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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.
Date Workshop Professional Instructors Dec 19 Samba & Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Dec 26 No Dance Jan 2 No Dance Jan 9* Merengue & Foxtrot David Joseph & Olga Joseph Jan 16* Salsa & Waltz Eric Caty Jan 23 Tango & Bachata David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Olga Joseph Jan 30 Jive & Samba David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Diana & Martin Lefebvre Feb 6* Cha Cha & International Rumba Martin & Diana Lefebvre Feb 13 Closed: Salsa Congress Fundraiser at St. Vladimir's Feb 20 Two Step & Merengue David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Feb 27 Salsa & Niteclub Slow David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Mar 6 Bachata & East Coast Swing David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced Eric Caty Mar 13 Samba & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Mar 20 Foxtrot & Cha Cha David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Mar 27 Closed: Calgary Salsa Congress Apr 3 Closed: Easter Apr 10 Jive & Merengue David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Apr 17 Salsa & Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Apr 24 Cha Cha & Bachata David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty May 1 Samba & Rumba David Joseph & Olga Joseph Advanced TBD May 8 Double Shuffle & Merengue David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced Eric Caty May 15 Foxtrot & Salsa David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty May 22 Argentine Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty May 29 Waltz & Samba David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Jun 5 Cha Cha & Niteclub Slow David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Jun 12 Bachata & East Coast Swing David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced Eric Caty Jun 19 Two Step & Merengue David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty Jun 26* Salsa & Double Shuffle Eric Caty & Kelly Lannan
** Salsa, Bachata 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 drop in classes and 2 party rooms!
New Course Schedule Now Online
Visit our courses page to see our new classes!
Salsa Congress Fundraising Event
Friday February 13, 2015
St Vladimirs 404 Meredith Road NE
Dancing until 1am
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!
Thank you for your support of the 2014 Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix!
See you at the 2015 event!
Calgary International Salsa Congress
March 26-29, 2015
Save the date for the 8th 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!
Kelly, Eric, Vince, and David
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