Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

We started dancing Traditional Line Dance in the year 2005 (at that time we didn’t know each other). That didn’t last long, it was clear we wanted more! On Youtube we found different videos of dances like Hallelujah and Magazine. Then we knew that was the way we wanted to go. Thanks Adriano and David!!

We met in 2011. For Lilly it was love at first sight. Mario took a little longer to fall in Love.. but we were meant for each other. We decided to start our journey together in October 2012. From that moment onwards, we became inseparable. Mario asked Lilly to be his wife, she said yes… so we got married in real Country Style in June 2014. We spent our honeymoon at the Voghera Country Festival that year. We of course celebrate our wedding anniversary there every year!!

We try to share our passion for Country Music and Country Line Dance with our heart and our mind set on people. We use every minute of our spare time to practise our hobby and we do it as often as we can, even beyond our limits!! So the name  “The Travellers” fits us perfectly.

From Monday to Friday we give classes in different cities in Northern Austria. We do so in the evening, after our fulltime jobs. Both of us are leaders of our own line dance group. Mario´s is called Government First and Lilly´s Smiley Liners. We really love to spend time with them, but then in the morning Lilly is a little bit lazy 😉

Besides teaching, we started creating our own choreographies together in the year 2013… the name of our first dance was “Chug A Luggin”…  Okay begginings are always hard, and of course better choreographies followed… and we also created choreos separatedly. Mario’s first choreo was “Pueblo” (2011) and Lilly´s was “Smiley Polka” (a real Austrian Country Song, 2012).

The years flew away and so the dances we created were more and more. Now we have about 60: 56 Bad Guys, Apero, B.B.C.,Back on Track (Partner), Betty Boo (Belt 2015), Big One (WEF 2014), Bloody Mary, Boots & Suitcase (WEF 2015), Champion’s Taste, Chug A Luggin’, Country Circle (Voghera 2016), Country Strong, Crazy (Belt 2013), Daddy, Darlene, Dolce Vita, Drinkin Buddies (WEF 2016), Dry Town (El Barn 2013), Fire Tonight (WEF 2016), Friends, G.O.M.M., Girls like That, Heart of Mind (with Nadia Krieg), Heartbreaker (Muntanya 2015), Here I am, Herzwerk, Holly’s Church, I saw the Light, Julie, Just 4 Smile, Just One Kiss, Kind of Night (El Barn 2013), LALALI, L-EN-J, Like a Memory, Lillyl, Mayday (1st WEF 2015), My Man (Partner), Old 22 (Best Music El Barn 2014), Pueblo, Red Lincoln (El Barn 2012), Rocky Top (Contra), Roll On (Wild Bunch 2015), Roxanne’s B., She Knows (Belt 2015), Smiley Polka, Smoke a little Smoke (El Barn 2012), Snuggled Up, Something Good, Sommer, Stay, Sweet Johny, Sweet Little Story (Voghera 2014), Tell Me, Trailerhood, Unknown Thunder, Wake (Cavaillon 2014), Wasted Day, Wildfire (Cavaillon 2015), Workaholic … and… to be continued!!

Not all of them are very popular but we are proud of every single one because we created them with our heart. After a lot of 4th, 3rd, 2nd place or “next to last place” in different competitions we got the first place in Budapest in 2015 with “Mayday“.

We love to share the stage with people, so one hot summer day in 2013, at a grill party, we founded the group ACDC , together with some friends. ACDC stands for Austrian Catalan Dance Connection. That’s the name we use when we take part in competitions, not only Mario and myself… Together we all have fun. Everybody is warmheartedly welcome to be a part of this group anytime.

We are working very much and very hard to teach Country Line Dance to people, what it means beyond the steps. All those who have already enjoyed a workshop with us know that there will be a lot o fun.. and.. we keep it going!!

Keep it Country

Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

 

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2015

Something Good

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: On To Something Good by Ashley Monroe

2019

Good Old Days

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Good Old Days by The Abrams

2019

Daisy

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Daisy by Johnny Reid

2019

Lovesick

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner, Ma Jesus & Maite, Mariajo & Carolyn, Carlos & Javier

Song: Lovesick by Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes

In alphabetical order

2016

56 Bad Guys

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Bad Choices by Marshall Dane

2016

Already Gone

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner, Edu Roldós & Lidia, Silvia Calsina, Vanesa Barambio, Valérie Bourgeois, Laura López, Maxence Bail

Song: I'm Already Gone by Dallas Smith

2017

Amiga

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner, Betty RebelGirls & Oliver Mateu

Song: Jose Cuervo Tequila by Kimber Clayton

2017

Authority

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Authority Song by Chancey Williams

2015

B.B.C Big Ben Country

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: You Never Know by Alan Jackson

2017

Baby’s Gone

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Baby's Gone Home by The McClymonts

2014

Back On Track

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: I Got My Baby Back by Derek Ryan

2018

Better Days

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Better Days by Kirsty Lee Akers

2015

Betty Boo

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Bouncin Betty Boogie by Hayseed Dixie

2014

Big One

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Life's Like Fishin' by The Bobkatz

2015

Bloody Mary

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Alcohol Abuse by Marshall Dane

2016

Boots & Suitcase

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: The Tears I Wear by Music Road Pilots

2019

By and By

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: By and By by The Olson Band

2015

Champions Taste

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Champagne Taste (On a Beer Budget) by Home Free

2013

Chug a Luggin’

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Cadillac Cowboy with Justin McBride by Aaron Watson

2015

Cost Me

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Edu Roldós & Lidia, Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner, Silvia Calsina, Silvia Denise Staiti, Bruno Morel, Vanesa Barambio

Song: Cost Me Everything by Dayron Sharp

2016

Country Circle

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Will The Circle Be Unbroken by Randy Travis

2012

Country Strong

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: That Changes Everything by Adam Brand

2017

Cowboyland

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Virginie Barjaud, Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Tryin' To Fall In Love by Toby Keith

2013

Crazy

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: I Want Crazy by Hunter Hayes

2014

Daddy

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy by Brad Paisley

2019

Daisy

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Daisy by Johnny Reid

2017

Damn Good Time

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: A Damn Good Time by Douwe Bob

2019

Deep In My Heart

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Knee Deep In My Heart by Shane Filan

2016

Dolce Vita

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: On Your Way Out by Gary Quinn

2016

Drinkin Buddies

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Drinkin Buddy by Gord Bamford

2016

Fire Tonight

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: On Fire Tonight by Little Big Town

2018

Flicker & Shine

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Flicker & Shine by Old Crow Medicine Show

2016

Friends

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Friends In Low Places by Home Free

2017

Front Porch Swings

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: What Country Means To Me by Lawson Bates

2015

G.O.M.M.

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Gentle On My Mind by The Band Perry

2019

Good Old Days

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Good Old Days by The Abrams

2015

Heartbreaker

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Piece Of My Heart by Faith Hill

2017

Hey Boss

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: One More Last Chance by Vince Gill

2016

Hit & Run

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Hit & Run by The Rankin Twins

2016

Holly’s Church

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: My Church (by Maren Morris, Home Free Cover) by Home Free

2016

I Saw The Light

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: I Saw The Light by Conny Lee

2014

Just 4 Smile

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Just to See You Smile by Tim McGraw

2017

L’Amistat

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Edu Roldós & Lidia, Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner, Montse Moscardó, Silvia Calsina, Virginie Barjaud, Vanesa Barambio, Laura López, Neus Lloveras

Song: My Oh My by Sean Holcomb

2016

Lalali

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: This Is Not Goodbye by Johnny Reid

2015

Like a Memory

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: I Can't Sleep by The NadaCowboys

2016

Lilly

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Head Over Boots by John Pardi

2016

Little Princess

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: That's What I Want to Say by Zingga

2019

Little Sunshine

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: You Are My Sunshine by Bill Chambers & Audrey Auld

2018

Love Someone

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Love Someone by Brett Eldredge

2019

Lovesick

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner, Ma Jesus & Maite, Mariajo & Carolyn, Carlos & Javier

Song: Lovesick by Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes

2017

Marry Me

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Marry Me by Dolly Parton

2015

Mayday

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Heyday Tonight by Aaron Watson

2018

N.E.W.

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Next Ex Wife by Jason Lee McKinney Band

2018

Old Fashioned Girl

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Bruno Moggia, Gianmarco “Johnny” Rossato, Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner, Silvia Denise Staiti, Corinna Porriciello, Simone di Tonno

Song: Old Fashioned Girl by Lisa McHugh

2011

Pueblo

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Sorry You Asked by Dwight Yoakam

2017

Rainy Night

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner, Gianmarco “Johnny” Rossato

Song: I Love A Rainy Night by Robert Mizzell

2018

Rambling Girl

Intermediate level

Choreographer: David Villellas, Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Hillbilly Pickin’ Ramblin’ Girl by Catherine Britt

2016

Rocky Top

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Rocky Top by Lynn Anderson

2015

Roll On

Choreographer: ACDC, Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Roll On Big Mama by Moe Bandy & Joe Stampley

2017

Share With You

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Share with you by Lennon & Maisy

2015

She Knows

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Can´t Say No by Dan + Shay

2015

Something Good

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: On To Something Good by Ashley Monroe

2015

Stay

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Stay With Me by New West

2018

Super Mario

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Stolen Cash by Mark McKinney

2016

Sweet Johnny

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Swing Low Sweet Chariot by Scooter Lee

2017

Take a Little Drive

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Take A Little Drive by Davidson Brothers

2018

Together Again

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Whole 'Nother Bottle Of Wine by Road Chicks

2017

Try Everything

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Try Everything by Home Free

2016

Unknown Thunder

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Unknown Stuntman by Smokestack Lightning

2017

Waiting For

Beginner level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: 5,6,7,8 by Marshall Dane

2015

Wildfire

Advanced level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Wildfire by Aaron Watson

2017

World On Fire

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: Setting The World On Fire by Kenny Chesney

2017

You Ain’t Dolly

Intermediate level

Choreographer: Mario & Lilly Hollnsteiner

Song: You Ain't Dolly by Clare Bowen & Chris Carmack