partners they decided to team up to reach new heights in ballroom competition world.


Once Stephen and Yasmin had partnered up they did not waste any time in getting on to the competition floor. Within 6 weeks of first dancing together they competed in the British National championships in their first competition together; where they finished in an impressive 8th place. Shortly after they travelled to Paris in December 2012 where they were delighted to reach the quarter finals (top 24) in the world championships in what was just their 3rd competition together.

British Open 2014

Stephen and Yasmin have moved rapidly upwards in their results and achievements since they first danced together. Some of these highlights include United Kingdom and British Open rising star finalists; International, British Open and World Championship quarter finalists; and British National finalists. Stephen and Yasmin were also proud to be nominated for a classique de danse awards in March 2014.

In addition to their competition floor success, Stephen and Yasmin have been asked to demonstrate at various events across the country and can provide a 4 or 5 dance demonstration routine. If you are interested in speaking to them about a demonstration please go to the contact us page.

Stephen and Yasmin now spend a large amount of their time at Capital Dance School, a newly refurbished dance school right in the heart of London.

You can also view Stephen and Yasmin’s individual biographies by clicking the links below


Stephen’s Biography


Yasmin’s Biography