This week is Yom Kippur for the Jewish people. It is the day on which they ask forgiveness for sins committed against G-d, and more importantly, ask forgiveness from one another for sins committed against another person. It’s a day of reflection and resolving to do better during the year ahead. In the spirit of…
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.
I was once social dancing with a person who was a relatively newer dancer who was not only self-conscious about her dancing, but also self-conscious that she was somewhat bigger than me (not that I’m exactly a giant!). She said, “I feel so heavy when I dance.” And it was an apt observation—she was indeed…
It is ironic, I think, that we consider the season in which nature seems to be shutting down for the impending winter as a season of new beginnings. According to a well-known office supplies company, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year,” as children begin school anew, eager and fresh-faced for the next chapter…
Dancing is one of those pastimes that takes a physical toll over time. For those who are serious about dancing, one can expect to experience at least one – if not a half dozen or so – injuries of various sorts throughout one’s dance career. And, let’s face it, knees, hips, shoulders, and feet suffer…
This past weekend, we celebrated my daughter’s fifth birthday with a big party in a local park. In addition to family (and “family by love”), we invited her friends from various places and times in her life. We had school friends, of course, and also friends she had made and kept contact with from preschool….
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…
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre
427 Bloor Street West
(one block west of Spadina)