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  Welcome to SalsaVancouver.net  
     
 
Everything you need to know about salsa dancing in Vancouver, Canada; whether you are new to salsa dancing or an experienced dancer.
 
Where can I take dance classes?
Check the Classes & Lessons page for information about salsa classes and instructors
 
Where can I go dancing?
Check the Events page for information on weekly events and upcoming special events
 
     
  About SalsaVancouver.net  
     
 

SalsaVancouver.net was established in 2005 by Stephen and Jennifer Dancey to provide comprehensive information on salsa dance classes and social dance events in Vancouver. We run two dance studios, the Dancey Ballroom and Dance Studio (located at 505 Hamilton Street) and the new D2 Dance Studio (located at 55 West 8th Ave), where we offer dance classes with some of Vancouver's best instructors as well as weekly social dance events.

 

We also organize special events such as Sunday Afternoon Salsa at Robson Square, an annual series of free salsa dances held outdoors in downtown Vancouver every summer which has grown to become one of Vancouver's annual summer festivals. And we organize fundraiser events which strengthen community partnerships for the salsa dance community, including our annual Salsa For The Kids Fundraisers for The KidSafe Project Society.

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BEGINNER SALSA BOOTCAMP     Sept 14
 
     
 
 

One-Day Beginner Salsa Bootcamp
SUNDAY, September 14, 1pm-4pm

The Beginner Salsa Bootcamp is an excellent opportunity for people new to salsa to try an introductory lesson before deciding whether to register for weekly classes. Learn to dance in just three hours!

• Are you an absolute beginner and want to learn how to dance salsa?
• Do you have two left feet?
• Are you too busy during the week to commit to weekly salsa classes?
• Want to try a one-day salsa lesson on the weekend to see if you like it?

MORE INFO

 
 
 
Learn to Dance     New Classes SUMMER 2014
 
     

   
 

Lesson Schedule SUMMER 2014

 

At the Dancey Ballroom and Dance Studio and the NEW D2 Dance Studio we run dance classes every day of the week with some of Vancouver's best dance instructors, for students of all levels from absolute beginners to advanced dancers.

SALSA BACHATA TANGO
KIZOMBA ZOUK AND MORE!

For more information about current and upcoming classes visit our website DanceyBallroom.com

It's not too late to join any classes that may have already started, or drop-in on a class.

 

New to Salsa?

Interested in trying an introductory salsa class to see if you like it? At the Dancey Ballroom and Dance Studio and the NEW D2 Dance Studio we offer a variety of options for absolute beginners to try an introductory lesson on weeknights or weekends. Check our New to Salsa page or our Lesson Schedule for more info.

 

 
  What's NEW?  
     
 
Events     This Week
 
     
 

PLEASE NOTE THE DANCEY BALLROOM IS CLOSED
SEPT 1-7 FOR ANNUAL HOLIDAY 

 

THURSDAY AUG 28

 

FRIDAY AUG 29

 

SATURDAY AUG 30

BACHATA SOCIAL
DANCEY BALLROOM
9:30pm-12:30am

 

SALSA FRIDAYS
DANCEY BALLROOM
9pm-1am

 

SUMMER WHITE
SALSA NIGHT

DANCEY BALLROOM
9pm-1am

 

SUNDAY AUG 31

     

 

   

SBK SUNDAY
DANCEY BALLROOM
9pm-2am

     

 

 
  Events at the Dancey Ballroom  
     
 
THURSDAYS     Weekly
 
     
 
NO BACHATA SOCIAL SEPT 4
The Dancey Ballroom is closed Sept 1-7 for annual holiday break
 
 

Bachata Social

THURSDAYS 9:30pm-12:30am (Weekly)
 

Thursday's Bachata Socials have become one of the most popular dance nights of the week, especially for bachateros who can't get enough of the music they love.

A casual and relaxed evening open to dancers of all levels, from beginners to bachataholics are welcome.

Vancouver's only weekly Bachata night with a music mix of classic Dominican Bachata and Urban Bachata, with some Salsa and Kizomba.

 
DANCER'S TIP: Expect to hear a lot of Bachata music (classic Dominican Bachata and Urban Bachata) with some Kizomba and Salsa.
     
COVER $7 at door (cash only please) | Not licensed | All ages

LOCATION: THE DANCEY BALLROOM AND DANCE STUDIO, 505 Hamilton Street, Vancouver (map)
The Dancey Ballroom and Dance Studio is a stunning dance studio in a Romanesque Revival style heritage building of distinction on the corner of Hamilton and West Pender. Conveniently located downtown between Yaletown and Gastown, two blocks from the Downtown Public Library, and one block from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

PARKING There is plenty of street parking available in the area, as well as many nearby parkades. The Pender & Seymour parkade at 443 Seymour Street (map) is well priced and only a couple blocks away.
TRANSLINK Two blocks from Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain station, three blocks from Granville station, four blocks from Waterfront station, and on or near many bus routes.
 

 
 
FRIDAYS     Weekly
 
     
 

NO SALSA FRIDAY ON SEPT 5
The Dancey Ballroom is closed Sept 1-7 for annual holiday break
 
 
Salsa Fridays
FRIDAYS 9pm-1am (WEEKLY EVENT)
 
Vancouver's only weekly downtown Friday salsa night. Beautiful dance floor, intro dance classes with some of Vancouver's best instructors, guest DJs, great music, and dancers of all levels welcome from beginners to salsaholics.
 
THIS FRIDAY AUG 29
 
Introductory Salsa lesson
at 9pm with Cesar Salazar
 
Music by DJ Osito
Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha-Cha-Cha
 
DANCER'S TIP: Salsa Fridays attracts the widest range of dancers, from students and beginners to intermediate and advanced dancers. A variety of music is played: mostly Salsa, with some Bachata, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha. The salsa ranges from classic salsa and vintage tracks to popular hits and contemporary releases.
 
COVER $10 at door (cash only please) | Not licensed | All ages

LOCATION: THE DANCEY BALLROOM AND DANCE STUDIO, 505 Hamilton Street, Vancouver (map)
The Dancey Ballroom and Dance Studio is a stunning dance studio in a Romanesque Revival style heritage building of distinction on the corner of Hamilton and West Pender. Conveniently located downtown between Yaletown and Gastown, two blocks from the Downtown Public Library, and one block from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

PARKING There is plenty of street parking available in the area, as well as many nearby parkades. The Pender & Seymour parkade at 443 Seymour Street (map) is well priced and only a couple blocks away.
TRANSLINK Two blocks from Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain station, three blocks from Granville station, four blocks from Waterfront station, and on or near many bus routes.
 

 
 
SATURDAY     August 30
 
     
 

SUMMER WHITE
SALSA NIGHT
SATURDAY August 30, 9pm-1am
 

The end of summer is coming and we're wrapping up the season with a Summer White Salsa Night.

A very simple suggestion for your attire for the evening: wear white

 
Salsa Lesson at 9pm with Patrick & Scarlet of Dance Vancouver

 

 
COVER $10 at door (cash only please) | Not licensed | All ages

LOCATION: THE DANCEY BALLROOM AND DANCE STUDIO, 505 Hamilton Street, Vancouver (map)
The Dancey Ballroom and Dance Studio is a stunning dance studio in a Romanesque Revival style heritage building of distinction on the corner of Hamilton and West Pender. Conveniently located downtown between Yaletown and Gastown, two blocks from the Downtown Public Library, and one block from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

PARKING There is plenty of street parking available in the area, as well as many nearby parkades. The Pender & Seymour parkade at 443 Seymour Street (map) is well priced and only a couple blocks away.
TRANSLINK Two blocks from Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain station, three blocks from Granville station, four blocks from Waterfront station, and on or near many bus routes.
 

 
 
SUNDAY     August 31
 
     
 

SBK SUNDAY
LONG WEEKEND EDITION
SUNDAY August 31, 9pm-2am
 
SALSA BACHATA KIZOMBA NIGHT 
 

It's a long weekend Sunday and that means an extra night of dancing for those who don't have work or school on Monday. What better night to have an SBK party, with a music mix of Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba.

Voted by dancers as their favourite night at the Dancey Ballroom.

 
2 MINI LESSONS at 9pm
with Jamal & Paula
9:00pm Urban Bachata
9:30pm Kizomba
 
COVER $10 at door (cash only please) | Not licensed | All ages

LOCATION: THE DANCEY BALLROOM AND DANCE STUDIO, 505 Hamilton Street, Vancouver (map)
The Dancey Ballroom and Dance Studio is a stunning dance studio in a Romanesque Revival style heritage building of distinction on the corner of Hamilton and West Pender. Conveniently located downtown between Yaletown and Gastown, two blocks from the Downtown Public Library, and one block from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

PARKING There is plenty of street parking available in the area, as well as many nearby parkades. The Pender & Seymour parkade at 443 Seymour Street (map) is well priced and only a couple blocks away.
TRANSLINK Two blocks from Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain station, three blocks from Granville station, four blocks from Waterfront station, and on or near many bus routes.
 

 
 
TUESDAYS     Monthly - September 23
 
     
 

BAILAMOS
Monthly Salsa Social
Hosted by Nina and Greg of Baila Vancouver
 
TUESDAYS 9:00pm-11:30am
4th Tuesday of Every Month
Sept 23, Oct 28, Nov 25...
 

Nina and Greg of Baila Vancouver present BAILAMOS a new monthly salsa social, with music by DJ Greg.

 

ADMISSION: $5

LOCATION:

55 West 8th at Manitoba (Map)
Free street parking & close to transit

 
   
     
     
   
   
What's New?
   
Get the latest on all the dance events, classes and workshops coming up:  
Beginner Salsa Bootcamp
Sunday, September 14
Dance Classes
SUMMER 2014
Salsa, Bachata, Tango, Kizomba, Zouk, and more
 
Dance Calendar
This Week's Social Dances
  THURSDAY Bachata Social
  FRIDAY Salsa Night
  SATURDAY Summer White
  SUNDAY SBK Sunday
   
   
   
 
NEW TO SALSA?

Interested in trying a salsa class to see if you like it? At our two dance studios (The Dancey Ballroom and the new D2 Dance Studio) we offer a variety of options for absolute beginners to try an introductory lesson on weeknights or weekends. Check the New to Salsa page or the Lesson Schedule for more info.

 
     
     
 

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  SPECIAL EVENTS  
     
     
     
     

SUMMER WHITE
SALSA NIGHT

Saturday, August 30
9pm-1am

The end of summer is coming and we're wrapping up the season with a Summer White Salsa Night. A very simple suggestion for your attire for the evening: wear white

 
     
     
     
     

SBK SUNDAY
Sunday, August 31
9pm-2am

It's a long weekend Sunday and that means an extra night of dancing for those who don't have work or school on Monday. What better night to have an SBK party, with a music mix of Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba. Voted by dancers as their favourite night at the Dancey Ballroom.