Meet The Heat: Yasmin

Full Name:  Yasmin Danyasmin-dan-mhd-profile

Nickname:  Yas/Yaz

Birthday: May 29th

Hometown: South East London

Qualifications: BA (Honours) Business, GB Intenational Display Gymnastics, NATD Grade 4 in Dance

Experience: I’ve danced in the film Street Dance 2 3D, the London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony, a dancer for the London 2012 Wimbledon flash mob and former Ladbrokes PDC Darts dancer. Also danced for basketball events at the Copper Box Arena on the Olympic Park.

I bet you didn’t know:  I represented GB in Switzerland for display team gymnastics & I just graduated university with a first class business degree.

Favourite Food:  Anything sweet & pizza!!!

Favourite song:  “I Was Here” by Beyonce

Pet peeve:  Inconsistent people.

Guilty pleasure:  Chocolate!

3 words to describe yourself:  Fun, Hard Working & Positive.

Proudest moment: Shout magazine doing a double page spread all about my youtube channel and internet success.

Most embarrassing moment:  Falling down the stairs backstage whilst performing at the Darts world championships and having to go back on stage limping and with my foot bandaged up knowing it was live on tv! Note to self: don’t look at your phone when running down stairs!!

Advice to young dancers:  Train hard, focus on the positive and always follow your dreams no matter what.

What would you be doing if you weren’t a dancer: I’d probably be doing something business related.

Quote you live by:  Everything happens for a reason.

Follow Yasmin on Twitter: @YasminDan