Mhairi Reid

Personal Details

 

Birthday: 20th March

 

Lives: Troon

 

Years on Squad: Rookie

 

Occupation: Gymnastics coach, dancer and choreographer

 

Height: 5' 2"

 

Eye Colour: Blue

 

Hair Colour: Brown

 

Nickname: Vaza

 

Star Sign: Pisces

 

Questions & Answers

 

Been dancing since: I was in Primary 3 when I stopped dancing to do acrobatic gymnastics, but I always loved creating my own routines and copying dances in music videos, I then started properly again when I was 17.

 

Dance experience: I went to West of Scotland College and trained for 3 years in dance, I choreograph sports acrobatic routines for my club and other gymnastics clubs, I've performed at Go dance in Glasgow and I was part of two Commonwealth Games dance performances.

 

Favourite style of dance: Lyrical and Jazz

 

What advice would you give to aspiring dancers? Don't give up and don't compare yourself to anyone else! Everyone has different dance styles and strengths! You can always improve in things you find difficult but only if you don't give up and focus on the things you are good at as well!

 

Best advice ever given to me: Be reliable!

 

What is your earliest childhood memory? Getting my first cat called Bovril

 

What I do to keep fit: I workout and like to stretch on my days off. I also join in on conditioning and fitness sessions I give my gymnasts!

 

Three words that describe me are: Fun, Lively and Sporty

 

How would friends sum you up in one sentence? A bit crazy and silly but a good friend who's always there for you! (Hopefully anyways haha)

 

I'm happiest when: Doing gymnastics, dancing or choreographing routines

 

My claim to fame is: My mum was on the X factor with her band and got through to the judges houses and my Uncle Jamie is Colony Sarff in the new series of Doctor Who

 

My most unusual job: Working at Air Space at weekends as I've never had a job like it before!

 

If I had a different job I'd be: A vet or help at an animal shelter

 

My hobbies are: I've made most of my hobbies into my jobs so I would have to say my new hobbie would be trampolining

 

Pets: I have 4 cats and 2 dogs

 

Most people don't know this about me: At school I was in the Under 19's Scottish Volleyball squad

 

What would your Gladiator name be? Dynamite

 

I've never been able to: Do two things at once!

 

Things that really annoy me: People who don't say please and thank you!

 

Favourite food: Pizza and nachos

 

Favourite movie: Anything with Jonny Depp in it!

 

What song will definitely get you up on the dance floor? Beyoncé- Crazy in love

 

What CD do you have in your car stereo at the moment? My car doesn't have a CD player

 

What was your favourite TV show as a child? Hey Arnold and Arthur

 

If you could have a walk on part in any TV show, what would it be? Would have to be in Friends as a new girlfriend of Joeys!

 

What is your feel good DVD that is guaranteed to cheer you up? '2 Weeks Notice' with Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock

 

What would be your ideal weekend? Has always been gymnastics weekend away with the team at competitions and displays!

 

Favourite location in Scotland: Troon beach

 

Favourite quote: 'My life is just a series of embarrassing incidents strung together by telling people about those embarrassing incidents' -Russell Brand

 

Favourite colour: Pink, Nude and khaki

 

Favourite flower: Daffodils

 

Favourite perfume: Calvin Klein- Euphoria

 

Favourite colour of nail polish: light purple and red

 

Favourite sport: Acrobatic Gymnastics

 

Favourite chocolate bar: Malteaser bunny

 

Favourite cake: Chocolate cake melted with cream!

 

Is a Jaffa Cake a cake or a biscuit? A cake!

 

Favourite pizza topping: Just cheese

 

What’s your signature dish? Quorn steak with sweet potato cajan fries, corn on the cob and salad!

 

What would your last meal be? Burritos

 

Favourite cartoon character: Penelope Pitstop from Wacky Races

 

Favourite Super Hero: Cat women

 

What is your favourite word? Yasssss

 

How would you spend £1million? I would definitely be giving a large majority to animal charities and shelters then I would buy myself my first house and take a holiday with whatever is left

 

If you were to be Prime Minister for the day, what law would you pass? A ban on animal testing

 

If you met God, what would you ask him? I wouldn't ask him anything

 

If aliens landed, what would you show them or teach them first? The internet

 

What or who do you think you were in a previous life? I must have been a cat since I like sleeping too much!

 

What do you think the Meaning of Life might be? I don't think anyone has that answer..

 

If you could time travel to the past and the future; where would you visit and why? I would travel 10 years in the future to see what I've managed to achieved

 

If you could have a super-power for a day what would it be and how would you spend your day? My super power would be flying so I could travel around the world for a day

 

If you looked in the trunk of my car you would find?  A dog bowl

 

What ringtone do you have on your mobile phone at the moment? No tone as my phones always on vibrate

 

What's your 'handbag essentials'? Phone, purse, keys and lippy!

 

How many pairs of shoes do you own? Too many to count

 

Heels or trainers? Trainers cause there more comfy but heels cause I need the height!

 

Favourite outfit: Jumpsuits are my favourite at the moment with barely there heels

 

You are stranded on a desert island; you can only take 3 items, what would they be and why? A hammock to sleep in, sun lotion so I don't burn and a pack of matches so I can make a fire so someone could find me!

 

Best beauty tip: Less is more!

 

Hottest new fashion tip: Using concealer to highlight/contour

 

Biggest hair trauma: Decided to get my hair cut short and I will never do it again!! Letting my hair grow now and will only get it trimmed next time I make a trip to the hairdressers

 

If you could re-style any celebrity; who would you choose, and how would you make them look better? Nicki Minaj and Katie Price, I'd tone down their looks and go for something more natural!

 

Worst male fashion mistake: Jeans that are too tight

 

Worst chat-up line: 'How you doing'

 

If your life was made into a movie what would it be called and who would play you? 'A series of embarrassing incidents' and Renee Zellweger if she can do a Scottish accent!

 

Who would you want as your lead man in your movie? Jonny Depp every time!

 

If you had to appear in a musical on Broadway which one would it be? Mamma Mia

 

The person/people I most admire are: My family and best friends

 

What is the best gift you have ever received? For my 21st birthday my Aunty got me personalised number plates for my car

 

If your house was on fire, what objects would you save? I would save all my animals and make sure there safe rather than any objects

 

What is your most cherished item? Family and friends as I don't have any items that mean more to me

 

If you were on the run and had to change your name to ANYTHING at all, what would you choose? Princess Consuela Banana-Hammock

 

Who would your ideal car passengers be? Anyone who lets me play music as loud as possible and doesn't mind my terrible singing voice.

 

What is the best thing about being a Rockettes Dancer? Making friends with a great bunch of caring girls who all support one another and dancing at different events.