Rachel, our Kapiti Coast Queen


So tell me Rachel, how did you become involved with SUAD? 

I went along to a class and LOVED the vibe – I had finally found the PERFECT/DREAM adult dance class! Omg the music - LOVE!

What do you love most about being a part of Shut Up & Dance?

The music, the company, the buzz I get loving what I do.  

Whats your Guilty Pleasure dance track? 

You Can't Touch This, Rhythm Nation, All For You.

If you were to be stranded on a desert island and you had to take one person with you, who would it be and why?

My husband because I love his arse and he was a boy scout so could organise food and shelter for us while I swam and slept.

What about if $$$ was no object - what would you do?

Finish renovating my 1977 caravan and travel around NZ for a year with my fam.

Have you done anything in the past week that has made you proper cringe?


What would you say is your biggest achievement yet?

My two kids. 

The last time I cried or was sad was...


To make myself feel better I...

danced to Bruno Mars!

Something your parents are proud of you for?

Good values.

What inspires you? 



What's your favourite quote?

Treat others the way you want to be treated. 

Vegemite: Yay or nay?

Nay – Marmite for me. 

 Pet peeve?

Dancing with chewing gum. 

Favourite quality in people?

Big farts

 Cats or dogs?


 Something you're really good at?

The Moonwalk


Abby Damen