It's hard watching ballroom dancing without adding up the expenses in your head... lessons, ballroom gowns that cost thousands of dollars each (yes, they do!), costume jewelry and hair accessories that run hundreds of dollars each, custom-made dance shoes, hair, make-up, spray tans, airfare and hotels for all the competitions across the country and around the world. It is super CRAZY expensive!!! I will not be signing up my girls for ballroom dancing anytime soon! And I will never make it in the ballroom world. Nolan and I tried lessons early in our marriage and I got in trouble with our instructor every single lesson for not letting Nolan lead. No, I'm not cut out for ballroom at all. But, I love to watch it!
These are all dancers in the "under 21" competition. Oh, they were GOOD!!! And their parents are broke!!! LOL
And please forgive me for the poor photo quality of the picture below, but I just had to prove that Leila and Kara were actually there. :)