Our Studio

As one of Toronto's top voted dance studios, we strive to offer the very best in adult, youth and teen dance class instruction in a friendly and welcoming environment. Dance is the fastest pathway to joy, so come here to leave your troubles on the dance floor.

Kids Dance Classes
for Ages 10-12

Fall Term 2020: September 13 - December 21

About Our Dance Classes

Joy of Dance offers fun and energetic dance classes for kids in the GTA. Kids learn the FUNdamentals of dance, stress release and how to build self-esteem. Qualified dance instructors teach all our kids dance classes in an age-appropriate setting. From Hip Hop and Jazz to Lyrical, Ballroom and Ballet, we are sure to have the perfect class for your children to experience the joy of dance. Come visit us anytime to see how you will feel at home here.

New COVID-19 Requirements for Class


* All students must bring their own water bottles
* Students and staff must wear face masks
* We are doing staggered starts for class to minimize hallway traffic
* There will be 15 mins between classes to clean and move students in and out of class safely
* Students cannot linger at the studio. They must arrive a few minutes before and leave right after class.

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Scheduling Note:

We are closed for Thanksgiving Sunday, Monday October 11 & 12.

 Dance Showcase

Our Winter Showcase will be presented as in-studio dance films. Our plan is to have our next in-theatre Showcase in June 2020.

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Available Classes

Ballet 10-12

Ballet dance classes for kids 10-12 offer those students who like a more traditional movement the opportunity to establish technique, positions, turns and more.

Ballet Attire

Girls

Shoes (canvas or leather ballet slippers in ballet pink or skin tone) Tights: ballet pink or skin tone, Body Suit: any colour, Skirt: if desired. Hair: tidy, preferably in a bun

BOYS

Shoes: (canvas or leather ballet slippers black or white), Pants: Fitted or loose athletic shorts or black or navy fitted legging, Top: white fitted t-shirt, Hair: out of the face.

Looking for next term? Flip ahead using the calendar below or contact us.

*When signing up your children, please make sure they are within the specified age group. Note that your child may need to be moved to another class otherwise.
*Signing up your child – please use your child’s name in the account that you create and your name for the billing information only.
Signing up for more than one child – call the front desk for assistance for the first time only so we can set up the relationship and payment options between children and parents properly so it is easier the next time. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Competitive Lyrical 12-Teens

Our competitive contemporary dance program is for students who are reaching for a higher level of dance and are committed to performing routines at a competitive level at Provincial championships in the spring. For the past four years the Teams have won top awards at each competition.

Full year program September 2020-June 2021
Class Time: Saturdays 9-11 a.m.
Choreographer: Lee Jong
Cost: $570 + HST per term

Program includes:

  • 2 hour Competitive class and Teen Lyrical 1.5 or Ballet
  • 4 competitions
  • Costume
  • Teamwear

Auditions: tba

*When signing up your children, please make sure they are within the specified age group. Note that your child may need to be moved to another class otherwise.
Competitive Hip Hop 10-Teen

Our competitive hip hop dance program is for students who are reaching for a higher level of dance and are committed to performing routines at a competitive level at Provincial championships in the spring. For the past four years the Teams have won top awards at each competition.

Full year program September 2020-June 2021
Class Time: Sundays 9:15-11:15a.m.
Choreographer: Shameka Blake (temporary sub: Jendayl Dyer)
Cost: $570 + HST per term

Program includes:

  • 2 hour competition class and one compulsory class
  • 4 competitions
  • Costume
  • Team wear

Auditions: tba

*When signing up your children, please make sure they are within the specified age group. Note that your child may need to be moved to another class otherwise.
Hip Hop 10-12

Hip Hop dance classes for kids 10-12 are the expression of Urban culture through dance. They are fun, funky and age appropriate.

Attire for Boys and Girls

Clothes: loose fitting e.g. long/short sleeved tops and short/legging/sweatpant bottoms, Shoes: indoor sneakers, preferably not black soled, Hair: anything that helps keep it out of their face.

*Students must be approved by the teacher to register for Level 2 classes.

Looking for next term? Flip ahead using the calendar below or contact us.

*When signing up your children, please make sure they are within the specified age group. Note that your child may need to be moved to another class otherwise.
*Signing up your child – please use your child’s name in the account that you create and your name for the billing information only.
Signing up for more than one child – call the front desk for assistance for the first time only so we can set up the relationship and payment options between children and parents properly so it is easier the next time. Thank you for your cooperation.
Hip Hop/Jazz 10-12

The Joy of Dance offers some of the most fun and energetic dance classes for kids in Toronto. Kids learn the FUNdamentals of dance, stress release and building self-esteem. Qualified dance instructors teach all of our kids dance classes in an age-appropriate setting.

Attire for Boys and Girls

Clothes: loose fitting e.g. long/short sleeved tops and short/legging/sweatpant bottoms, Shoes: indoor sneakers, preferably not black soled, Hair: anything that helps keep it out of their face.

Looking for next term? Flip ahead using the calendar below or contact us.

*When signing up your children, please make sure they are within the specified age group. Note that your child may need to be moved to another class otherwise.
*Signing up your child – please use your child’s name in the account that you create and your name for the billing information only.
Signing up for more than one child – call the front desk for assistance for the first time only so we can set up the relationship and payment options between children and parents properly so it is easier the next time. Thank you for your cooperation.
Irish Dancing 5-12

The Broadway stage shows Riverdance and Lord of the Dance took the world by storm – making traditional reels and jigs mainstream. Now everyone can join the fun of the toe-tapping rhythms of Ireland with our kids class.

Looking for next term? Flip ahead using the calendar below or contact us.

*When signing up your children, please make sure they are within the specified age group. Note that your child may need to be moved to another class otherwise.
*Signing up your child – please use your child’s name in the account that you create and your name for the billing information only.
Signing up for more than one child – call the front desk for assistance for the first time only so we can set up the relationship and payment options between children and parents properly so it is easier the next time. Thank you for your cooperation.
Lyrical 10-12

Contemporary Lyrical dance classes allow for fluid dance expression, ability, technique creativity, and discipline.

Attire for Boys and Girls

Clothes: loose fitting e.g. long/short sleeved tops and short/legging/sweatpant bottoms, Shoes: barefeet or socks, Hair: anything that helps keep it out of their face.

*Students must be approved by the teacher to register for Level 2 classes.

Looking for next term? Flip ahead using the calendar below or contact us.

*When signing up your children, please make sure they are within the specified age group. Note that your child may need to be moved to another class otherwise.
*Signing up your child – please use your child’s name in the account that you create and your name for the billing information only.
Signing up for more than one child – call the front desk for assistance for the first time only so we can set up the relationship and payment options between children and parents properly so it is easier the next time. Thank you for your cooperation.
Musical Theatre 10-12

Musical Theatre combines it all. Our kids class gets them to work on their triple threat – dance, sing & act. Broadway is brought to Broadview. Students will learn to develop their performance skills as they learn choreography and lyrics to a popular musical production. It’s fun and entertaining. (Lip sync singing – all are welcome)

Looking for next term? Flip ahead using the calendar below or contact us.

*When signing up your children, please make sure they are within the specified age group. Note that your child may need to be moved to another class otherwise.
*Signing up your child – please use your child’s name in the account that you create and your name for the billing information only.
Signing up for more than one child – call the front desk for assistance for the first time only so we can set up the relationship and payment options between children and parents properly so it is easier the next time. Thank you for your cooperation.
Performance Team for 10-12

We have created this new team to recognize the talents in our younger dancers. We want passionate and driven dancers in this performance training group.

Class: Saturdays from 1:30-3 p.m.
Ages: 10-12
Audition Date: tba
Prerequisite: Audition
Term: September 2020 – June 2021
Cost: $495 + HST per term
Choreographer: Kimberly Pilc

Instructors

Arpad Raymon

CDF Certified in Ballroom: American, Tap, and Musical Theatre

Irene Yacoub

Ballet & Barre Fitness

Kimberly Pilc

Hip Hop, Lyrical, Jazz

Lee Jong

Hip Hop & Contemporary

Mark Read

CDF Certified in Ballroom: American and International, Night Club dances and Certification faculty member

Onija Bennett

Hip Hop and Contemporary

Shameka Blake

Hip Hop, Lyrical, Competitive and Performance

Mark Brenyo

Irish Step Dancing

Registration Note:

We have created a schedule that we thought best suits the ages and levels of students. The small studios will only have 10 students enrolled and the bigger studios will have 12.

Pandemic arrangements:  If there is a second wave of the virus and the government shuts us down, we will do our best to transition into virtual classes but cannot guarantee that all classes will be provided virtually. No refunds or credits will be provided for government cancelled classes.  If you register for class you are agreeing to take this risk.

CLASS FEE PER AGE GROUP

$299/$350/$395

plus HST
per term

Note: Ages 3-7 $299 | Ages 7-12 $350 | Teen $395

Signing Up Is Easy

Step 1

Create your profile and a profile for your child

Step 2

Register yourself or your child into class

Step 3

Pay online or by phone

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