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One of the best-loved stars on Britain’s biggest TV show Strictly Come Dancing, Amy has spent years wowing audiences around the world. However, the glamour of the ballroom can seem miles away when Amy suffers with one of her bouts of chronic illness brought about by her Crohn’s Disease. Suffering with symptoms since she was just 11 years old, including excruciating pain that often sees her hospitalised, Amy has incredible resilience that inspires so many.
Amy knows what having her dancing taken away from her feels like and she vowed to never let her illness stop her from achieving her goals. Turning her struggle into her motivation, Amy was surpassing her rivals to become, along with her dance partner, the first all-British couple to win the British National Championships in over 30 years within just a few years of her diagnoses.
Amy's incredible story of resilience has continues to inspire business and individuals to overcome adversity and realise their full potential every day. If you’d like to inspire and motivate your team to be the best they can be every day, let Amy lead the way with a PepTalk like no other. 

Amy Dowden

UK

Strictly Come Dancing Star, Crohn's Disease Fighter & Inspirational Adversity Defier

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Amy Dowden

One of the best-loved stars on Britain’s biggest TV show Strictly Come Dancing, Amy has spent years performing for audiences around the world. However, the glamour of the ballroom can seem miles away when Amy suffers with one of her bouts of chronic illness brought about by her Crohn’s Disease.

Suffering with symptoms since she was just 11 years old, including excruciating pain that has often seen her be hospitalised, Amy soon turned her struggle into her motivation, vowing to never let her illness stop her from achieving her goals. Within just a few years of her diagnosis, Amy and her dance partner became the first all-British couple to win the British National Championships in over 30 years - and that's just to name just one of her phenomenal achievements.

Amy's incredible story of resilience continues to inspire business and individuals to overcome adversity and realise their full potential every day. If you’d like to inspire and motivate your team to be the best they can be, let Amy lead the way with a PepTalk like no other.

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