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Beginner West Coast Swing Tuesdays w/Nicole has been CANCELLED for the summer term. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Joy of Dance is closed this Friday, July 1st and Saturday, July 2nd for Canada Day. We wish you a happy and fun long weekend! HAPPY CANADA DAY!
The Hip Hop Funk with Hollywood is cancelled for Wednesday, June 29 ONLY. We apologize for the inconvenience.
This intensive week-long workshop is for teen and adult dancers who have at least 3 years of ballet training. This workshop is a great way to get back into dancing shape before regular Fall classes start up again! SCHEDULE MON TUES WED THUR FRI 10:30 – 11 a.m. Conditioning for Dancers 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ballet Technique 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Character Dance Pointe Prep Character Dance Pointe Prep Character Dance 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Repertoire Conditioning for Dancers: This class will include a warm-up that is focused on mobilising and activating all of the muscles dancers will be using in Ballet Technique. Exercises will be performed both standing and on the floor using a mat. Ballet Technique: Dancers will develop technical, musical and performance skills in a traditional ballet class setting that includes Barre Work, Centre Practice, Pirouettes, Adagio and Allegro. Character Dance: A balletic representation of traditional folk dance, character dance uses movements and music that have been adapted for the stage. Famous ballets that showcase charater dance include Don Quixote, Paquita and Swan Lake. Pointe Preparation: This class is designed to help dancers get strong enough for pointe work, and is beneficial for everyone – even if you are not going to go onto pointe for a little while. Simple exercises to improve foot control and strength will be covered. Repertoire: Dancers will learn group and/or sole dance(s) inspired by famous ballets. DATE: Monday, August 15 - Friday, August 19, 2016 TIME: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. COST: $295 + HST Registration CLOSES August 5.
Joy of Dance Centre is the premier dance studio in Toronto offering the very best in Adult, Kids and Teen dance class instruction in a warm, state of the art, and friendly environment. We are committed to providing our students a place and space to grow: uniquely, individually, expressively, technically, passionately and with excellence. We are simply the best, and are passionate about giving you every opportunity to express your best. We offer instruction in a diverse and extensive dance repertoire including Ballet, Ballroom, Bollywood, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap and Urban.
Contact & Location:
95 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON M4K 1N2
Joy of Dance Centre is located in one of Toronto’s most popular communities. There are 4 state of the art studios housed in a heritage like stone building right at the corner of Broadview and Danforth. It is perfect for rehearsals, auditions, photo and film shoots, birthday parties and special events. There are 4 studios: Studios A & C are 1800 square feet. Studio B & D are 2000 square feet.Find out more