SALSA FOR SENIORS PROGRAM

In an effort to fully include seniors in our community, we are introducing a new program called, ‘Salsa for Seniors’ as part of the 2021 TD Salsa in Toronto Festival activities! The program will consist of a series of five free salsa dance classes just for seniors at two outdoor locations in the City of Toronto, every Saturday morning during the month of July 2021.

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Participating Locations

VILLA CHARITIES INC.

Villa Charities Inc. was established in 1971 as the Italian Canadian Benevolent Corporation with a mission to develop, administer, coordinate, and raise funds for projects in the health, social, cultural, and educational fields, which would establish the concept of ‘community’ for Italian-Canadians and their families.

 

RICHVIEW MANOR RETIREMENT HOME

Richview Manor Retirement Home provides both assisted living and independent living services to a total of 137 suites.

Richview Manor’s vision is to become leaders in innovative and progressive program development, specifically in the use of recreational therapies as a therapeutic portal. Also, Richview Manor aspires to become a pillar that members and organizations of the community can depend on and cultivate worthwhile partnerships with. We advocate in providing the residents the highest quality of life possible, as they rightfully deserve.

 


Participating Schools

STEPS DANCE STUDIO

Working from a comprehensive dance syllabus designed by Jennifer Aucoin and refined by more than 20 years of teaching experience, Step’s professionally trained instructors are patient, dedicated and passionate about their craft. Steps offers a complete curriculum of Salsa, Bachata, Hustle and Latin Dance for all skill levels.

RITMO CALIENTE

Growing with each practice and performance, Ritmo Caliente strives to bring great entertainment to their audiences. Ritmo Caliente is a versitile and interactive dance team that performs many styles such as: salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, hip hop, samba, belly dance, jazz and more. Participating 16 + years at Salsa on St Clair as well as performing and traveling over the last 30 years to Calle Ocho Miami Merengue Festival du Montreal New York Salsa Congress 2008 Toronto  Olympic Bid and more.

INSPIRACION LATINA DANCE COMPANY & SCHOOL

Inspiracion Latina Dance was founded in 2013 by Soraya Lozano. Inspiracion Latina, formerly called Soraya Dancing, provides live entertainment in a variety of dance styles such as Latin (Salsa, Merengue, Brazilian Samba, Bachata, Hustle/Disco, Cha Cha, Rumba, Reggaeton), Peruvian dances (Marinera, Afo, Festejo, Huayno, etc) as well as Bellydance, Hawaiian and Las Vegas Show for a diversity of events.