Dancing For Life is a Charity Fund Raiser organized by Matt Craig and friends in honour of his fried who died of cancer at age 25 in 2006. Celebrating his life with a big dance party with all proceeds going to Canadian Cancer Society.
Join us for our Spring Beginners Intensive Modern Jive Dance Workshop – Learn to Dance in a Day! Even if you can’t dance or you’ve just started dancing or you just want a fun afternoon out with some fabulous folks and some awesome music, you want to ensure you join us on Saturday April 20th.
The best bit is – you will come away knowing the basics or partner dancing and be able to do at least 5-6 moves yourself. And [...]
Improving your Lead Technique in Modern Jive
What’s more important – knowing dance moves or knowing how to lead them? You may be surprised that they are not the same thing. And though both are important it is actually more important to develop a clear lead than learn tons of dance moves. In fact, from the point of view of the follower it is often better to have a firm lead that the follower can understand even though you may know [...]
Thanks for recommending our dance classes!
Big thanks for the thumbs up from our Groupon clients. We always get lots of great feedback in and after classes, however it’s great to see this feedback too… Every little helps in spreading the word about our modern jive dance classes and our beginners feedback means a lot to us. Very thrilled. Thanks to Groupon too for enabling us to introduce more new people to modern jive and social dancing with our latest feature… [...]
Last Saturday July 22nd Jive Nation Toronto Dance studio was at the Second City Training Centre, Toronto to record some modern jive beginner dance video for our Toronto dance class students. We plan to have the videos available as an additional resource for our budding modern jive dance students who’d like a refresher of dance moves taught during their modern Jive Toronto weekly dance classes.
It was a great afternoon and another first for Jive Nation Toronto. We recorded over fifty [...]
Unlike many other forms of dancing such as Ballroom or Salsa; I have found Modern Jive to be practical and applicable in regular social situations. It is dancing that you can do at any party/wedding/banquet with most people. In fact, many people already know a few moves from Modern Jive without knowing what it is called.