Dance Ontario is taking over Harbourfront Centre (235 Queen’s Quay W) next weekend and they’re offering a bunch of FREE workshops for you to try! And don’t worry if you’re not a seasoned pro – no dance experience is required.
Powwow Bootcamp with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre
Friday, January 19 at 5:30pm Lakeside Terrace
Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s Powwow Boot Camp allows participants to learn and practice skills in Indigenous dance forms of Powwow and Onkehon:we (Iroquois) social dances. Focusing on body and spatial awareness through full-bodied movement sequences, Powwow Boot Camp targets core strength in addition to muscularity of the legs. Designed for people ages 10+. Please wear workout clothing, no shoes are required and make sure to bring plenty of water. “Celebrate being alive and be prepared to sweat!”
Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre – Ancient Echoes in Contemporary Bodies
Saturday, January 20 at 11:00am Brigantine Room
This workshop is an opportunity for dance lovers of all levels to explore the integrated dance practice of Sufi-Shamic Cultures in Western and Central Asia including Iran, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and Tajikistan.
Urban Dance with GADFLY
Sunday January 21 at 11:00am Brigantine Room
Learn some fresh steps, and inject some flavour into your soul and dance like no tomorrow. Learn some original basic Street Dance moves and concepts from the 70s, 80s and 90s until today for you to groove, loosen up and feel like one of the cool kids.
Learn more here.