The following is a list of all classes and workshops in no particular order.

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Thu, Jan 26, 2023 - Thu, Feb 23, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New!! Non-Ballroom Practices at ROWI!

What: New!! Non-Ballroom Practices at ROWI!

When: Thursdays, Jan 26th to Feb 23rd, from 8:00 to 9:00 pm

Where: Royal Oak Womens’ Institute (ROWI), 4516 W. Saanich Road

Non-members also may attend these trial practices!

If you are taking any of the non-ballroom classes through VBDS, this is your chance to get some extra practice in! If you are already at ROWI for the WCS workshops from 7:00-8:00 on Thursdays, plan to stay for the practice!

Music will include Salsa, WCS, Argentine Tango, Hustle, and more.

Royal Oak Women’s Institute

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Sun, Jan 08, 2023 - Sun, Dec 17, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dance Practice - Silver and above

What: Dance Practice – Silver and above

When: Sundays 10 am – 12 pm

Where: Less Passmore Centre

This practice is restricted to those dancing at the Silver syllabus level or above. The music format differs
from a regular practice. The first hour is devoted to all the standard dances, the second hour the Latin dances.
Four to five of the same dance are played consecutively before moving on to the next dance.

Les Passmore Centre

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Sat, Feb 11, 2023 - Sat, Feb 18, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Quickstep Variations Bronze/Silver Workshop

What: Workshop: Bronze/Silver Quickstep Variations

When: Saturdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm , February 4th to 18th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this three week series of workshops, Liz will teach Bronze and Silver variations for Quickstep.

Price – $37.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $45.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Sat, Feb 11, 2023 - Sat, Feb 18, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cha Cha Variations Bronze/Silver Workshop

What: Workshop: Bronze/Silver Cha Cha Variations

When: Saturdays 12:00 – 1:00 pm , February 4th to 18th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this three week series of workshops, Liz will teach Bronze and Silver variations for cha cha.

Price – $37.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $45.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Thu, Feb 16, 2023 - Thu, Mar 09, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Samba Gold+ Workshop

What: Workshop: Gold+ Samba

When: Thursdays, February 9th – March 9th, 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this five week series of workshops, Victor will teach open figures in Samba. During the first twenty minutes, the emphasis will be on technique using specific exercises; the final forty minutes will focus on advanced figures. For experienced dancers this is a great way to expand your repertoire of fun, exotic moves.

Price: $62.50 for VBDS members, $75.00 for non-members.

Price – $62.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $75.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Thu, Feb 16, 2023 - Thu, Mar 09, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quickstep Gold+ Workshop

What: Workshop: Gold+ Quickstep

When: Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm, February 9th to March 9th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this five week workshop, Victor will teach Gold+ figures in Quickstep. For experienced dancers, this is a great way to expand your repertoire of figures.

Price – $62.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $75.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Fri, Feb 10, 2023 - Fri, Feb 24, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jive Intermediate/Pre-Bronze Workshop

What: Workshop: Intermediate/Pre-Bronze Jive

When: Fridays 8:00 – 9:00 pm, February 3rd – 24th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this four week series of workshops, Liz will teach Intermediate and Pre-Bronze figures for jive.

Price – $50.00 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $60.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Fri, Feb 10, 2023 - Fri, Feb 17, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Workshop - Newcomer Waltz, Jive - S3-2023

What: Workshop – Newcomer Waltz, Jive – S3-2023

When: Fridays 8:00 – 9:00 pm, February 3rd to 17th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

Price: Members $37.50, Non-members $45.00

In this three week workshop, Victor will teach Newcomer level figures in Waltz and Jive. These classes are specifically designed for students brand new to ballroom or those from our Intro to Ballroom workshops.

While not required, students will be encouraged to change partners as this really enhances the learning experience.

Price – $37.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $45 for non-members – sign up here.

Centennial United Church Assembly Hall

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Fri, Feb 10, 2023 - Fri, Feb 24, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Waltz Intermediate/Pre-Bronze Workshop

What: Workshop: Intermediate/Pre-Bronze Waltz

When: Fridays 7:00 – 8:00 pm, February 3rd to 24th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this four week series of workshops, Liz will teach Intermediate and Pre-Bronze figures for Waltz.

Price – $50.00 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $60.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Mon, Jan 16, 2023 - Mon, Jan 30, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Workshop - Newcomer/Intermediate Salsa S3-2023

What: Workshop – Newcomer/Intermediate Salsa

When: Mondays 7:00 – 8:00 pm, January 9th to 30th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this four-week series of workshops, Victor will teach the basics in Salsa, a fun, lively dance. The emphasis will be on sensing the rhythm and joy of the music and having fun as a couple.

Price – $50.00 for VBDS members – sign up here.
Price – $60.00 for non-members – sign up here.

While not required, students will be encouraged to change partners as this really enhances the learning experience.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Fri, Feb 10, 2023 - Fri, Feb 17, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Intro to Ballroom Workshop

What: Workshop – Intro to Ballroom

When: Fridays 7:00 – 8:00 pm, February 3rd to the 17th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Assembly Hall

In this three-week series of workshops, Victor will teach the basics in three standard and three Latin ballroom dances: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Rumba and Jive. The emphasis is on having fun and dancing as a couple.

While not required, students will be encouraged to change partners as this really enhances the learning experience.

Price – $37.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $45.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org

Centennial United Church Assembly Hall

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Mon, Feb 13, 2023 - Mon, Mar 06, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Samba Pre-Bronze/Bronze Workshop

What: Workshop: Bronze/Pre-Bronze Samba

When: Mondays 7:00 – 8:00 pm February 6th to March 6th.

*** NOTE *** No class February 20th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this four week series of workshops, Liz will teach Samba figures from the Pre-Bronze & Bronze syllabus.

This class is ideal for those new to Samba as it is not taught at the Newcomer or Intermediate level. Liz will emphasize proper technique starting with the Samba bounce before moving on to other stationary and traveling figures.

Price – $50.00 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $60.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Mon, Feb 13, 2023 - Mon, Mar 06, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Foxtrot Pre-Bronze / Bronze Workshop

What: Workshop: Pre-Bronze / Bronze International Foxtrot

When: Fridays 8:00 – 9:00 pm, February 6th – March 6th

*** NOTE *** No class February 20th

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

This class is perfect for students new to the International style of Foxtrot as there is no prerequisite. International style Foxtrot differs from the American or Social style which is taught at the Newcomer and Intermediate levels.

In this four week series of workshops, Liz will teach figures and technique in this wonderful, flowing dance with music ranging from Diana Krall to Frank Sinatra to big bands and more.

Price – $50.00 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $60.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Thu, Feb 02, 2023 - Thu, Feb 23, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Coast Swing Intermediate Workshop

What: Workshop: Intermediate West Coast Swing

When: Thursdays 7:00 – 8:00 pm, January 26th to February 23rd

Where:  Royal Oak Women’s Institute

Price $62.50 for VBDS members, $75.00 for non-members

In this five week series of workshops, Liz will teach West Coast Swing.

Price – $62.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $75.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org

Royal Oak Women’s Institute

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Sun, Jan 08, 2023 - Sun, Dec 17, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Practice – competitors

What: Dance Practice – competitors, Standard (no Latin)

When: Sundays 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Where: Les Passmore (Saanich Silver Threads)

This is a practice for competitors only. This is a fee based, participant funded practice and is not included in your regular membership. The first hour format is similar to the Silver and above with 4-5 songs of each standard dance, played consecutively. The second hour format is of a mock competition. Participants should be minimum Bronze level and prepared for relatively high speed flow.

Please email info@vbds.org for more information.

Les Passmore Centre

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Mon, Jan 16, 2023 - Mon, Jan 30, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Workshop - American Style Waltz, Rumba - S3-2023

What: Workshop – American Style Waltz, Rumba

Level: Intermediate

When: Mondays January 9th to 30th

Where: Centennial United Church- Dance Studio

Over four Monday evenings, Victor will teach the basics of American Style Waltz and Rumba. These workshops will provide a solid foundation of these two dances and you will be able to wow your non-dancing friends and family with your new skills.

Price – $50.00 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $60.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Thu, Jan 12, 2023 - Thu, Feb 02, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Workshop - Gold+ Foxtrot - S3-2023

What: Workshop: Gold+ Foxtrot

When: Thursdays January 5th – February 2nd

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this five week workshop, Victor will teach Gold+ figures in Foxtrot. For experienced dancers, this is a great way to expand your repertoire of figures.

Price – $62.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $75.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Thu, Jan 12, 2023 - Thu, Feb 02, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Workshop - Gold+ Jive - S3-2023

What: Workshop: Gold+ Jive

When: Thursdays January 5th – February 2nd

Where: Centennial United Church Dance Studio

In this five week workshop, Victor will teach Gold+ figures in Jive. For experienced dancers, this is a great way to expand your repertoire of figures.

Price – $62.50 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $75.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Centennial United Church Dance Studio

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Wed, Jan 18, 2023 - Wed, Feb 08, 2023
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Waltz Silver/Gold Workshop

Where: Cedar Hill Rec Centre

What: Silver/Gold Waltz

When: Wednesdays January 11 – February 8

Where: Cedar Hill Rec Centre

In this five week workshop Liz will teach Waltz figures from the Silver and Gold syllabus.

Price – $78.00 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $94.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Cedar Hill Recreation Centre

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Wed, Feb 22, 2023 - Wed, Mar 15, 2023
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Rumba Silver/Gold Workshop

Where: Cedar Hill Rec Centre

What: Workshop: Silver/Gold Rumba

When: Wednesdays 8:15 – 9:30 pm, February 15th – March 15th

Where: Cedar Hill Rec Centre

In this five week class Liz will teach Rumba figures from the Silver and Gold syllabus.

Price – $78.00 for VBDS members – sign up here.

Price – $94.00 for non-members – sign up here.

If you have questions or comments please email classes@vbds.org
 

Cedar Hill Recreation Centre

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Wed, Jan 04, 2023 - Fri, Jun 30, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dance Practice - All Levels

What: Dance Practice – all levels

When: Wednesdays 7 – 9 pm

Where: Les Passmore Centre

This practice is suitable for all levels, from Newcomer to Gold and beyond. Two songs of the same dance type give you an opportunity to practice the five standard dances and the five Latin dances with two West Coast Swing dances providing a break in between. The second hour follows the same format.

Les Passmore Centre

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