Locations of Lessons
NOTE: Please bring a change of shoes either Ballroom/Latin dance shoes or clean non-black rubber non-marking soled shoes to change into before stepping onto the dance floor. Running or court shoes would be a last resort alternative. Please refrain from wearing sandals or flip flops on the dance floor.
Continental Dance Club, 3141 Wharton Way, Mississauga, L4X 2B6
Dance to the Rhythm, 392 Gibraltar Drive, 2nd Floor, Mississauga, L5T 2P6
Ballroom on Bayview, 3-1578 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, M4G 3B7
Ciao Bella Dance Studio, 203-5451 Highway 7, Woodbridge, L4L 0B2
Group Lessons & Dance Practices
Wednesday Evening (Two Group Lessons)
Dixie Park Centre, 308-1550 South Gateway Road, Mississauga, L4W 5G6
Friday Evening (Group Lesson and Dance Practice)
Pivot Dance School, 27-755 Queensway E, Mississauga, L4Y 4C5
Types of Lessons Offered
Private Lessons for 1 or 2 students are a fantastic way to create and develop your "First Dance" for a Wedding or any other special event where you and your partner have a desire to "show off" your new dancing skills or polish dormant dancing skills or even surprise and impress your friends. Private Lessons are guided by your individual desires and goals. You may take as many Private Lessons and for as long as you wish. You may attend your Private Lessons with or without a partner. Private Lessons may commence at any time and are by appointment only. On-site Private Lessons are available upon request and subject to an additional $10 per hour.
Semi-Private Lessons are available when attention is desired for your group. They are especially suitable for 3 to 6 students, for example, Wedding, Cotillion, company event, social activity, church function, group of friends, co-workers, or family members. On-site Semi-Private Lessons are available upon request.
Larger On-Site Group Lessons
On-Site Group Lessons are ideal for 7 to 20 students. As a special treat at your Wedding, school event, company function, church event, or just for fun, is a 1 hour or more, Group Lesson for your family members, friends, and guests. They will enjoy the fun and adventure of learning a chosen dance or dances and will experience the movement and interconnection with another person and the music. It is a great time filled with laughter and smiles. They could use their new skills later in the evening when the music is turned up for dancing!
Group Lessons & Dance Practices
Wednesday (Two Group Lessons)
Two 1 hour Group Lessons are held Wednesday evenings beginning at 7:30 pm. The first hour will feature the Smooth Dances (Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, and Quickstep) and the second hour features the Rhythm Dances (Cha Cha, Swing, Rumba, Mambo, Bolero, Hustle, Samba, Salsa, Merengue, etc.)
Friday (Group Lesson and Dance Practice)
A 1 hour Group Lesson followed by a 2 hour Dance Practice are held Friday evenings beginning at 8:00 pm. Each month will feature a different dance in the Group Lessons. All music is provided by a licensed and insured professional DJ specializing in Ballroom & Latin music. Here is a quick and fun way to make requests; when in attendance at any Friday evening Dance Practice or Special Event, input the following http://www.virtualdj.com/ask/Jiver33 into your browser on your smartphone and instantly request your Song and/or Artist. The DJ may also respond to your request.
In addition, the class material will also include quality of movement, partnering, patterns, musicality, how to determine which dance will fit the tune, and more. Both Wednesday and Friday evenings you will learn, dance, and meet new friends. The Wednesday Group Lessons and Friday Group lessons & Dance Practices cater to beginner to intermediate students and are usually attended by people of all levels and ages. You may attend the Group Lessons and/or Dance Practices with or without a partner. Drop by and dance!
Friday Featured Dances
January - Salsa
February - Foxtrot
March - Rumba
April - Waltz
May - Swing
June - Tango
July - Bolero
August - Cha Cha
September - Viennese Waltz
October - Samba
November - Quickstep
December 4, 6, 11 - Review, Style and Technique
December 13 - 13th Christmas Dinner Dance
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