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What did the pirate say when he turned 80?
"Aye Matey"


(say it out loud.)

 

CLASSES

NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2017

Legend:

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

Thursday classes take place in Studio X-2 of Studio X – 250 City Centre Ave.

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Salsa Level 1
Nov 4 - Dec 16
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
Nov 4 - Dec 16
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
Nov 4 - Dec 16
13.00 - 14.00
Jeff & Ana
Salsa Level 3Location: 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.
Practika!
Nov 4 - Dec 16 (Except November 11th)
14.00 - 15.00
Free practice time!
Practika!Come practice your salsa, cha-cha and bachata moves and meet other Azucar students! Ana and Jeff will be around if you need help.
Bachata Level 1
Nov 4 - Dec 16
15.00 - 16.00
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
Nov 4 - Dec 16
16.00 - 17.00
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.
Dancehall Funk INTENSIVE
Nov 7 - Nov 28
19.30 - 21.00
Emilie Phaneuf
Dancehall Funk INTENSIVELocation: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy St.
Explore Dancehall moves and fun choreographies! This is an all-levels, drop-in friendly class. Whether you're taking your first Dancehall steps or are a veteran of Emilie's classes, get ready for a challenge!
Ladies' Salsa Technique
Nov 2 - Dec 14
19.00 - 20.00
Ashvini
Ladies' Salsa TechniqueLocation: Studio X, 250 City Centre Ave.
Ladies, this class will build you up by breaking it down. Perfect your stepping technique, foot placement, leg movement, hip movement, weight transfer, rib motion, arm movement and body alignment. Prerequisite: knowledge of salsa basics (Level 2+).

Tuesday

  • Dancehall Funk INTENSIVE Nov 7 - Nov 28Emilie Phaneuf
    19.30 - 21.00

Thursday

  • Ladies' Salsa Technique Nov 2 - Dec 14Ashvini
    19.00 - 20.00

Saturday

  • Salsa Level 1 Nov 4 - Dec 16Jeff & Ashvini
    11.00 - 12.00
  • Salsa Level 2 Nov 4 - Dec 16Jeff & Ana
    12.00 - 13.00
  • Salsa Level 3 Nov 4 - Dec 16Jeff & Ana
    13.00 - 14.00
  • Practika! Nov 4 - Dec 16 (Except November 11th)Free practice time!
    14.00 - 15.00
  • Bachata Level 1 Nov 4 - Dec 16Ana & Brian
    15.00 - 16.00
  • Bachata Level 2&3 Nov 4 - Dec 16Ana & Jeff
    16.00 - 17.00
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Bachata Level 1
Nov 4 - Dec 16
15.00 - 16.00
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
Nov 4 - Dec 16
16.00 - 17.00
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 Nov 4 - Dec 16Ana & Brian
    15.00 - 16.00
  • Bachata Level 2&3 Nov 4 - Dec 16Ana & Jeff
    16.00 - 17.00
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Practika!
Nov 4 - Dec 16 (Except November 11th)
14.00 - 15.00
Free practice time!
Practika!Come practice your salsa, cha-cha and bachata moves and meet other Azucar students! Ana and Jeff will be around if you need help.

Saturday

  • Practika! Nov 4 - Dec 16 (Except November 11th)Free practice time!
    14.00 - 15.00
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Salsa Level 1
Nov 4 - Dec 16
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
Nov 4 - Dec 16
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
Nov 4 - Dec 16
13.00 - 14.00
Jeff & Ana
Salsa Level 3Location: 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.
Ladies' Salsa Technique
Nov 2 - Dec 14
19.00 - 20.00
Ashvini
Ladies' Salsa TechniqueLocation: Studio X, 250 City Centre Ave.
Ladies, this class will build you up by breaking it down. Perfect your stepping technique, foot placement, leg movement, hip movement, weight transfer, rib motion, arm movement and body alignment. Prerequisite: knowledge of salsa basics (Level 2+).

Thursday

  • Ladies' Salsa Technique Nov 2 - Dec 14Ashvini
    19.00 - 20.00

Saturday

  • Salsa Level 1 Nov 4 - Dec 16Jeff & Ashvini
    11.00 - 12.00
  • Salsa Level 2 Nov 4 - Dec 16Jeff & Ana
    12.00 - 13.00
  • Salsa Level 3 Nov 4 - Dec 16Jeff & Ana
    13.00 - 14.00
No events available in workshop category!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Dancehall Funk INTENSIVE
Nov 7 - Nov 28
19.30 - 21.00
Emilie Phaneuf
Dancehall Funk INTENSIVELocation: McNabb Community Centre, 180 Percy St.
Explore Dancehall moves and fun choreographies! This is an all-levels, drop-in friendly class. Whether you're taking your first Dancehall steps or are a veteran of Emilie's classes, get ready for a challenge!

Tuesday

  • Dancehall Funk INTENSIVE Nov 7 - Nov 28Emilie Phaneuf
    19.30 - 21.00
No events available!

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

salsa   |   bachata   |   street styles

Salsa Level 1

Instructors: 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.

Ladies’ Salsa Technique

Instructors: Ashvini

Take your technique to the next level! Ladies, this class will build you up by breaking it down. Each week we will focus on a specific aspect of salsa technique, to get you looking and feeling more “salsa” in your basic salsa steps. Ideal for intermediate-level salsa dancers who want to hone their craft, this course will cover concepts like correct stepping technique, foot placement, leg movement, hip movement, weight transfer, rib motion, arm movement and body alignment.

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.

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

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.