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Today we’d like to introduce you to Twins Sandev.

We are twin sisters – Dessie & Gratsie. Our home country is Bulgaria. We moved to the States three years ago to proceed our “American dream”. We started with two plane tickets and $1000 in our pocket total, arriving in the beautiful and sunny Miami Beach, FL airport. Once we arrived, we knew that everything is possible, but also we have been very well aware that we gotta work as twice as hard! We came to finish an Internship program, which was a great opportunity for us after our Bachelor graduation in the university! We are specialized in hospitality/ hotels industry. Everything including customer services. The idea was to start improving ourselves, and grabbing from everything around us, to learn new things and be able to follow our dreams! How we started, and how we get 1 step closer to the dream, we have been always a lot sensitive and emotional about it because it’s an exciting, memorable and proud moment for us! We actually used to be a lot on the stage, when we were in Bulgaria, and kind of knew that we belong being on the stage and entertain people! Twins are always so much fun to watch, especially when they are talented like us! So anyway one of us had a bad day back in 2017, while we were on our Intern, and just decided to look over the internet, if there is any casting calls around the area where we were then (Miami, FL).

Then Gratsie finds out by that time that there was a casting going on for a TV show called “So You Think You Can Dance”. Well in Bulgaria, we didn’t have the opportunity to watch American TV, I mean ten years ago, even more, so that TV show, we have been watching it on YouTube since the very first season, when Twitch was actually one of our favorite contestants, and now he was part of the judges along with Mary Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe and Vanessa Hudgens. Let me get this right, we’ve been 11-12 years old, when we were watching So You Think You Can Dance in school on our phones… and 16 years later on, we have the chance to be on that stage, Season 15! It was just the best experience ever for both of us! To be able to create a special routine for a Worldwide stage and shown to a big National American TV like FOX Channel it was an honor for us! Honestly, we were not ready as we wished for, but we did give our best! We wanted to prove to our dad that no matter where you come from, everything is possible! We had the blast to meet an amazing dancers! The incredibly nice backstage crew were amazing, so friendly, very professional and supportive! We have been filming for three days as I remember, more than 10 hours each day, we didn’t feel tired at all!

The adrenaline, the atmosphere just everything combined took our breath away! We had the chance to hug Cat Deeley, the happiest moment was that our story reaches so many people and also that two girls from Bulgaria successfully made it to a Worldwide stage! Everything is possible! This is how our journey begins! We gave a few interviews, finished our Internship program and decided to move to LA! Now we are studying to be personal trainers, healthy and nutrition coaches. It’s been already one year since we moved to LA, it’s been hard 2020 for all of us with all going on with the pandemic! Everything is closed in LA, hopefully very soon we all gonna get back to normal! Now it’s the time to invest our time on working on growing our social media! Instagram, YouTube and TikTok – @twinssandev! Planning on some upcoming videos and also our Booty camp challenge that me and my twin looking forward to share with all the ladies out there! Our mission is to share our passion for fashion, fitness and create a community for women where we can all connect in a positive way to reach our healthy lifestyle goals.

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey have been a fairly smooth road?
Life has been challenging for both of us since kids. We are born in a really small town in Bulgaria, called Dobrich very close to the seaside (the Black Sea). Our family were not very financial stable since then, so we had to start taking care of ourselves at 17 years old. We found a job and till today we are doing everything by ourselves, with no financial help from anyone. That’s, I think the only struggles that we had along the way, knowing that we have to survive in a country like United States, just two of us.

Appreciate you sharing that. What else should we know about what you do?
We are mostly proud of our courage for following our dreams and be able to show that everyone who is working hard and everyone who is courageous enough is going to make it! I believe that Dessie and I, we have a really special energy, that a lot of people benefited from us. It’s such a pure thing, positive and happy… We know that we are a special human beings, who are talented, who are fighters, and who will work hard to achieve our goals. Our work is to be a main motivator for other women. Our work is to share our passion for fitness, for fashion and living a healthy lifestyle. We are working with women who need to know to achieve their desired body goals, with that being said, we created a Booty Camp Challenge.

Can you share something surprising about yourself?
Most people are really surprising probably by the fact that we do everything together, and we are all the time together, almost inseparable.

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So the pictures from the beach (3 of them – with the hats, and the one that we are walking on the beach, holding hands) are credit to TAYLOR SMITH / Instagram: @tayylorrae_ and @soitookaphoto. Picture on the stairs, with a swimsuit and t-shirts is credit to Levi Thompson / Instagram: @levithompsonmedia

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