Metta Dance Ballroom Workshop

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McLean Community Centre

95 Magill Drive

Ajax, ON L1T 4M5


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All day dance workshop! Choose from smooth, latin, beginner* or experienced*. All day package or pick and choose individual workshops.

About this Event

Metta Dance is proud to present its first all day Ballroom Workshop!

Always wanted to take dance lessons but your partner is a little hesitant?

Have been taking lessons but are curious about taking it up a notch?

This day is your opportunity to explore, learn and have fun.

  • 8 workshops to choose from!
  • 4 fabulous instructors!
  • Lunch (email organizer if you have dietary restrictions**)
  • Evening dance!

The day finishes off with an evening of dancing to practice the new skills you've acquired with the new friends you made throughout the day.

All day packages include lunch and the dance or you can pick and choose individual events.

*Beginner-suitable for those with no dance experience *Experienced-suitable for those with some dance experience

** Dietary restrictions will be taken into account, however, we cannot guarantee our ability to cater to all restrictions. If we cannot accommodate your requirements, we will let you know prior to the event.

Location: McLean community Centre - Banquet Hall

Schedule at a glance:

9 am - 9:30 am

  • Registration

9:30 am - 11:00am

  • Foxt Trot - Beginner
  • Technique Smooth Frame/Style - Experienced

11:15 am - 12:45pm

  • Swing - Beginner
  • Technique Latin Frame/Style - Experienced


  • Lunch


  • Salsa - Beginner
  • Argentine Tango - Experienced


  • Bachata - Beginner
  • Viennese Waltz - Experienced

8:00pm - Midnight

  • Dance Party!

Please note that coffee/tea/water will be available throughout the day for the dancers.

What to Wear

Wear comfortable clothing for the instructional part of the day. If you do not have proper ballroom or practice shoes, dress shoes are your next best option however, you can get by with hip hop shoes or dance sneakers as well.

Make sure you are wearing clean shoes that are not too slippery and not too grippy; both options are a tripping and falling hazard.

If sneakers are your only option, I would suggest you wear a sort of dance sock over your shoes as shown on this website You can fashion your own out of an old pair of socks. The important part is that the sock enables you to have smooth pivoting when on the the balls of the feet and still have stability when the entire foot is on the floor.

Happy Dancing! :)

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McLean Community Centre

95 Magill Drive

Ajax, ON L1T 4M5


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