Chizuko Tanaka

​Chizuko Tanaka

● Chizuko was born in Nara Prefecture.

Since she was a child, Chizuko loved being active!  Chizuko belonged to a volleyball club in junior high school and also the gymnastics club. In her gymnast days, Chizuko could do backflips on the balance beam!

● Chizuko started social dance when she was in college. She was invited by a friend at Kansai College of Foreign Languages. After graduating, Chizuko set up the cheerleading division of an American football team where she met her future husband!

● Chizuko and her husband moved  to Hong Kong for her husbands work.There Chizuko made her professional Ballroom Dance debut in Hong Kong in partnership with Eric, her dance partner.

● After living in Hong Kong for 6 and a half years, Chizuko returned to Japan and continued her professional dance life in Tokyo and Fukuoka. Chizuko retired from competing in November 2019.

● In August 2020, Chizuko's husband moved again for work from Fukuoka to Tokyo and here Chizuko became a dance teacher at M&M British Ballroom Dance.

● Results



May  West Japan Cup Rising Latin

Hong Kong International Championship Open Latin

/ Semi-Final

/ Finalist


Hong Kong International Championship Close Latin

​/ Winner

* Becomes Hong Kong Latin Champion for the first time


November All Kyushu Championship Tournament Latin Open

/ Finalist

October JDC Japan Open Rising Latin

/ Finalist


September JCF Galaxy Masters Rising Latin

/ Finalist

June Kyushu International Championship

/ Semi-Final

May West Japan Cup Rising Latin

​/ Semi-Final

September JCF Galaxy Masters Rising Latin

/ Finalist