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Alberta Dancesport!…Calgary’s best place to dance!
Welcome to the world of dance! Whether you are inspired to take your first class, or are an advanced dancer looking to improve your skills, Alberta Dancesport is the place for you!
At Alberta Dancesport we have a drop in beginner dance class and party every Friday! Join us at our Friday Workshop and Party every week!
Free Mini Salsa Lesson
Take a mini salsa lesson and experience our Friday night social dance party through the video below.
Our instructors are all Professional Instructors! - They are among the best in Canada. Almost all of them have represented Canada at a World Championship Dance event, and have been featured on television and film! You can try the first class of any session for FREE! All social classes require no partner and no pre-registration. We have classes from Beginner Level to Competitive Level. Beginner courses are only $50 for 4 weeks - $40 for students!
Friday Night Workshops and Dance Parties
Please join us every Friday night at Vecova (formerly called VRRI) or weekend dancing in our huge air conditioned dance studio!Every Friday night, Alberta Dancesport holds a dance party from 9:15 pm to midnight. The dance party is preceded with a workshop that begins promptly at 8:15 pm and is held at our VRRI location: 3304 – 33rd Street NW. (Across the street from the north side of the University of Calgary.)
Friday Evening Classes // Professional Instructor: David Joseph/Kelly Lannan
8:15pm Beginner Drop-in Workshop - LEARN TWO DANCES IN ONE HOUR!
Click here to view our workshop schedule
(Beginners are encouraged and welcome! A great way to get started!)
Learn to dance in one hour! No previous experience or partner required.
Just show up and have a great time!
Cost $8/person (Drop In lesson includes dancing until midnight)
ADVANCED DROP IN! Join Alberta Dancesport for 2 drop in classes! Our advanced drop in workshop series runs in our second room for advanced dancers. We ALWAYS have a beginner drop in, please check our schedule for weeks where there is only 1 beginner drop in class
9:15pm Dancing until Midnight!
Open to the public, everyone welcome! Cost $8/person
No need to pre-register. Just show up and have a great time!! No partner required!
JOIN US EVERY FRIDAY FOR WEEKEND DANCING!
*** OUR FRIDAY NIGHT FACILITY IS NOW AIR CONDITIONED! ***
8:15 Beginner Drop In Workshop
9:15-Midnight Dance Party
$8 no experience or partner is required!
Every Friday night at the Vecova - 3304 - 33rd Street NW.
2014 Price change:
In January the cost of our Friday night drop in class and party will change to $8. We will continue to improve our Friday experience with our advanced drop in, monthly salsa parties, and much more!
Date Workshop Professional Instructors Jun 20 Tango & Double Shuffle David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Olga Joseph Jun 27 Samba & Rumba Eric Caty Jul 4 Two Step & Tango David & Olga Joseph Jul 11 Double Shuffle & Cha Cha David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Jul 18 Salsa & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Jul 25 Bachata & Foxtrot David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Aug 1 Argentine Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Aug 8 Nite Club Slow & Jive David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Aug 15 Merengue & Foxtrot David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Aug 22 Closed: No Dance Aug 29 Tango & Cha Cha David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Sept 5 Bachata & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Sept 12 Salsa & Two Step David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Sept 19 Samba & Rumba David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced Eric Caty Sept 26 Foxtrot & Jive David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Oct 3 Merengue & Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Oct 10 Cha Cha & East Coast Swing David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Oct 17 Argentine Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Oct 24 Closed for Rocky Mountain Oct 31 Hustle & Jive David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Nov 7 Samba & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Nov 14 Salsa & Foxtrot David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced Eric Caty Nov 21 Cha Cha & Double Shuffle David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Nov 28 Bachata & Nite Club Slow David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Dec 5 Merengue & Rumba David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Dec 12 Rumba & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Dec 19 Samba & Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Dec 26 No Dance Jan 2 No Dance
** Salsa, Bachata, Zouk party dates! Join us once a month for our double dance party! Our front studio with DJ Andrew and back studio starting at 9:15 will feature a Latin mix with DJ Mendoza! For $8 you can experience our beginner drop in class and 2 party rooms! No advanced drop-in on these dates.
Monthly Salsa, Bachata, Zouk party at Alberta Dancesport!
Join us once a month for our double dance party! Our front studio with DJ Andrew and back studio starting at 9:15 will feature a Latin mix with DJ Mendoza! For $8 you can experience our beginner drop in class and 2 party rooms!
Feb 14, March 14, April 25 and June 6
Join us at our regular Friday night drop in from 8:15-9:15 and our dance party 9:15-midnight with an exciting new twist!
8:15-9:15 regular Alberta Dancesport beginner drop in class
9:15-midnight 2 dance parties!! Ballroom with DJ Andrew in studio 2 AND Salsa, Bachata, and Zouk with DJ Mendoza in Studio 3!
3304 44 ST NW (lots of free parking, close to transit, by the U of C, air conditioned!)
New Course Schedule Now Online
Visit our courses page to see our new classes!
Alberta Dancesport's Eric and Kelly with Mayor Nenshi at Expo Latino 2013!
Congratulations to all of the performers and the event coordinators on a great year!
Mark your calendars for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix!
October 24-26, 2014 at Hyatt Regency Calgary
Calgary International Salsa Congress
March 27-30, 2014
Save the date for the 7th annual Calgary Salsa Congress! Sign-up to the email newsletter at calgarysalsacongress.com to be notified of updates.
Eric and Kelly on So You Think You Can Dance CANADA
Congratulations to Eric and Kelly for their work as choreographers on So You Think You Can Dance CANADA. To view their choreography check out the Salsa Rica YouTube channel.
Sign up for Eric and Kelly's classes at Alberta Dancesport!
Kelly and Eric want to thank all of their students and the Alberta Dancesport family for your support of our careers. We feel very proud to represent CANADA at the World Championships and on SYTYCD. We are also proud to be instructors at Alberta Dancesport. Thank you for understanding when we were absent from classes, and for cheering us on!
Join our Dance Ambassador Program!
We are excited to invite new volunteers to our program. If you are an intermediate/advanced dancer who would like to get involved, please contact us!
Give the Gift of Dance!
Gift Cards are available at Alberta Dancesport and make a great gift! Purchase a gift card at Alberta Dancesport, buy a specific course online, or purchase a 10 friday night drop in pass, or a few single passes to add to your holiday cards!
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