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CLASSES

SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2017

Legend:

Thursday and Saturday take place in the Bate Hall of the allsaints Event Space – 10 Blackburn Ave.

Tuesday and Friday take place in the Fitness Studio of the McNabb Community Centre – 180 Percy St.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Salsa Level 1
Sep 9 - Oct 28
11.00 - 12.00
Jeff & Ashvini
Salsa Level 1Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Take your first salsa steps. Discover the salsa rhythm, basic footwork, partnering technique and simple turn patterns. No experience needed!
Salsa Level 2
Sep 9 - Oct 28
12.00 - 13.00
Jeff & Ana
Salsa Level 2Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Go beyond the basics - learn footwork and partnering patterns and discover spins and body isolations. Prerequisite: Salsa Level 1 or equivalent.
Salsa Level 3
Sep 9 - Oct 28
13.00 - 14.00
Jeff & Ana
Salsa Level 3 Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Explore complex patterns and shines, enhance your body movement, develop your multiple spin technique and hone your musicality and style. Prerequisite: all moves taught in Salsa Level 2 or equivalent.
Bachata Level 1
Sep 9 - Oct 28
14.00 - 15.00
Ana & Brian
Bachata Level 1Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Take your first bachata steps! Discover the bachata rhythm, basic footwork, partnering technique and simple turn patterns. No experience needed!
Bachata Level 2&3
Sep 9 - Oct 28
15.00 - 16.00
Ana & Jeff
Bachata Level 2&3Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Go beyond the basics - learn footwork and partnering patterns and discover the bachata closed hold and body isolations. Prerequisite: Bachata Level 1 or equivalent.
Belly Dance
Sep 7 - Oct 19
18.00 - 19.00
Natalie Gelman
Belly Dance Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Dive into the sensual serpentine moves of middle eastern dance. Explore body isolations, traveling steps, shimmies and sassy hip movements.
Samba
Sep 22 - Oct 20
18.00 - 19.00
Natalie Gelman
SambaLocation: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy St. Experience the pulsating rhythms and energetic moves of Samba. Travel across the floor and venture into some of the liveliest dances of Brazilian culture. This is an all-levels, drop-in friendly class.
Dancehall Intensive
Sep 19 - Oct 17
19.30 - 21.00
Emilie Phaneuf
Dancehall IntensiveLocation: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy St. Explore basic Dancehall moves and take your first dancing steps! This class is perfect if you’ve never tried Dancehall before, and want to discover what this style of dance has to offer. This is an all-levels, drop-in friendly class.
Afro-Beats Level 1
Sep 7 - Oct 19
19.00 - 20.00
Natalie Gelman
Afro-Beats Level 1Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Learn the basics of African dance and movement, groove to great music, and get your sweat on with fun choreography! This is an all-levels, drop-in friendly class.
Afro-Beats Level 2
Sep 22 - Oct 20
19.00 - 20.00
Natalie Gelman
Afro-Beats Level 2Location: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy St. This class is geared towards students with some knowledge of African dance and movement. Get ready for a fast-paced class with fun and challenging choreography!

Tuesday

  • Dancehall Intensive Sep 19 - Oct 17Emilie Phaneuf
    19.30 - 21.00

Thursday

  • Belly Dance Sep 7 - Oct 19Natalie Gelman
    18.00 - 19.00
  • Afro-Beats Level 1 Sep 7 - Oct 19Natalie Gelman
    19.00 - 20.00

Friday

  • Samba Sep 22 - Oct 20Natalie Gelman
    18.00 - 19.00
  • Afro-Beats Level 2 Sep 22 - Oct 20Natalie Gelman
    19.00 - 20.00

Saturday

  • Salsa Level 1 Sep 9 - Oct 28Jeff & Ashvini
    11.00 - 12.00
  • Salsa Level 2 Sep 9 - Oct 28Jeff & Ana
    12.00 - 13.00
  • Salsa Level 3 Sep 9 - Oct 28Jeff & Ana
    13.00 - 14.00
  • Bachata Level 1 Sep 9 - Oct 28Ana & Brian
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Bachata Level 2&3 Sep 9 - Oct 28Ana & Jeff
    15.00 - 16.00
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Belly Dance
Sep 7 - Oct 19
18.00 - 19.00
Natalie Gelman
Belly Dance Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Dive into the sensual serpentine moves of middle eastern dance. Explore body isolations, traveling steps, shimmies and sassy hip movements.
Samba
Sep 22 - Oct 20
18.00 - 19.00
Natalie Gelman
SambaLocation: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy St. Experience the pulsating rhythms and energetic moves of Samba. Travel across the floor and venture into some of the liveliest dances of Brazilian culture. This is an all-levels, drop-in friendly class.
Afro-Beats Level 1
Sep 7 - Oct 19
19.00 - 20.00
Natalie Gelman
Afro-Beats Level 1Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Learn the basics of African dance and movement, groove to great music, and get your sweat on with fun choreography! This is an all-levels, drop-in friendly class.
Afro-Beats Level 2
Sep 22 - Oct 20
19.00 - 20.00
Natalie Gelman
Afro-Beats Level 2Location: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy St. This class is geared towards students with some knowledge of African dance and movement. Get ready for a fast-paced class with fun and challenging choreography!

Thursday

  • Belly Dance Sep 7 - Oct 19Natalie Gelman
    18.00 - 19.00
  • Afro-Beats Level 1 Sep 7 - Oct 19Natalie Gelman
    19.00 - 20.00

Friday

  • Samba Sep 22 - Oct 20Natalie Gelman
    18.00 - 19.00
  • Afro-Beats Level 2 Sep 22 - Oct 20Natalie Gelman
    19.00 - 20.00
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Bachata Level 1
Sep 9 - Oct 28
14.00 - 15.00
Ana & Brian
Bachata Level 1Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Take your first bachata steps! Discover the bachata rhythm, basic footwork, partnering technique and simple turn patterns. No experience needed!
Bachata Level 2&3
Sep 9 - Oct 28
15.00 - 16.00
Ana & Jeff
Bachata Level 2&3Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Go beyond the basics - learn footwork and partnering patterns and discover the bachata closed hold and body isolations. Prerequisite: Bachata Level 1 or equivalent.

Saturday

  • Bachata Level 1 Sep 9 - Oct 28Ana & Brian
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Bachata Level 2&3 Sep 9 - Oct 28Ana & Jeff
    15.00 - 16.00
No events available in events category!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Salsa Level 1
Sep 9 - Oct 28
11.00 - 12.00
Jeff & Ashvini
Salsa Level 1Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Take your first salsa steps. Discover the salsa rhythm, basic footwork, partnering technique and simple turn patterns. No experience needed!
Salsa Level 2
Sep 9 - Oct 28
12.00 - 13.00
Jeff & Ana
Salsa Level 2Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Go beyond the basics - learn footwork and partnering patterns and discover spins and body isolations. Prerequisite: Salsa Level 1 or equivalent.
Salsa Level 3
Sep 9 - Oct 28
13.00 - 14.00
Jeff & Ana
Salsa Level 3 Location: Allsaints event space, 10 Blackburn Ave. Explore complex patterns and shines, enhance your body movement, develop your multiple spin technique and hone your musicality and style. Prerequisite: all moves taught in Salsa Level 2 or equivalent.

Saturday

  • Salsa Level 1 Sep 9 - Oct 28Jeff & Ashvini
    11.00 - 12.00
  • Salsa Level 2 Sep 9 - Oct 28Jeff & Ana
    12.00 - 13.00
  • Salsa Level 3 Sep 9 - Oct 28Jeff & Ana
    13.00 - 14.00
No events available in workshop category!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Dancehall Intensive
Sep 19 - Oct 17
19.30 - 21.00
Emilie Phaneuf
Dancehall IntensiveLocation: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy St. Explore basic Dancehall moves and take your first dancing steps! This class is perfect if you’ve never tried Dancehall before, and want to discover what this style of dance has to offer. This is an all-levels, drop-in friendly class.

Tuesday

  • Dancehall Intensive Sep 19 - Oct 17Emilie Phaneuf
    19.30 - 21.00
No events available!

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

salsa   |   bachata   |   street styles   |   afro-caribbean   |   special workshops

Salsa Level 1

Instructors: Ana & Brian, Jeff & Ashvini

Take your first salsa steps! Discover the salsa rhythm, basic steps, left and right turns, cross-body leads, inside traveling turns, and simple combinations. You will also learn partnering technique and simple footwork to spice up your dancing! No partners needed!

level: no experience needed! This is a beginner class.
shoes: dance shoes, or dress shoes with clean soles. Avoid running shoes.
drop-ins: registration required; drop-ins welcome in the first 2 weeks only.

Salsa Level 2

Instructors: Ana & Jeff

Go beyond the basics! Each 7-week session we introduce a combination of footwork and partnering moves based on common salsa patterns, including double-hand turns, hammerlock holds, wraps, traveling turn variations and more. We also introduce spin technique and body isolation exercises at this level. No partners needed!

level: requires comfort with all moves, techniques and concepts taught in Salsa Level 1.
shoes: dance shoes, or dress shoes with clean soles. Avoid running shoes.
drop-ins: registration required; drop-ins welcome in the first 2 weeks only.

Salsa Level 3

Instructors: Ana & Jeff

Once you have mastered ALL the moves we teach in Salsa Level 2, explore the endless combinations salsa has to offer while honing your technique and style. In this class we introduce more complex concepts (such as copas, 360s, multiple spins) and create new footwork and partnering combinations that will make you the star of the dance floor. No partners needed!

level: requires comfort with all moves, techniques and concepts taught in Salsa Level 2.
shoes: suede-soled dance shoes are highly recommended.
drop-ins: registration required; drop-ins welcome in the first 2 weeks only.

Bachata Level 1

Instructors: Ana & Brian

Take your first Bachata steps! Our Level 1 course introduces you to the bachata rhythm, basic steps, turns and promenades that are the core of this fun and intimate dance, as well as basic styling elements to add sizzle to your dancing! Get dance floor-ready in 7 weeks! No partners needed!

level: no experience needed! This is a beginner class.
shoes: dance shoes, or dress shoes with clean soles. Avoid running shoes.
drop-ins: registration required; drop-ins welcome in the first 2 weeks only.

Bachata Level 2

Instructors: Ana & Jeff

Once you are comfortable with the beginner moves covered in Bachata Level 1, this class takes it up a notch and introduces more complex moves. Mix things up with outside turns, cuddles and hammerlocks, fancy footwork, sensual body isolations and lots of turn patterns and combinations to take straight to the dance floor. No partners needed!

level: requires comfort with all moves, techniques and concepts taught in Bachata Level 1.
shoes: dance shoes, or dress shoes with clean soles. Avoid running shoes.
drop-ins: registration required; drop-ins welcome in the first 2 weeks only.

Bachata Level 3

Instructors: Ana & Jeff

Take your bachata to new heights! Once you have mastered Bachata Level 2, join this intermediate-level class. Learn how to get comfortable with your partner, develop great bachata leading and following technique, and make your dancing stand out from the crowd! No partners needed!

level: requires comfort with all moves, techniques and concepts taught in Bachata Level 2.
shoes: suede-soled dance shoes are highly recommended.
drop-ins: registration required; drop-ins welcome in the first 2 weeks only.

STREET STYLES

Salsaton

InstructorEmilie

Spice it up with Salsa & Reggaeton! This class is about adding spice to how you dance, whether you dance as your workout, to build up your confidence on the dance floor or just to have fun! Emilie will be giving lots of options for everyone to feel comfortable.

level: all welcome! This is an all-levels class.
shoes: dance shoes or athletic shoes with clean soles.
drop-ins: drop-ins are welcome throughout the session.

Dancehall Funk

InstructorEmilie

Dancehall is a Jamaican dance that includes elements of Reggae, African, Hip Hop, House and Latin. It’s all about confidence, creativity, expression, attitude, and FUN. Come learn a combination of hot moves and an energetic routine full of street smart choreography, dancing to the hottest music. Get ready for an energetic and challenging class!

level: all welcome! This is an all-levels class.
shoes: athletic shoes with clean soles.
drop-ins: drop-ins are welcome throughout the session.

Heels

InstructorEmilie

Strut your stuff! Celebrate creativity, individuality, uniqueness and fierceness! Dance styles such as Vogue, Sass and Jazz to get you moving to great music in heels. Learn a sexy routine and find new confidence on and off the dance floor! You won’t want to miss this class with Emilie!

level: all welcome! This is an all-levels class.
shoes: dance shoes or heels that you can’t kick off.
drop-ins: registration required; drop-ins welcome in the first 2 weeks only.

AFRO-CARIBBEAN

Afro-Beats Level 1

InstructorNatalie

Learn the basics of African dance and movement, groove to great music, and get your sweat on with fun choreography! We’ll explore styles such as Azonto, Coupé Decalé, Afro House, and Dancehall. You will sweat and laugh, make new friends and improve your stamina as you learn fun combinations, technique and routines. Personal expression is encouraged!

level: no experience needed! This is a beginner class.
shoes: bare feet or athletic shoes with clean soles.
drop-ins: drop-ins are welcome throughout the session.

Afro-Beats Level 2

InstructorNatalie

This class is geared towards students with some knowledge of African dance and movement. Get ready for a fast-paced class with fun and challenging choreography as we explore explore styles such as Azonto, Coupé Decalé, Afro House, and Dancehall! The up beat vibes will have you smiling and sweating as we learn fun combinations, technique and routines.

level: requires knowledge of basic Afro-Beats moves.
shoes: bare feet or athletic shoes with clean soles.
drop-ins: drop-ins are welcome, though registration is encouraged.

Samba

InstructorNatalie

Join the carnival vibe! Experience the pulsating rhythms and energetic moves of Samba. Learn exhilarating dance combinations and routines as we travel across the floor and venture into some of the liveliest dances of Brazilian culture. This exciting class is certain to empower, energize, lift your spirits….and your booty too!

level: all welcome! This is an all-levels class.
shoes: bare feet or athletic shoes with clean soles.
drop-ins: drop-ins are welcome, though registration is encouraged.

Belly Dance

InstructorNatalie

Dive into the sensual serpentine moves of middle eastern dance. Explore body isolations, traveling steps, shimmies and sassy hip movements.

level: all welcome! This is an all-levels class.
shoes: bare feet or athletic shoes with clean soles.
drop-ins: drop-ins are welcome, though registration is encouraged.

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS

Sunday Workshop Series

Come explore a different dance, or aspect of dancing, the first and third Sunday of each month!

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