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What our students say about us
The Dance Classes Toronto ™ team consists of:
Aside from running fun beginner group dance classes,
Dance Classes Toronto ™ is also available for:
If you wish to contact any of us, please go to the
"Contact Us" page.
Dance Classes Toronto focuses on fun and quality in our instructional classes,
practices, and parties. All of these are geared specifically for beginner
dancers. Toronto Dance is one of the few dance schools in Toronto that
specializes in beginner lessons so our expert instructors excel in teaching
We have fun instructors and assistants. Look through our class/lesson
Toronto Dance Salsa runs dancing instruction
class/classes and Salsa lesson/lessons.
We also provide Wedding Dance Choreography
Our Dance Classes
Our classes focus on the beginner dancer and cater to young working professionals.
We focus on fun and quality in the classes. The instructors are extremely
qualified and have been teaching for many years.
Please check out the variety of classes offered.
We also teach private, semi-private, and wedding dance choreography classes
in Latin, Ballroom, Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Swing.
For performances at parties, events, or weddings, the following people
Contact us for availability, pricing, etc.
for more info and photos):
Our Dance Students
The majority of our students range in age from 20 to 40 years old. You can
see photos of them in our photos
page. About 20% of them are singles in Latin-Ballroom and about 50% of them are
singles in Salsa-Nightclub.
For our group classes, we have students who travel from throughout GTA,
Brantford, Waterloo, Cambridge,
Guelph, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Brampton, Mississauga,
Aurora, Maple, Barrie, Richmond Hill, Markham, Ajax, Oshawa, Peterborough and
For our private lessons or wedding dance preparation lessons,
we have students from as far as Niagara Falls, Sudbury, Quebec City,
New York City, Cincinnati, Dallas Texas, Orange Country California
and London England!
Check what students have to say about Dance Classes Toronto in
Chuan Chee - President of Toronto Dance Inc., instructor,
marketing, publicity, web master
Chuan started dancing in 1985 and started dancing with Jean in 1994. Together
they competed in DanceSport from 1997 to 2003 starting at
Pre-Bronze and ending as Championship Standard finalists and Gold Latin finalists.
In Standard, they were approximately 15th in Canada!
They have appeared in numerous TV shows, performances (including large black-tie
galas), newspaper articles and magazines.
Chuan dances and teaches
Latin (International and North American styles), Standard/Ballroom
(International and North American styles), Salsa (on 1), Merengue, Bachata,
Swing and West Coast Swing.
Chuan has helped write a
book about ballroom dancing.
Chuan has been a member of the University of Toronto Ballroom Dance
Club since 1988 and been on its committee since 1992.
about UTBDC in the University of Toronto alumni magazine called
Shall We Dance?.
Chuan is the instructor for the following classes:
- Latin-Ballroom level 1
- Latin-Ballroom level 2
- Latin-Ballroom level 3
- Latin-Variations level 4
- Ballroom-Variations level 5
- Latin-Ballroom level 6
- Latin-Ballroom level 7
- Latin-Ballroom level 8
- Latin-Ballroom workshops
- Wedding Dance Choreography
Iryna Iaremchuk - instructor
Irina Iaremchuk has been teaching and choreographing Latin and Ballroom
in the Ukraine since 1990 and has moved in Toronto Dec 2007. She was the
president of the Dance Sport Club "Vdokhnoveniie (Inspiration)"
(a total of 6 instructors). She was also the artistic director of the
Ballroom Dance Ensenble of Vinnytsya National Medical University since 2003.
Her own daughter is the #1 Latin champion in the Ukraine.
Irina is an instructor for the folloowing classes:
Darren and Melvine Baird - instructors, class assistants, dance hosts
Melvine and Darren Baird|
Darren and Melvine Baird moved in 2002 to Toronto from Newfoundland
where they successfully ran their Ballroom and Latin Dance Clubs at their
university and outside the university. They have been dancing since 1998.
Darren and Melvine dances and teaches Latin (International style),
Standard/Ballroom (International and North American styles) and Salsa (on 1),
Cardio Salsa, and Merengue.
Darren and Melvine are instructors for the following classes:
Lisa Fender - instructor and class assistant
Lisa Fender started dancing Latin-Ballroom in 2004 and has practiced
and helped in many Toronto Dance classes. Lisa dances and teaches
Latin (International style),
Standard/Ballroom (International and North American styles) and Salsa (on 1).
Lisa are instructors for the folloowing classes: