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.
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Kids Dance Classes
for Ages 5-7

WINTER/SPRING 2024 TERM: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 TO SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2024
We will be open on Family Day. There will be NO kids classes from Tues, March 12 to Sat, March 16. We will be closed Good Fri, Easter Sun & Mon, March 29, 31 and April 1st, 2024 Victoria Day Sun & Mon, May 19 & 20, 2024.

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.

Current COVID-19 Requirements for Class


* We encourage students to bring their own water bottles
* Face masks are optional for students and staff
* 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 will be open on Family Day. There will be NO kids classes from Tuesday, March 12 to Saturday, March 16. We will be closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday, March 29, 31 and April 1st, 2024 Victoria Day Sunday and Monday, May 19 and 20, 2024.

 Dance Showcase

 

Our Winter/Spring 2024 Showcase will be on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at the John Bassett Theatre in the Metro Convention Centre. Ticket Prices: TBD.

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Available Classes

Ballet 5-7

This class starts to teach ballet technique, positions and musicality appropriate to this stage of development. The children continue to learn story telling through movement, use of props and dance games in a fun and safe environment.

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.
Singing 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 5-7

Hip Hop dance classes for kids 5-7 builds on fundamentals and choreography of Hip Hop. The kids start to learn the moves they see on TV and in music videos.

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.

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.

Instructors

Lorenz Banlawi

Hip Hop

Mark Brenyo

Irish Step Dancing

Maya Gale-Buncel

Ballet

Kimberly Pilc

Hip Hop, Lyrical, Jazz

Naya Valdellon

Ballet

Rachel Zinck

Ballet

Registration Note:

GOVERNMENT CLOSURES POLICY:  If there is another 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

$410/$444/$480

plus HST
per term

NOTE: AGES 3-5 $410 | 5-12 $444 | TEENS $480

STUDENT COSTUMES AND SHOWCASE TICKETS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN TERM FEES

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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