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Victoria Ballroom Dance Society classesoffers a variety of dance classes and workshops, from  absolute beginner, to bronze, silver and gold level so whatever your age, whether you are new to ballroom, or returning to the dance floor, you will have fun dancing, learning and making new friends.




danceyourbrainWe can’t always choose the music life plays for us but we can choose how we dance to it! … Have fun with friends while you exercise your body and your hippocampus.

Dancing makes us smarter. do it frequently and it may give you 76% protection against dementia”

Read Dancing can make you smarter! 


Summer Workshops

Summer Workshops

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Here is a great Opportunity for you to brush up on your dancing technique!!

Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned dancer, we have a workshop for you;

These workshops are available for you to brush up on your technique and if you can’t quite remember a certain step, here’s your chance!

Details: Contact Neil to register (250-721-5483)
Location for all workshops is Royal Oak Women’s Institute, 4516 W. Saanich Rd.

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Bronze – Gold Technique…Tuesdays, June 28 – July 26, 6:45 – 7:45 p.m.
$45, taught by Victor

Intermediate/Pre-Bronze Technique… Thursdays, June 30 – July 28, 7-8 p.m.
$45, taught by Wanda

Newcomer 1 & 2 Technique… Thursdays, June 30 – July 28, 8-9 p.m.
$45, taught by Wanda

Note: These Workshops will only run if we get enough support and may run for a second group of 4-5 weeks if the demand is there.

Our members love to talk about dancing as much as they like to dance, so, visit us at one of our dances or practices and we welcome your questions about dancing. Just ask anyone “Hello, I’m new to ballroom dancing ….”

VBDS is a society of people just like you, the only difference is we just dance a little more than you… for now.. come join the fun and change that!

Why not come to our next VBDS dance or visit us at one of our practices and see for yourself:


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Les Passmore Centre

 (also known as: Saanich Silver Threads), 286 Hampton Rd (see map and specific directions to hall below)

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VBDS holds many classes, workshops, and other events in the hall/gym located behind the Les Passmore Center (4):

To enter the hall

  1. walk down the front entrance ramp,
  2. turn to your left, walk past the atrium 
  3. turn right and walk straight to the end of the walkway and you will be at the Gym entrance