Entries by Pat Hardin

Why Dance in Transit?

The Dance in Transit concept and title belongs to Sam’s Dance. It was conceived out of a desire to build community, expand social networks, and add some face-to-face contact into our daily lives. It is a way to “bring it to the streets.” Traditionally, dance schools experience a slower period during the warmer months when […]

Why Sam’s Dance?

Many people have asked me why I started my own dance school. Good question! (I ask myself that on the discouraging days.) Although I’ve taken various styles of dance classes for decades, they were all community centre classes in basic styles: Ballroom, East Coast Swing, Tap, Belly Dancing, Jazz, Hawaiian, Line Dancing. Whatever was available […]

APRIL FOOLS BRAZILIAN DANCE PARTY

April Fools Brazilian Dance Party Be DANCING FOOLS with us on Saturday, April 1st 8-11 pm Carousel Theatre, Granville Island Forro mini-class Social dancing for Forro & Samba Buy tickets in advance OR just RSVP in advance (so we know you’re coming)and pay at the door—cash only Full price = $10 Buy 1, Get 1 […]

THE SOCIAL CONTRACT

The Social Contract on the Dance Floor Yes, women want equality. Nobody said that meant killing chivalry. Good old-fashioned manners go a long way in social situations, no matter what your age or philosophy. There are a few unspoken rules that make social contact with strangers at dance events more comfortable. Nobody likes feeling rejected […]

CARNAVAL DO BRASIL • BRAZILIAN DANCE PARTY • FEBRUARY 25

  Join us to dance FORRO & SAMBA • You don’t have to wear fringes or feathers! Saturday, FEBRUARY 25, 2017 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm $8 (+handling) in advance, $12 cash at the door BUY TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/brazilian-dance-party-tickets-31543243691 or in cash at the school before the event (check our schedule of class times) We […]