Bonnie Diaz is a former world and national ballroom and latin dance champion. During her fifteen-year hiatus from the competitive dance scene, she toured the world as a coach, choreographer, and performer. Along the way she became a certified Yoga, Fitness, and Pilates Master instructor as well. She has returned to her ballroom and latin roots adjudicating, lecturing, and organizing events across the U.S., as well as resuming her acting, TV, and commercial careers. Her purpose this time around is to offer a way for the ballroom community to unite through spirit and soul first - allowing the mind and body to follow. Connecting with the omnipresence of the Divine, embracing oneself, and one's partner. The only connection to have is one with the heart, soul, and the Divine.

And Still I Rise

I fell asleep last night listening to Maya Angelou’s poem “Still I Rise.” What caught my attention was her use of words and how they seem to be so reverent and timely. One of the things I interpreted from Miss Angelous poem was Perseverance, which is defined as “steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or…