Schedule

 

Please Note:
Beginner’s Bootcamp takes place at Saskatoon Salsa Dance Co. Blue Studio - 3521 8th Street East, downstairs in B7

All other workshops & events take place at the Delta Bessborough Adam Ballroom - 601 Spadina Crescent East. Convention Level.

 
 

Friday


8:00 - 9:00pm

Welcome Workshop
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Salsa Workshop with Mike y Dioney. This workshop is open to the first 50 All Access Pass holders only (you will be notified if you have a spot in this workshop). Get the weekend started and welcome our guests Mike y Dioney to Saskatoon!

9:00 - 1:00am

Welcome Party & Performances
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Performances & party! Performances by our guest pros at 10:00pm. Social dance with our special guests Patrick & Scarlet, Mike y Dioney, Clifton Stennett, and Gino & Ania! The party theme is Stripes & Polka dots so dress to impress!

 

Saturday


10:00 - 11:00am

Hip & Torso Body Movement
w/ Patrick & Scarlet
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

All Levels. Hip & Torso body movement is an essential part of dancing any Latin style. Receive training from Canadian champions Patrick & Scarlet and take your body movement to the next level.

11:00 - 2:00pm

Beginner Bootcamp
w/Gino & Ania
Location: Saskatoon Salsa Blue Studio

Join our Beginner Bootcamp and get your Salsa & Bachata Foundations set and be ready for social dancing. This bootcamp consists of 5 hours of instruction over 2 days in the styles of Salsa & Bachata. Day 1 is with Gino & Ania, Day 2 is with Patrick & Scarlet

11:15 - 12:15pm

Urban Bachata Workshop
w/Clifton
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Intermediate. Urban Bachata is a popular style characterized by the mixture of both modern Bachata and hip hop.

1:00 - 2:00pm

Salsa On2 Tech & Patterns
w/ Patrick & Scarlet
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Intermediate-Advanced. Continue to improve your On2 dancing with two of the experts! Learn new patterns, focus on technique & execution

2:15 - 3:15pm

Crazy Spins
w/ Mike y Dioney
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Advanced. Spins, spins, and. more spins. Did we mention CRAZY spins? Learn from the best the proper spinning technique to wow audiences and the dance floor.

 

3:15 - 4:15pm

Shines: Men Vs. Ladies
w/ Mike y Dioney
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Intermediate-Advanced. In this high energy class, men & women will be split up to learn salsa shines & body movement, and then return to battle each other.

4:30 - 5:30pm

Tech Rehearsal
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

All performance teams must be present at tech rehearsal.

8:00 - 9:30pm

Performances
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Doors Open at 7:30pm, rush seating. Take in performances by Patrick & Scarlet, Mike y Dioney, Bella & Bello Canada, and many more! All show tickets include access to the after party!

9:30 - 1:00am

Social Dancing
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Theme: Luck of the Irish! Dance the night away with all of the pros and the guests from Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, and Toronto!

Sunday


10:00 - 11:00am

Pachanga
w/ Mike y Dioney
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Intermediate. An essential piece of your salsa training! Pachanga is a genre of music which is described as a mixture of son montuno and merengue and has an accompanying signature style of dance. This type of music has a festive, lively style and is marked by jocular, mischievous lyrics and movements. A great way to wake up on a Sunday!

11:15 - 12:15pm

Sensual Bachata
w/Gino & Ania
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Intermediate. Characterized by circular movements and body waves, training in Sensual Bachata is important to maintain respect, safety, and fun on the dance floor! Gino & Ania will take you through a series of movements and patterns, focusing strictly on technique along the way

12:30 - 2:30pm

Beginner’s Bootcamp Day 2
w/Patrick & Scarlet
Location: Saskatoon Salsa Blue Studio

Day 2 of Beginner’s Bootcamp consists of essential salsa training with Canadian salsa champions Patrick and Scarlet. This is an amazing opportunity to solidify your foundations!

1:00 - 2:00

Dancehall
w/Clifton
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

All Levels. Try something new! Dancehall is a popular Jamaican music genre with roots in Reggae music. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of Dancehall movement, and apply them to a routine created by Clifton. This class will leave a smile on everyone’s faces!

2:15 - 3:15pm

Advanced Salsa Partner Patterns
w/Mike y Dioney
Location: Bessborough Adam Ballroom

Advanced. Get ready to be challenged! Learn crazy patterns from the best of the best, Mike and Dioney!