Events

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Steps Sunday Studio Parties

End your weekend with a fun night out of dancing.  Meet other students and dancers.  Practice what you have learned in a relaxed & friendly environment.   Not confident to use some dance moves in the nightclubs yet?  Try them here first.  Dance with your fellow classmates and your instructors.   Join us for a fun lesson and stay to party!

5pm - 6pm Dance Lessons.  Separate lesson for beginners & intermediate/advanced.

6pm - 9pm Steps Sunday Studio Party.  DJ will play Salsa, Bachata, Hustle and Cha Cha.

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.  And women, we encourage you to ask the men to dance as well!

$10 including lesson; $5 after 6pm.     

Dates:

Sunday, March 16 ~ Hustle lesson at 5pm.  Party & Dancing at 6pm.  Special Sneak Preview Screening of the Salsa documentary "Cold Nights, Hot Salsa" from 8pm-9pm.  Bring some popcorn and stay for the movie! Click here for movie info:

Sunday, April 13 ~ Bachata lesson

Friday, May 9 ~ Steps Anniversary Party, 8:30pm-2am at 995 Broadview Ave.  See details below.

Sunday, June 8 ~ Lesson to be confirmed

Buy your ticket now  →


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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:  Friday, May 23rd at Lula Lounge located at 1585 Dundas Ave. West.  DJ + live band Cafe Cubano.  All ladies free before 10pm.  Men, say you are with Steps Dance Studio for $10 admission before 10pm (regular price $15).  

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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Women's Salsa Retreat

Steps Dance Studio’s annual Women's Salsa Retreat takes place every spring.  Make sure to join us for this inspiring event!   An opportunity to learn how to add elegance, style and sexiness to your dancing from some of Toronto's best.  Build your confidence in a warm, encouraging, women-only environment.  Look better and feel better on the dance floor!  Suitable for all levels and a great workshop to take with your girlfriends!

Saturday, April 26th, 2014:

12:30-1:00pm
Registration & Check in

1:00-1:45pm 
Spins & Turns Technique

1:45-2:30pm 
Styling Drills & Body Isolation Exercises

2:30-3:30pm 
Sexy Shines with Styling & Body Movement

3:30-4:00pm 
Snack Break and Open Forum Discussion (healthy snacks provided)

4:00-5:00pm 
Sexy Partner Styling - How to add styling, express yourself to the music & still be a good follower.

What to bring: Dance sneakers or jazz slippers and dance heels (4 hours may be too long to be in heels!), water bottle. Please wear cool, comfortable clothing. Videotaping will be permitted at the end of each section.

Register now  →


Steps Anniversary Party

Celebrate 13 Years of Dance With Us!

At Whistler's Grill - 2nd floor - the McNeil Room at 995 Broadview Ave (corner of Pottery Rd).
FREE onsite parking + FREE street parking. 6 minute walk from Broadview subway.


8:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Dance lesson
9:00pm - 2:00am ~ Party 
9:30pm - 9:50pm ~ Performances

DJ Alberth spinning the best Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, Top 40 & House from 9pm to 2am. 
Semi-formal event, dress to impress. 
Dancing, party, performances, door prizes and more!  Come celebrate with us!

Cash bar. Meals and snacks available for purchase all night long from an a la carte menu. 

Everyone welcome!!

Tickets $15 adv/$20 at the door.

Buy your tickets now  →


Canada Salsa Congress

The largest, most anticipated and longest running congress in Canada is celebrating its 12th year at the beautiful Sheraton Centre Hotel from Thursday October 9 to Monday October 13, 2014.  The annual convention was founded and is produced and run by Steps’ own Jennifer Aucoin.

35 International Artists from Colombia, Dubai, Chile, Puerto Rico, Italy, Mexico, New York, Miami, Philadelphia, LA & more.

60 Dance Companies & 45 of the best instructors in the world.  Amazing shows each night.

Workshops for all levels, from beginner to advanced levels.  Explore, Improve, Master.  Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, Pachanga, Hustle, West Coast Swing, Kizomba & more.

3 Ballrooms & parties till 4am - Salsa, Bachata & Kizomba, Hustle & West Coast Swing

8th Annual DanceFeet Canadian Championships.  Pro, Am-Am & Pro-Am divisions in Salsa, Bachata, Hustle, Cha Cha & West Coast Swing (heats& showcases)

Find out details at www.canadasalsacongress.com


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Steps & Soul 2 Sole Winter Ball

The annual Winter Ball is an elegant dinner and dance event.  Seated dinner, dance lesson, performances, door prizes, raffles, DJ and dancing all night long.  And the party is not just for Salsa & Bachata dancers!  Our DJ will also play Top 40, Old School & House to keep everyone dancing and partying all night long. Don't miss it! 
This year's event is will be held on Saturday, December 13th, 2014.  Details to be posted soon. 
 

Buy your ticket now →

 


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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) and more! 

Stay tuned for our next great guest workshops.


"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