This past May, we received a visit from a producer for CBC Radio’s “Out in the Open” who also happens to be a former instructor with Salsaholics Anonymous. Debbie Pacheco was producing a segment on how “letting go on the dance floor became a metaphor for life.” The segment is here and, besides being well…
Salsa lessons in the heart of Toronto!
Join us every Thursday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Classes are drop-in, so join anytime!
Foundations classes teach and polish the basics of salsa dancing, and the key elements of leading and following. It is where people who are new to salsa will begin. It is also where advanced dancers have an opportunity to refine their technique.
Last Saturday evening, I met up with a friend at the Beaches Jazz Festival and we sampled a wide array of bands and styles, occasionally if not literally, dancing in the street. Although my friend doesn’t dance salsa, there were the occasional Latin beats and some cha-chas to which I “shined” solo. Mostly we listened…
I sit here preparing to write my weekly missive to our wonderful members of Salsaholics Anonymous and I am sick. Sickened by the senseless tragedy that once again befell our city. Sickened by the loss of innocent life. Sickened by the thought of what those who survived but with “life-altering injuries” will have to face….
Last week, I had the opportunity to facilitate a session with some senior managers and directors on the theme of “Coaching for Leadership.” One of the segments was on Coaching for Complex Decision-Making,” which is required when there is no obvious choice, when any among several possible decisions creates different, unique sets of new problems,…
Twice since last Thursday, the same snippet of conversation has happened to me, prompted by the question, “So what do you do?” After explaining that my primary occupation is an Executive, Leadership, and Career Transition Coach, and I do organization culture work, I also toss in, “…and I also teach dance at Bloor and Spadina…
It’s an old joke from Borscht Belt comedians. A man comes to the rabbi and asks, “Rabbi, is it true that a man and a woman dancing together is forbidden?” The rabbi responds rather vehemently, “Yes, of course. It is forbidden for a man and a woman to dance together.” The man goes on to…
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre
427 Bloor Street West
(one block west of Spadina)