NEW CLASSES *THIS* WEEK!!
Six week/six class series in all levels: October 11th -November 15th
6:30-7:15 p.m. – WCS*HD (High Definition) with Shelley Saxena – $95 including Social
>>What’s High Definition? It’s an opportunity to concentrate on higher-level concepts and technique in a smaller class setting with an emphasis on personal attention and coaching
7:15-8:00 p.m. – WCS*Repertoire – $75 including Social
>>What’s Repertoire? Ongoing classes to add popular variations to your West Coast Swing social dancing and improve Lead-and-Follow technique “in the wild”. Content changes every six weeks, revisiting the most common/essential patterns regularly.
8:00-9:00 p.m. – WCS*Fundamentals – $75 including Social
>>What’s Fundamentals? A no-experience-necessary introduction to West Coast Swing basic technique and patterns to get you on the social dance floor *fast*. Graduates are encouraged to repeat the series (all or in part) for FREE at any time!! J (We call this “Rinse and Repeat”)
~8:45 p.m.-midnight – Weekly West Coast Swing Social – Just $5
>>What’s a Social? Dancing to a mix of Popular music, Blues and R&B with West Coast Swing dancers of all experience and skill levels – and yes, if you are I the room at 8:45 p.m. you’re expected to join the last 15 minutes of the Fundamentals class to welcome our newest dancers to the community. Thanks!!
Pre-registration and pre-payment can be made online http://towestcoast.com/purchase-classes/
OR with cash or cheque at the door with Amazing Grace, our Registrar
All classes take place at the Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd. (west of Ossington, north of Bloor) – now on the 1st Floor
- Thursday, October 13th – No Dynamic Duo classes – SOCIAL ONLY starting at 8:00 p.m.
- Sunday, October 16th – Sunday with Shelley at Rhythm & Motion (both classes and Social) are cancelled; resuming October 23rd
Please see the calendar for full details.
NEW CLASSES STARTING!! (*NEXT* WEEK)
- Monday nights for the Toronto Swing Dance Society October 17-November 15 http://torontoswingdancesociety.ca/
- Saturday afternoons at Come Dancing! in Oakville October 22-November 12 http://www.comedancing.ca/index.html
Please see the calendar for full details.
FANCY FOOTWORK WITH PATTY VO/SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE IN ANCASTER – OCTOBER 22-23
A weekend “intensive” with West Coast Swing champion, Patty Vo and monthly Saturday night dance in Ancaster.
There has been a location-change for Saturday’s daytime workshops only: Ryerson United Church, 265 Wilson St. E. in Ancaster.
Saturday’s social dance and Sunday’s workshops will be held at the usual location: Marshall Memorial United Church, 20 Gilbert Avenue.
Please see the calendar for full details, or the Facebook Event page.
GROOVYBLUESYJAZZYSPOOKY!! – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25th
Kicking off “Halloweek” with a tribute to the Boogie Man: tWitch Boogies Man
Costumes strongly encouraged! Classes and social as usual.
At the Dovercourt House – please see the calendar for more details or the Facebook Event page.
MIDTOWN BLUES JAM WESTIE BOMB – WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26th
We’re back at Alleycatz for another night of PDOWCS (Public Displays of West Coast Swing*) to live music!
7:00-10:00 p.m. – Just $5 (FREE for musicians who bring their instrument and join the jam)
Facebook Event page or please see the calendar
*also Lindy Hop and Blues
Alleycatz is located 2409 Yonge Street – north of Yonge. Yummy food and a good selection of beer, wine, and cocktails.
CAMH BENEFIT DANCE – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15th
Accepting donations (with gratitude) for our Raffle Table! In past years we’ve had artwork, small household appliances, sports equipment, horseback riding lessons, aesthetician services, dance classes….Tickets are cash only at the event, and I’m also accepting offers to volunteer to sell tickets and help with setup and distribution of prizes 😉
I’ve had a couple of requests to register in advance for the Jack & Jill tournament so will likely have those sheets available tomorrow or next week. Please note that the $10 entry fee is payable at time of signing up.
Most importantly, the online link to make a tax-deductible donation in advance, to secure your place on the VGD (Very Generous Dancer) list is live: http://www.supportcamh.ca/towestcoast
Montreal Westie Fest – October 14-16
CAMH Benefit Dance – November 15th