Professional dancers wow goers at the Gumbo of Ballroom event

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POSTED: Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 6:04pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 2:39pm

Dancers paired up at Crowne Plaza Sunday to wrap up the 2011 Gumbo of Ballroom weekend.

All weekend, folks were trying to get through the Gumbo Dance Sport Championships, and Sunday the professionals were showing students how to do it.

This is one of the premier dance competitions in the nation with over 300 dancers from 20 different states.

Lenar Whitney was one of this weekend's competitiors, and she said anyone of any age can do it.

"It is not as difficult as it looks; the music moves you. The excitement of the dance, and the people around you are really wonderful, " said Whitney.

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