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Dance Events
and Workshops


Joy of Dance studio presents special dance workshops and dance performances throughout the year.

Regular Events

Thursday $12 Workshops and Ballroom Dance Parties

Join us every Thursday at 8:30 p.m. for the Joy of Dance $12.00 Ballroom dance workshops and practice parties. Have a great time socializing while practicing your Ballroom moves.



12:  Hustle w/Annie | Hustle Rueda w/Mark
19:  Ballroom Dance Party
26:  American Rumba – Beginner w/Ian | American Rumba – Advanced w/Annie


3:    Ballroom Dance Party
10:  American Waltz w/Arpad | American Waltz – Advanced w/Annie
17:   Ballroom Dance Party
24:  Viennese Waltz w/Ian | Viennese Waltz – Advanced w/Steve
31:  Halloween Dance Party


7:   American Bolero – Beginner w/Mark | American Bolero – Advanced w/Steve
9:   Black Tie Decadance
14:  Ballroom Dance Party
21: International Samba – Advanced w/Annie
28: Ballroom Dance Party


5:   Night Club 2-Step w/Mark | Night Club 2-Step – Advanced w/Steve
12: Holiday Dance Party
19: American Cha Cha – Beginner w/Arpad | American Cha Cha – Advanced w/Mark


Sunday Workshops with Mark Read

Join Mark Read this winter for intensive workshops in your favourite ballroom and night club dances!

What: Intensive Workshops
When: Sundays  3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Joy of Dance Centre
Cost: $12

Students may register by online, by phone at 416-406-3262 or in person.



8:   Hustle/WCS Combo
22: Intermediate Hustle


6:   Hustle/WCS Combo
20: Intermediate Hustle


3:   Intermediate Hustle
17: Intermediate Hustle


8: Intermediate Hustle
22: Intermediate Hustle

Hustle & West Coast Swing Monthly Dance Party

SATURDAY, October 26

7-8pm: Intermediate HUSTLE Workshop w/Annie Lebedeva
8-9pm: Intermediate WEST COAST SWING w/Guest Instructor Joanna Swanson
9-midnight: Social Dance (Hustle & WCS tunes)

Both workshop & social – $20
One workshop & social – $15
Social only – $5

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Special Events

DecaDANCE: Black Tie

Saturday | November 9  | 7 – 12:00 a.m.

Join us for an evening of social dancing, breath-taking performances and appetizers!

Tickets – $47 +HST
Early bird – $41 + HST before October 18


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Boss Chick Twerkout FREE Class

Saturday | October 26  | 11 – 12:00 p.m.

Our twerkout classes are starting on Saturday, October 26 at 11 a.m. and every Saturday after that! You are welcome to join our first class for FREE!

Visit our Fitness page for all information.

Ballet Variation Workshops: Fall 2019

Sugar Plum Fairy Variation

Saturday, November 16

Saturday, December 14

2-4:00 p.m. with Emily

Pre-requisite: 3+ years of ballet experience
Nutcracker Season is almost upon us! This Fall join Joy of Dance Centre for 2 special holiday variation workshops introducing dancers to the classic Nutcracker Ballet variation, The Sugar Plum Fairy.
Dancers at an Elementary-Intermediate level ballet are welcome to come take this open workshop in soft shoes. Dancers working at an Advanced 1 or 2 level are encouraged to take the workshop on pointe. Male dancers are welcome! Slight amendments to this traditionally female choreography will be made to provide a male version.
Level 3 and 4 Teens from Joy of Dance students are also able to attend.

Workshops are based off the RAD’s new Discovering Repertoire syllabus, Level 4.

Note: Bring your tutus! Tiaras will be provided.

Fee: tba

*Joy’s registered Adult RAD students may use any unused make-up classes for these workshops. They can also use their RAD Jump-in passes to pay for them.

SHAG Dancing Weekend Intensive

Saturday, Sunday | November 16-17

Get into the swing of things with our Shag Dancing and Weekend Intensive! Taught by Carolina Shag instructors Ashley & Tobitha Stewart, our weekend intensive will guide you through the fancy footwork and smooth rhythms of shag.

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