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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