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Dancemakers Training Scholarships (Deadline Aug 31)

In Classes,Other on August 12, 2011 by danceumbrella

Training Scholarships Now Available | Application Deadline: August 31, 2011

Dancemakers invites emerging dance artists to apply for an 11-week training scholarship (September 12 to November 25, 2011). Applicants must have graduated from post-secondary training (or equivalent) in 2009, 2010 or 2011. Participants will join the company dancers for morning training led by Michael Trent, Bonnie Kim and guests Shannon Cooney, Bee Palomino and Michael DeCorte (yoga) among others.

Six full scholarships (all classes are free) are available to those interested in deepening their practice under the Company’s guidance. Please note that for the fall of 2011, the regular company class schedule will be offered three times per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) from 11am to 12:30pm. Some exceptions will apply and the schedule is subject to change.

Application: a one page letter stating how this opportunity would benefit your career and a maximum two-page CV.

Email by the deadline to: Successful applicants will be notified by September 2, 2011.



Toronto Bboy Practice Sessions – UPDATE: New hours

In Other on June 21, 2011 by danceumbrella

Toronto Practice Sessions

From: Lethal Supernaturalz

UPDATE – New hours, some sessions done for the season.

6pm-9pm St. Lawrence CRC, 230 The Esplanade – FREE


5:30-8:00pm – John Innes CRC, 150 Sherbourne St.- gym; join ‘Sherbourne Bboy practices/sessions’ on Facebook – FREE
7:30-11:00 – University of Toronto, Bahen Building, College and St. George – FREE

3:30-6:30pm – Milliken Mills Community Centre – it’s where they held Breaking it Right – 7600 Kennedy Road, south of 14th Avenue – FREE

4-8pm – Scarbourough Town Centre, 300 Borough Drive. (in mall) – FREE

4-7pm – St. Lawrence CRC, 230 The Esplanade – FREE

OTHER: – parkour gym where you can train flips. Sometimes bboys go. Drop-in, $15.


Used Office Equipment for Sale!

In Other on December 8, 2010 by danceumbrella


Start a Career in Dance/Fitness! Become Certified with Can-Fit-Pro!!

In Other on October 5, 2010 by danceumbrella

Interested in a career in fitness? To expand your network base with others in the growing fitness industry? Become certified with Can-Fit-Pro, the largest fitness organization in North America!

Fitness Instruction is Fun and Exciting!

The role of a Fitness Instructor Specialist has evolved far beyond being a basic “aerobic instructor.” As a group exercise expert, you will assist club members in a fun and motivating setting. A qualified Fitness Instructor Specialist can lead groups in various formats of cardiovascular conditioning, muscle strength and endurance training, stretching and relaxation, or a calming cool-down. A Can-Fit-Pro certified FIS is knowledgeable about different types of music, understands how to use music in a group setting, keeps current on the latest fitness trends and is able to give generalized advice about healthy living and proper nutrition.

The Fitness Instructor Specialist Course:
This is a comprehensive 25-hour course that will increase your knowledge and confidence level to lead a group fitness class to music.

Topics include:
Aspects of fitness, wellness and basic training principles
Fitness theory: skeletal, muscular, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
Kinesiology/anatomy in action and bioenergetics
Components of a fitness class from the warm-up to the cool-down
Musicality: phrasing, cueing and appropriate music selection
Leadership and motivation skills
Special populations and injuries

Why Choose a Can-Fit-Pro Certification?
As a leader in the future of Canadian fitness, a Can-Fit-Pro Certified Fitness
A Can-Fit-Pro Certified Fitness Professional demonstrates commitment to the fitness industry and shows a high standard of competency and ability.
Professional provides a reliable source of fitness knowledge and safe, effective exercise for all levels of exercisers. Achieving this standard of excellence makes a Can-Fit-Pro Certified Fitness Professional competitive and in high demand for employment across the country.
Continuous training shows a dedication to self-improvement and a commitment to providing motivation and information for all participants.
Known for quality and enthusiasm, a Can-Fit-Pro Certified Fitness Professional establishes a benchmark for excellence and education in the fitness industry.
Taught by Can-Fit-Pro’s team of PRO Trainers (professional trainers) across Canada, Can-Fit-Pro is the industry leader in affordable, attainable, and high quality fitness certification.
Recognized across Canada and around the world! You too can be a part of Canada’s largest organization of fitness professionals.
November 9-23rd (various dates)
The Spoke Club
4th floor- GALLERY

More Information:
Laura Furtado- DivaGirl Fitness



In Other on September 17, 2010 by danceumbrella
“elegant, earthy, ethereal”

After a year of being in and out of the city, I am now back in Toronto! If you or anyone you know are looking for a photographer, please take a look at my website ( Email me with a description of what you need and I will gladly send you a quote. I charge reasonable prices with a sliding scale for students and artists. I have extensive experience in the following:

Headshots for Dancers, Musicians, Actors/Actresses and Normal People too!
Performance and Rehearsal Photos (Theater, Gallery Installations and Site Specific Works)
Promotional/Marketing Photos
Dance/Movement, Yoga and Pilates Photos
Events, Family Photos and Portraits
Baby Photos and Engagement Photos
Postcard and Poster Design



Looking for office space?

In DUO’s Excellent Renovation Adventure,Other,Space on July 21, 2010 by danceumbrella


Hot desks for rent!

In DUO’s Excellent Renovation Adventure,Other,Space on July 20, 2010 by danceumbrella