Social Dances

This is really what its all about isn’t it? All the lessons and practice have led you here, to the social dance floor! Foot Notes is pleased to provide a social dance venue for most types of social dancing that you do with a partner! Everybody is welcome – students and non students, singles and couples – all you need is a clean pair of shoes and a love of dance!
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TGIF – Every Friday 9pm to 11.30pm. These are teacher supervised social dances for students and the public alike. Try out new moves, connect with other dancers and enjoy mini lessons and pointers from Gail and Cynthia! Cost is $5.00 per person or you can purchase a 10 Dance pass for $39.00+gst! Snacks are served. TGIF Dances listed below are “themed” and generally include light food service and punch!

Country – All country music, all night! All of your favorites from old country to new country and everything in between! Music is curated to be the right tempo for all the different dances. A 30 minute lesson taught by UCWDC World Champion dancers Sandra Adams and Blake Christopherson is included! Water bottles are available for $2, salty snacks are included! Admission is $10

SBK – Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba are the 3 pillars of the Latin dance scene in Edmonton right now! Our dances feature 2 separate dance floors playing different beats and hosted by different guest DJs! Dances are hosted by Instructor Maxwell Aguilar and include a 30 minute lesson at 9.30 . Water bottles are available for $2, salty snacks are included! Admission is $10

Spring Schedule

TGIF – March 13 – 9pm to 11.30pm – St Patrick’s Day Dance! In honor of Irish folk everywhere we’ll be wearing green and serving up treats – $5
POSTPONED Country – March 14
POSTPONED SBK – March 21 
SBK – April 25 – 9pm to 1am – Salsa Bacahata Kizomba – Lesson at 9.30 – $10
Country – April 18 – 8pm to 12am – All Country Dance – Old Country, New Country! Lesson at 8.15 is Beginner Night Club – $10
Country – May 9 – 8pm to 12am – All Country Dance – Old Country, New Country! Lesson at 8.15 is Beginner ChaCha – $10
SBK – May 23 – 9pm to 1am – Salsa Bacahata Kizomba – Lesson at 9.30 – $10
SBK – June 27 – 9pm to 1am – Salsa Bacahata Kizomba – Lesson at 9.30 – $10

Dance Workshops

Dance Workshops are valuable tools for enhancing your skill level and knowledge base! Workshops are focused and usually fairly intense for any given skill level. Some workshops are focused on general elements of technique, others look at figures, others introduce dances that aren’t commonly taught or danced socially!  They are open to Foot Notes Dance students as well as the general public.

Beginner West Coast Swing

Saturday, Mar.28th Postponed  – Two hours

A beginner routine that will allow you to get on the dance floor right away!

Figures to include TBA

Interested? You can sign up at the studio, call us at 780 469 3281 or REGISTER ONLINE Below
Saturday Mar. 28,  3.30 to 5.30 pm
Regular Price $ 40+gst per person. Member Price $36+gst per person

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Beginner WCS

Waltz Variations

Saturday, Apr.4th  Postponed – Two hours

Spice up your waltz! Figures taught in this workshop include, Progressive Outside Partner, Turning Twinkles, Twinkle and Weave and Open Promenade Chasse

Interested? You can sign up at the studio, call us at 780 469 3281 or REGISTER ONLINE Below
Saturday Apr.4th,  3.30 to 5.30 pm
Regular Price $ 40+gst per person. Member Price $36+gst per person

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Waltz

Merengue for Everybody. All levels

Saturday, Apr.18th  Postponed – Two hours

Figures taught in this workshop include, Basic, Back rock, Side breaks, Arm slide, Back to back, Swivel, Conga, Rolling in and out

Interested? You can sign up at the studio, call us at 780 469 3281 or REGISTER ONLINE Below
Saturday Apr.18,  3.30 to 5.30 pm
Regular Price $ 40+gst per person. Member Price $36+gst per person

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Merengue dancers

Beginner Night Club

Saturday, Apr.25th  Postponed – Two hours

Figures taught in this workshop include,

Interested? You can sign up at the studio, call us at 780 469 3281 or REGISTER ONLINE Below
Saturday Apr.25,  3.30 to 5.30 pm
Regular Price $ 40+gst per person. Member Price $36+gst per person

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Night Club Two Dancers

Polka for Everybody. All levels

Saturday, May 2nd  – Two hours

Figures taught in this workshop include,

Interested? You can sign up at the studio, call us at 780 469 3281 or REGISTER ONLINE Below
Saturday May 2nd,  3.30 to 5.30 pm
Regular Price $ 40+gst per person. Member Price $36+gst per person

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Polka

Paso Doble for Everybody. All levels

Saturday, May 16th  – Two hours

Figures taught in this workshop include,

Interested? You can sign up at the studio, call us at 780 469 3281 or REGISTER ONLINE Below
Saturday May 16th,  3.30 to 5.30 pm
Regular Price $ 40+gst per person. Member Price $36+gst per person

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Paso Doble

Introduction to Triple Swing

Saturday, May 30th  – Two hours

Figures taught in this workshop include,

Interested? You can sign up at the studio, call us at 780 469 3281 or REGISTER ONLINE Below
Saturday May 30th,  3.30 to 5.30 pm
Regular Price $ 40+gst per person. Member Price $36+gst per person

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Triple Swing

Here are a few links to help visualize what we are aiming for in some of our Dance Workshops;

Viennese Waltz: Click Here
Lead, Follow, and Frame: To see what good frame looks like…here are 2 of the best..Click Here
The Git Up dance: Click Here