“Toronto dancing is one of the most varied and vibrant in the country”, according to the following documentary on the dance scene in Toronto. Watch some amazing Tango and Salsa in Toronto in this excellent video clip, which includes performances
An article by Eurekalert! notes a study in which researchers compared brain scans of older adults who exercise to brain scans of those who do not. Those who exercised exhibited better cerebral blood flow.
December 7, 2008: On today’s Season Finale of “So You Think You Can Dance”, Nico Archambault, a 24-year-old contemporary and hip-hop dancer from Montreal, was named Canada’s Favourite Dancer!
The most prestigious ballroom dance competition in the world, the Blackpool Dance Festival began in 1920 in the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, England. In 2008 there were 68 countries represented and a total number of 1,863
Toronto Salsa pioneer Frank Bishun is a background dancer for the new feature film “Love Guru.” Over 300 dancers from the USA and Canada auditioned for the dancing roles and Frank was one of the 10 dancers selected to be in the film! Watch this
December 1, 2007: Viva Dance’s Andre & Natalie Paramonov have won the 2007 World Latin American Showdance Competition in the Netherlands. They are now the 2007 World Latin/American Showdance Champions. This feat was achieved in a competition field of 28
As part of Orientation Week celebrations, more than 600 Ryerson University students danced into the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest dance class, held in Yonge-Dundas Square on Thursday August 30, 2007. Approximately 663 students, staff, parents and
A major study added to the growing evidence that stimulating one’s mind can ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia, much as physical exercise can keep the body fit. Almost no physical activity studied seems to offer any protection against
Dancesport instructors Andrei and Natale Paramonov, Amateur Latin champions Kamil Studenny and Katya Trubina, and Junior 10-dance champions Winson Tam and Anna Kus, all from Toronto, participated in the recently televised American’s Ballroom Challenge 2007. Andrei and Natale placed an astounding third place out of hundreds of couples in both the
A new film portraying the life of Pierre Dulane, a true-to-life dance teacher who takes a class of young Hip Hop dancers in New York and transforms them through ballroom dancing, is currently filming in Toronto. Anna Dorosh from Viva Dance is