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Amy Dowden 'so excited' as she announces new move away from Strictly after health woes
Strictly Come Dancing star Amy Dowden has found success in a new domain, as BBC One Wales has provided her with her own solo slot.The "thrilled" 31-year-old took to Instagram to reveal all about Dare To Dance.The Caerphilly beauty will be choreographing dance routines for individuals or groups on the show to practise, perfect, and then unveil to "surprise family and friends".She will be uniting people through the power of performance, showcasing a message or major milestone in life via each dance.Amy, who has her own inspiring message to deliver by battling Crohn's disease while pursuing her dazzling dance career, was filled with excitement at the prospect of filming the new series.Now a star beyond the Strictly stage, she shared with her Instagram followers: "I'm soooooo excited one of the projects I'm working on this year has finally been announced today!"Amy had previously won a BAFTA Award for her emotive documentary Strictly Amy: Crohn's And Me, which revealed the trials and tribulations of finding widespread national fame while battling an invisible chronic illness behind-the-scenes at the same time.The star sadly had to drop out of her Strictly tour performances earlier this week due to being hospitalised with a flare-up of the condition.In an earlier statement, she had elaborated: "I’m thrilled to be fronting my own series for BBC Wales.Dance can have such a positive impact on physical and mental health, socialising and self-confidence so it’ll be a privilege to share my passion with people and help them experience their own special moment on the dancefloor.“It’s going to be such a joyous and uplifting show and I can’t wait to take people on their own dance journey."Excitement is long overdue for Amy, after the
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Strictly's Amy Dowden stuns fans as she tries on gorgeous wedding gowns after health woes
Strictly Come Dancing star Amy Dowden looked totally in her element as she took mirror selfies dressed in the most glamorous wedding gowns from designer @lauramaybridal's collection.Sharing the action with her 313,000 followers via Instagram Stories, the dancer extraordinaire revealed: "It's a wedding dress shoot!"How cool is that - especially as I'm going to get married?"It comes just a day after Amy opened up on her health woes, after feeling unwell and being forced to stay in bed over some the festive period.Scarcely able to conceal her excitement from spilling over as she sashayed around, she dazzled in a gown with long lace sleeves and a fishtail shaped body.Besides the mermaid vibes, she also donned a sassy cap-sleeved dress that would not have looked out of place on Paris Hilton, along with a white headband that channelled the style of a Disney princess.She followed up with special favourite, a floaty and partially sheer floor-length gown embossed with pale blue flowers and leaves."Actually obsessed with this one @lauramaybridal," she captioned the pic.Another elegant option featured white flower embroidery - and, judging by the broad smile on her face, Amy was delighted to be trying it out for size.The star's own hopes of wedding glory last year were dashed due to the pandemic, meaning that she and fiancé Ben Jones have as yet still not tied the knot.Since the wedding was postponed, she has had an action-packed few months, incorporating an emergency dash to hospital after a flare-up of the inflammatory bowel condition Crohn's disease and a disappointment when she and Tom Fletcher of McFly missed out on the Strictly 2021 trophy.Oti Mabuse and Dianne Buswell were scheduled to become bridesmaids on her big day.Yet