Class Update January 29 - Modern Jive Weekly Classes on hiatus
Students and clients, thank you for your patience. Due to venue unavailability and other factors and after much consideration we have taken the tough decision to put our weekly classes on hiatus for the time being. We may review this in the Fall. For more details and for what to do if you recently bought vouchers please read this link. Thank you, The Jive Nation Toronto Team

Jive Nation Toronto Modern Jive Update August

Please remember that Jive Nation Toronto modern Jive classes are on summer break until September 12th and we look forward to seeing you for dancing then.

The first Thursday in October will be our Modern Jive Fundamentals, a session where we focus on the basics of lead/follow technique for returning beginner students. The teachers will dance interactively with you to help you master dance technique you can use immediately afterwards in your beginner modern jive dance class. [...]

Modern Jive Dance Classes – Energy on the Dance Floor and Beginner Tips

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Welcome to all our new clients and dancers! Since we’ve been back from Summer holidays it’s been non-stop fun at Jive Nation Toronto dance classes. We’ve said hello to people trying out modern jive for the first time – and discovering how much fun it is. Yes, learning to dance is overwhelming at first – however as you’ll probably have grasped by now (if you’ve been coming along for class) we make learning to dance as easy as it gets.

Anyone [...]

6 Ways to Build Your Dancing Confidence

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Your first few dance lessons are important confidence builders as you are laying the foundations your dancing will build upon. Think of it like learning to drive or learning to ride a bicycle, or learning anything new. Learning requires practice.

Modern Jive Dance Classes – 3 Tips for Leads and Follows


Modern Jive is one of the easiest partner dances to learn.

It’s also lots of fun, very social and even a few beginner moves look very cool when you’re doing them in the dance club or at a party. People will often clear the floor for you at weddings if they’ve never seen modern jive before. And then they’ll almost always wish they could dance like you. So if you are learning to dance modern jive (and this can apply to [...]

When Should You Get Dance Shoes for Modern Jive Dancing?


While you may not feel inclined to invest in a pair of dance shoes if you’ve just started dancing modern jive,the right dance shoes will not only make all the difference to your dancing they will also help you take care of your feet and enable you to execute your dance moves more easily at your modern jive classes. For the ladies, the right dance shoes will assist your spins and turns, and for the men they will improve almost every aspect of your dancing. But where to get affordable dance shoes?

7 Ways a Modern Jive Beginner Dance Workshop Helps You Learn to Dance


If you’ve just started taking Modern Jive dance classes or you’re thinking of taking dance classes in general you may be concerned about how long it will take you to learn to dance confidently.

In fact one of the  first questions I get from beginner dancers is “How long will it take me to learn to dance?” And that’s before they’ve come to their first dance class!

The answer to “How long will it take me to learn to dance?” [...]