Events


steps studio party WITH GUEST ANYA KATSEVMAN, NEW YORK CITY
saturDAY july 15, 8:00PM-1:00am

Studio 1: Salsa Dance Lesson, 8pm-9pm
Studio 1: Salsa & Bachata Music, 9pm - 1am, DJ Ef

Studio 2: Hustle Lesson, 8pm-9pm
Studio 2: Hustle, West Coast & Top 40 Music, 9pm - midnight, DJ DeTox

Cash bar.  Meet other students and dancers.  Practice what you have learned in a relaxed & friendly environment.  Not confident to use some dance moves in the nightclub yet?  Try them here first.  Dance with your fellow classmates, Toronto dancers and your instructors.  Join us for a fun lesson and stay to party.   All ages and all levels welcome, including non Steps students and dancers.  No partner necessary - everyone dances with everyone and most people rotate partners after every song.  

Special Amateur Salsa & Bachata Heated Competition! This is about having fun on the dance floor and improvising to the music! Join our fun & friendly competition on Sat. July 15th and you may win a prize! 

No preparation necessary - just social dance to a song(s) chosen by the DJ.  You must sign up with a partner.  Multiple couples dance on the floor at one time. Couples are being judged based on their timing, musicality, technique and showmanship (i.e. how much fun they are having!). Divisions for Salsa Level 1-3, Salsa 4-5, Bachata 1-2, Bachata 3-5.  

Entry fee $5 per person per division. You may enter your level plus one level up. Anyone can enter the competition, you do not have to be a Steps student to enter. Register for the competition in advance by emailing Jennifer@stepsdancestudio.com or register the day of the party. Registration closes at 10pm. Competition at 11pm.

Admission: $10 all night long


AUDITION

STEPS BOOTH AT SALSA ON ST. CLAIR, SAT. JULY 8 & SUN. JULY 9, 2017

Celebrate the best street festival in Toronto with Steps Dance Studio!  We have been a part of this festival since it's first year and love the vibe and spirit it brings to the city.  Join us at the Steps booth and our outdoor dancefloor for FREE dance lessons all weekend long, dance performances, prize giveaways, special deals and more.  DJ Alberth Moreno will be spinning at the booth all weekend.  Everyone welcome.

The Steps booth will be located on the north side of St. Clair at Rushton Rd.  Remember St. Clair will be closed off from Christie St. almost all the way to Oakwood Ave. 
Steps booth will be open Saturday July 8th from 12pm - 10:00pm and on Sunday July 9th from 12pm - 8pm. 

Catch Steps Dance Studio teaching on the main stage and performing on the main stage on Saturday July 8th from 7:45pm-8:15pm and on Sunday July 9th from 6:15pm-6:30pm.

Want to volunteer at our booth?  We are looking for energetic and outgoing people who love to dance that would like to volunteer for a few hours on one or both days of the festival.  Duties include dancing, having fun, participating in the dance lessons, having fun, encouraging others to join in the lessons, having fun, handing out Steps flyers, having fun...Email jennifer@stepsdancestudio.com no later than July 4th if you are interested. 


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ROLE NEUTRAL CLASSES
EVERY FRIDAY, 7PM - 9PM

7PM-8PM: ROLE NEUTRAL SALSA LEVEL 1
8PM-9PM: ROLE NEUTRAL SALSA LEVEL 2

Each student decides if they want to learn to lead or to follow.
These classes (and all the classes at Steps) are LGBTQ+ friendly.  
These classes are also great for higher level students who want to learn the opposite role than what they normally dance.  
Everyone will be rotating partners throughout the class.  
Ongoing classes every Friday.  Students can start any time. Please note students must be assessed by teacher to take Level 2. 
Note: No classes on Friday February 3 due to the Steps Snow Ball (our annual Winter Gala).  


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role neutral salsa & bachata party
saturday june 10, 8PM - midnight
 

8pm-9pm ~ Role Neutral Salsa lesson - Every student chooses to lead or follow.
9pm - midnight ~ Salsa & Bachata Party with DJ DeTox

Cash bar.  

LGBTQ+ friendly studio.  Meet other students and dancers.  Practice in a relaxed, friendly and welcoming role neutral envrionment.  Not confident to use some dance moves in the nightclub yet? Try them here first.  Dance with your fellow classmates, Toronto dancers and your instructors.  Join us for a fun lesson and stay to party.  All ages and all levels welcome, including non Steps students and dancers.  No partner necessary.

Price: $10 per person all night long (includes lesson)



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STUDENT OUTINGS

Join the Steps instructors and your fellow students at one of the many club outings we organize. We love to dance so ask us for a dance - we won't say no!

Next Student Outing:  To Be Announced 

Upcoming Student Outings: 
To Be Announced

Don't want to wait for an official Steps party or outing to practice?  Lots of our students (plus students and dancers from across the city) attend the Toronto Salsa Practice on Saturday afternoons at Bloor and Spadina. A beginner-friendly environment, all levels welcome.    Click here for their site →


 

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STEPS BOOTH AT SALSA ON ST. CLAIR, SAT. JULY 8 & SUN. JULY 9, 2017

Celebrate the best street festival in Toronto with Steps Dance Studio!  We have been a part of this festival since it's first year and love the vibe and spirit it brings to the city.  Join us at the Steps booth and our outdoor dancefloor for FREE dance lessons all weekend long, dance performances, prize giveaways, special deals and more.  DJ Alberth Moreno will be spinning at the booth all weekend.  Everyone welcome.

The Steps booth will be located on the north side of St. Clair at Rushton Rd.  Remember St. Clair will be closed off from Christie St. almost all the way to Oakwood Ave. 
Steps booth will be open Saturday July 9th from 12pm - 10:00pm and on Sunday July 10th from 12pm - 8pm. 

Catch Steps Dance Studio teaching on the main stage and performing on the main stage on Saturday July 9th from (time TBD) and on Sunday July 10th from (Time TBD).

Want to volunteer at our booth?  We are looking for energetic and outgoing people who love to dance that would like to volunteer for a few hours on one or both days of the festival.  Duties include dancing, having fun, participating in the dance lessons, having fun, encouraging others to join in the lessons, having fun, handing out Steps flyers, having fun...Email jennifer@stepsdancestudio.com no later than July 4th if you are interested. 


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Guest Instructors

Once or twice a year, join us for special weekend workshops with world-renowned instructors.  We bring some of the best instructors in the world to our studio for a fun-filled weekend of intensive training and learning (and partying of course!).  Recent workshops have included Tito and Tamara, (Puerto Rico), Grupo Alafia (Italy), Billy and Katie (Miami), Nelson Flores (New York), Raul Santiago (Los Angeles), David & Paulina (Mexico) and more! 


"I wanted to thank you for inviting Billy and Katie from Miami, we had a great time yesterday! The Latin Hustle workshops were great, the people were great. Thanks again for giving us the opportunity to meet and learn from them."
 
—Irina