Some of you may know that my father-in-law passed away two weeks ago in Vancouver. Although he was ill for some months prior and we expected an imminent end, the moment of passing is never precisely expected. It’s been hard for Marina and her mother and siblings, each feeling the loss in their own way….
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.
…was once a beginner, so the saying goes. And, it’s so self-evident as to be almost ridiculous to state (which is what makes it a great aphorism, I suppose). The idea that we all were beginners at some point gives hope and encouragement to everyone who is just starting out at an endeavour like dancing…
There is a tradition to begin 40 days of gratitude at this time of year – this year it will begin on Monday, February 25 and run until April 6. All you have to do is offer (at least) one acknowledgement of gratitude each day for the 40 days. It could be giving appreciation to…
In some of the work I do, I facilitate workplace seminars on how to create great team and organizational cultures. In fact, I’m scheduled to be teaching a degree course at Schulich Business School on Business Communications and Team Dynamics later this year. One of the simple communication ideas that goes a long way towards…
When I’m not teaching dance, among other things, I teach an undergrad university course. As you might expect, many undergrad students are very concerned about their marks. And so, it is an inevitable as a snowstorm in January that students will complain to professors about the mark they received on an assignment or test. This…
With the coldest days of the winter upon us – and -30 windchills are nothing to sneeze at… well, on reflection, maybe they are… – one must turn one’s mind to warmer thoughts. Soups, stews, parkas, burning logs in the fireplace, and among other things, partner dancing. But, not all dances with a partner are…
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre
427 Bloor Street West
(one block west of Spadina)