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Performers' Training Workshop

Saturday January 20
12:00-2:00pm

Learn tricks of the trade to be a better performer!

Choreography: Learn the fastest ways to learn and remember choreography and tips on how to practice to maximize your progress. Learn how to synchronize your movement with the rest of the team and how to maintain formations. 

Performance Training: Improve your posture and presence during your entrance, exit and the entire performance. Learn when to focus on yourself, the audience and your partner. Learn how to build an emotional connection to the music, the choreography and your partner. 

Show Day Preparation: Learn the tricks of the trade of what dancers need to bring with them to the show, how to warm up and how to mentally and physically prepare before hitting the stage.

Who's it for?

Students in any level who are preparing for a dance performance or who are thinking of joining a performance class in the future.

Price

$40
$20 for students currently enrolled in a Steps performance class or on a Steps team


Fun Bachata Shines Workshop

Monday February 5, 7:00-8:00pm  &  Thursday February 8, 9:00-10:00pm

Learn a super fun Bachata shine combo and join our Steps Instagram Challenge!

Follow easy 1,2,3 Steps!
1. LEARN the choreo
2. RECORD yourself dancing somewhere awesome (up to 6 people in video) and SHARE the video on Instagram
3. TAG @StepsDanceStudioToronto and hashtag #Stepsfam

Top 3 videos with the most likes will win prizes. Deadline to post video is March 1st. We will count likes on March 15th at midnight. Winners will be announced on March 17 at our Steps Studio Party.

Who's it for?

Open to all levels.

Price

Free!


Bachata Performance Class

Fridays 8:00-9:00pm
February 9 - May 4
 (12 weeks)

Learn an entire choreographed Bachata routine and then perform it at the Steps Anniversary Party and other nightclubs or events in Toronto. A performance class will help to improve your memory of turn patterns and shines, enhance your styling and body movement, improve your timing and musicality, and learn dips and tricks. Unleash your inner performer, increase your confidence on the dance floor, meet new people and have fun!

Who's it for?

Geared to students in levels 2 and 3 (or with at least 6 months' experience dancing Bachata). Great for first-time performers as well as students who have previously joined a performance class.
 

Price

$225 for non-members.
$150 for members.
A Steps member is a student on a monthly auto-renew contract or with an annual membership. (Must have a membership for the duration of the course.) Please note that all participants must commit for the full course.


Salsa Performance Class

Fridays 9:00-10:00pm
February 9 - May 4
(12 weeks)

Learn an entire choreographed Salsa routine then perform it at the Steps Anniversary Party and other nightclubs or events in Toronto. A performance class will help to improve your memory of turn patterns and shines, enhance your styling and body movement, improve your timing and musicality, and learn dips and tricks. Unleash your inner performer, increase your confidence on the dance floor, meet new people and have fun!

Who's it for?

Geared to students in levels 4 and 5 (or with at least 1 years' experience dancing Salsa). Great for first time performers as well as students who have previously joined a performance class. 
 

Price

$225 for non-members.
$150 for members.
A Steps member is a student on a monthly auto-renew contract or with an annual membership. (Must have a membership for the duration of the course.) Please note that all participants must commit for the full course.


Hustle Foundations - Part 1

Thursdays 7:00-8:00pm
January 4 - 25
(4 weeks)

First 4 weeks of a two-part 8-week intensive for students new to Latin Hustle. Learn the Hustle basic step, popular Hustle turns and turn patterns. Learn hustle technique, how to lead and follow well and turn patterns to get you started on the dance floor. Already know some Salsa? Like partner dancing but don't always hear Salsa music at the functions you go to? For those of you who don't know what Latin Hustle is, think of applying your Salsa turn patterns to different music such as House, Old School, Top 40 and Disco and therefore a different beat. It is so much fun! Dance with a partner to practically any song anywhere!

Who's it for?

No previous hustle experience required. Students must start on the first day. Open to students in Salsa levels 2-5, or people with at least 2 months of experience dancing Salsa.

 

Price

$60 for 4 weeks.
10 and 20 Class Cards can also be used for this workshop. FREE for Steps students on monthly auto-renew membership (Must be member for duration of workshop). FREE for Steps students on an annual membership.


Hustle Foundations - Part 2

Thursdays 7:00-8:00pm
February 1 - 22
(4 weeks)

Continue on your Hustle journey. For those who have taken our 4-week Hustle Foundations Part 1 or who have taken a couple of Hustle workshops in the past. This 4-week course will teach you the hustle technique you will need to social dance well and some new turns and patterns to add to your repertoire. Once students have completed Hustle Foundations Part 2, they may join the Hustle Level 2 weekly course. 

Who's it for?

Completion of Part 1 required to join Part 2 (or approval of instructor). Students must start on the first day.

Price

$60 for 4 weeks.
10 and 20 Class Cards can also be used for this workshop. FREE for Steps students on monthly auto-renew membership (Must be member for duration of workshop). FREE for Steps students on an annual membership.


Cha Cha Foundations

Sundays 1:00-2:00pm
January 7 - 28
(4 weeks)

4-week intensive for students new to Cha Cha. This crash course workshop will teach you the Cha Cha fundamentals — basic timing, turns and technique — to get you started to social dance Cha Cha. After completion of the workshop, you may join our Level 2/3 Cha Cha class.

Who's it for?

Open to students in Salsa levels 2-5. No prior Cha Cha experience required.

Price

$60 for 4 weeks.
10 and 20 Class Cards can also be used for this workshop. FREE for Steps students on monthly auto-renew membership (Must be member for duration of workshop). FREE for Steps students on an annual membership.


Salsa on 2 Foundations

Sundays 1:00-2:00pm
March 4 - 25
(4 weeks)

4-week intensive for students new to dancing Salsa on 2 (also called Mambo or New York or Puerto Rican style Salsa). This crash course workshop will teach you the Salsa on 2 fundamentals — basic timing, turns and technique — to get you started to social dance Salsa on 2. After completion of the workshop, you may join our Salsa on 2 weekly class.

Who's it for?

Open to students in Salsa levels 3-5. No prior on 2 experience required.

Price

$60 for 4 weeks.
10 and 20 Class Cards can also be used for this workshop. FREE for Steps students on monthly auto-renew membership (Must be member for duration of workshop). FREE for Steps students on an annual membership.


West Coast Swing Foundations

Sundays 1:00-2:00pm
February 4, 11, 25
(3 weeks)

A 3-week intensive for students new to dancing West Coast Swing. This crash course workshop will teach you the West Coast Swing fundamentals — basic timing, turns and technique – to get you started to social dance West Coast Swing. After completion of the workshop, you may join our Level 2 West Coast Swing class (with permission of instructor).

Who's it for?

Open to all levels. No prior West Coast Swing experience required.

Price

$50 for 3 weeks.
10 and 20 Class Cards can also be used for this workshop. FREE for Steps students on monthly auto-renew membership (Must be member for duration of workshop.) FREE for students with an annual membership.
 


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Casino Foundations

Thursdays 9:00-10:00pm
January 4 - 25 (4 weeks)

4-week intensive for students new to Casino Rueda. This crash course workshop will teach you the Casino fundamentals.

Casino Rueda is a Cuban form of salsa often described as "Salsa in a Circle". Building on the basic salsa step, it combines new turn patterns with a rotational movement of the whole circle, exchanging partners continually throughout the song. It is a great way to interact with other people, have fun and add variety to your salsa at the same time!

Who's it for?

Open to levels 2-5, or people with at least 4 months experience dancing Salsa. Previous Casino Rueda experience not required. Students must start on the first day.

Price

$60 for 4 weeks.
10 and 20 Class Cards can also be used for this workshop. FREE for Steps students on monthly auto-renew membership. (Must be member for duration of workshop). FREE for Steps students with an annual membership.


Beginner Ballet for Salsa Dancers

Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm

Adult Beginner Ballet for Salsa Dancers provides a strong basis in ballet technique for students of all skill levels, including those who have never taken a ballet class before. All classes emphasize proper and healthy alignment, teach flexibility, strength, balance and endurance and accommodates a wide range of ages and physical abilities. Learn ballet technique and drills to help improve your balance, spins, control, coordination and your overall dancing. Get fit and strong and have fun within an encouraging and challenging atmosphere. Attire: Comfortable clothing in which you can move easily (no jeans!). Ballet slippers or thin socks.

Who's it for?

For men and women of all levels. No previous ballet or dance experience required. 

Price

$10 drop-in. Ballet included FREE with the Steps monthly auto-renew and the Steps annual membership. 10 and 20 Class Cards can also be used for this class. 
 



Question about one of our workshops?
Call 416-656-STEP (7837) or email us at info@stepsdancestudio.com