come dance with me returned to CBS Friday night for an all-new groovy episode. Title Jet Setters, contestants took viewers on a trip around the world. The top 6 teams gave performances inspired by their dream destination.
In the hunt for the $100,000 grand prize, the duos did their best. One such team that set the stage on fire was mother-daughter duo, Mia and Crystal.
Mia and Crystal took us to the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. They performed a Latin number for Despacito by Luis Fonsi. While Mia has been dancing for a while, her mother Crystal is not a professional.
But over the past few weeks, Crystal has shown her best moves and edged closer to the grand prix in order to make her daughter’s dreams come true.
Judges Jenna Dewan, Dexter Mayfield and Tricia Miranda were impressed with the mother-daughter duo’s performance. Dexter gave the come dance with me equip a fan.
Jenna felt that Crystal had improved a lot since her first performance. She added that the next level for her was the same as her daughter’s. Jenna also shared that Crystal can only go up from here.
Crystal has always been by her daughter’s side and supported her talent. Here’s more you need to know about the mother-daughter duo.
Who are Mia and Crystal from? come dance with me
Mia, 11, is from Lexington and has been dancing since she was three. Dancing for more than eight years, come dance with me isn’t the first dance competition Mia has entered.
The young dancer has participated in various other competitions, including Legacy Dance Competition and Encore DCS. Mia is part of the Southern Strutt Dance Company and has won many awards at such a young age.
Mia’s passion and love for dancing comes as no surprise as her family is filled with dancers. Crystal has two brothers who are professional dancers, one of whom is also a choreographer. Her Instagram profile is run by her mother and her feed shows her love for dancing.
The contestant recently revealed that she won Miss Beechwood Year 6. Mia’s mom is her dance partner on Come dance with me. However, it was a difficult decision for Crystal to enter the series as she suffers from chronic back pain. She decided to enter the contest to support her daughter’s dreams.
Learn more about what happened come dance with me
come dance with me back for episode 8 Friday night. The top 6 fought for a place in the semi-finals. The competitors gave impeccable performances, but eventually one team had to be eliminated. After the judges watched all the performances, two teams were sentenced on the merits due to low scores.
Kamryn and Adrianna, along with Connor and Nadya, were the two teams in the bottom two. Battling for a chance to advance to the next round, the two teams had to face off in the Showout. Eventually, the judges saved Kamryn and Adrianna by eliminating the mother-son duo.
come dance with me airs every Friday night on CBS at 8:00 p.m. ET. Readers can check their local listings for more information.