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GRAFTS Rookie Group Fitness Instructor Competition 'Thelxi Demou'

GRAFTS gives rookie Instructors the opportunity to gain experience, unfold their talent and make their first step in the vast world of Group Fitness and in particular Dance Aerobic & Step.

All GRAFTS Elite Aerobic Instructor course graduates from all branches of Greece and Cyprus have the right to participate. During the contest the entrance is free for the public.


In the contest to be held on FRIDAY 09:00, AREA 2, the contestants will present a 12-minute program of their choice on Cardio or Step. The order in which the contestants will appear in Stage will be determined by draw.

Contestants may use music of their choice. Alternatively, music will be provided by the jury.

The results will be announced and the prizes will be awarded to the winners on the following day (SATURDAY 14:00, AREA 2).

Assessment factors for the score

Teaching - Choreography:

  • Basic Structure
  • Αbsolutely Balanced (Required)
  • Αlternate Teaching (Required)
  • Teaching flow
  • Choreography flow
  • Efficiency (reaction of the group to the choreography)
  • Variety of steps / moves
  • Creativity

Performance - Stage presence:

  • Communication
  • Personal style
  • Energy
  • Look / Fit
  • Outfit

Competition winners of previous years


Dimitris Raptis


Christina Papadopoulou


Giannis Leonidopoulos


Konstantinos Anagnostopoulos


Vanessa Markou