The other aspect is that we focus on fun and enjoyment and having a great social time both in during the teaching class and freestyle practice. We use a very simple step-by-step teaching approach based on lots of repetition. So you’ll find that once you’ve developed your muscle memory you focus less on moves and more on just linking your favourite ones together.
Saturday March 3rd was a busy day indeed, especially for our Modern Jive teacher Matt. At 1pm he taught another Intensive beginner modern jive dance workshop, complete with 13 beginner modern jive moves, putting them all together in three great routines.
Then, come the evening, Matt and Ben treated us to some amazing music at their classical piano concert. All I can say is what’s been said… though not nearly enough in my opinion…. these are two amazingly talented guys.
Guests enjoyed [...]
On Thursday January 5th Jive Nation Toronto held a fantastic Open House event – it was very well attended and great to see everyone who turned out to take the lesson and dance afterwards. We had a great time… and it was fabulous to see so many come back the following week for another fun modern jive dance class.
We captured some great memories of the evening and have already shared some awesome photos of you all [...]
That’s right folks! Jive Nation Toronto has moved to 430 College Street. Our classes have now also moved to Thursdays – which is a great way to kick your weekend off in great style. We’re raring to go for Thursday Jive and are looking forward to teaching more people how to dance in our fun modern jive dance lessons. For those of you who are regulars, we will have the same great instruction – over 3 hours including practice and [...]
Well, what a great time we had at our Intensive Beginner Modern Jive Dance Workshop on Saturday November 19th. It was all the more wonderful as this particular modern jive workshop had to be rescheduled from October. Just goes to show that every cloud has a silver lining - we had a super turnout and a great group on Saturday!
Over the course of four hours on Saturday November 19th the beginner modern jive dancers learned no less than 12 beginner [...]
Modern Jive Dance Competition to Win an iPod Touch – October Mid Week Modern Jive Freestyle and Social
Last week was a busy week for modern jive dance.
The contestants vying for a state-of-the-art iPod Touch by attempting to out-dancing Nicky have been hard at it and everyone’s benefited from doing lots more modern jive dance - freestyle. On Wednesday Justin N didn’t seem to stop dancing and deservedly added 11 dances to his ever-growing dance tally. At the modern jive dance [...]
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 [...]