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For part 3 of the series, Celeste interviews a return guest, Ingrid Romero. She is the face behind Ingrid Romero Bikinis and Pose Like a Pro posing coaching. Ingrid talks about the bonus of being able to rent suits and make last minute changes if a suit doesn’t work for a competitor. With the amount of time competitors put into prep, Ingrid wants to help them realize the importance of getting a posing coach and consistently practicing their routines. Ingrid goes to great lengths to follow new trends in posing and suits to give her competitors an edge. Part of Ingrid’s philosophy is encouraging the joy in the process instead of the destination. Ingrid gives invaluable tips to everything from how to practice posting to choosing your stage look! Give this episode a listen and write down your favorite tips!
Topics covered include: -Picking the right suit to create balance -Out-posing someone with a better physique for a better placing -Being open to learning and improving -Knowing which poses work for your body -The importance of keeping your core tight -Preparing for what can happen and being able to adjust -Competing with loose skin, tattoos, and stretch marks -The importance of mobility -How to foster confidence on stage
TIME STAMPS [1:00] Introductions [5:45] Posing classes, even for seasoned competitors [10:00] Engaging the judges [11:00] Front poses [16:55] Transitions and back pose [21:30] Breath control and vacuuming [26:45] Back pose [34:00] Overdoing the hair flips [40:01] How to practice posing [46:15] Hiding stretch marks and loose skin [50:10] Being happy with doing your best [51:30] Hiring a posing coach [60:00] Over-posing backstage before a show [64:00] Making eye contact with the judges [69:01] Choosing suit and makeup [75:00] Explaining the process of ordering a suit [80:00] How your body changes from prep to prep [82:22] Colors that work on stage [85:01] What sets apart Ingrid’s suits from other suits