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, June 8 ~ Cha Cha Lesson 

Sunday, July 6 ~ Latin Hustle Lesson

Sunday, August 10 ~ Reggaeton Lesson with Dresyer Garcia Soto

 

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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:  Tuesday June 24th (after our classes) to the grand opening of Agua Tuesdays at Gilt Nightclub located at 31 Mercer St.  Email info@stepsdancestudio.com no later than 12pm on Tues. June 24 to be on the Steps Guestlist ($10 admission).  If you decide last minute, please show your Steps keytag at the door or say you are from Steps. 

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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Visit the Steps booth at Salsa on St. Clair
Saturday July 19, 12pm - 10:30pm & Sunday July 20, 12pm - 8:30pm

Toronto's greatest street party and Steps is part of it!

Visit the Steps Dance Studio booth located on the north side of St. Clair at Rushton Rd. (2 blocks west of Christie St. beside the Rushton Restaurant).

FREE dance lessons every hour at the booth.
Dance all day and all night long on our outdoor dancefloor to the great music of our guest DJs.  We usually have the busiest booth of the festival!  Come out and help us to keep that tradition going!!
Enter your name in our ballot box to win FREE prizes.
Cheer us on and take a FREE lesson as we teach from the Main Stage on Saturday July 19th at 9pm and on Sunday July 20th at 7pm.

Everyone welcome!!

Interested in volunteering at our booth?  We are looking for friendly, outgoing people who love to dance. Email info@stepsdancestudio.com if interested.

 


Canada Salsa & Bachata 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 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)

 

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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. 
 

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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