Welcome to School of Groove.
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School Of Groove is a dance training and mentorship program dedicated to nurturing strong and confident female dancers. We act as a bridge – connecting dancers to like minded peers, mentors and the larger dance community. Our mission lies in giving emerging talent a holistic approach to the learning experience and the tools they need in order to refine their practice and find success on their personal dance journey.

For all the ladies in the place with style and grace

This one’s for you. Our programs use urban and commercial dance techniques as a means to provide you with the skills and mindset to help you accomplish your personal dance goals, all while keeping the female voice in mind.  Our school-of-thought focuses on an in-depth understanding and application of the SOG pillars:

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Upcoming Programs

Summer Intensive 2019
"SOG Tier 1"

July 22-26 | 9:30am-4:30pm
Early Acceptance Deadline: May 15, 2019 (Save $75)

Final Deadline: June 15, 2019 

The SOG summer intensive runs July 22-26, 2019 from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Participants have a choice of two streams depending on their training needs and goals. The original SOG program (Tier 1) consists of:

  • A structured curriculum that takes you from theory to application (focusing on musicality and movement techniques)
  • Lessons designed to help you refine your class experience and get more from your training
  • Guest workshops with an all-star, all-female faculty (working professional dancers)
  • Artistic and professional development (including portfolio building)
  • A professionally filmed concept video (check out @schoolofgroove on Instagram to view some of our past projects)

The Tier 1 program acts as a stand alone urban/commercial dance program or a stepping stone to SOG Tier 2 (offered next in Fall 2019). The Tier 1 program is open to new applicants only and is limited to 20 dancers to ensure a quality training experience. Guest mentors to be announced! Fee: $499 +hst. Apply before May 15 to be eligible for the early bird discount.

Summer Intensive 2019
"SOG Extra Credit"

July 22-26 | 9:30am-4:30pm
Early Acceptance Deadline: May 15, 2019 (Save $75)
Final Deadline: June 15, 2019

The SOG summer intensive runs July 22-26, 2019 from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Participants have a choice of two streams depending on their training needs and goals. The Extra Credit program consists of:

  • Technique and skill based workshops in a range of urban/commercial dance forms, including SOG’s signature style. Facilitated by an all-female faculty and line up of guest mentors/industry professionals
  • Workshops centred around movement exploration, the creative process, building a personal movement style & building confidence/authenticity in your performance
  • The chance to put your new knowledge to work through a guided/collaborative creation lab (choreography)!

The Extra Credit program is a stand alone program, outside of SOG’s graduated system (Tier 1, 2, 3) and is open to new applicants, as well as, SOG grads looking to expand their training during the summer. The program is limited to 20 dancers to ensure a quality learning experience. Guest mentors to be announced! Fee: $499 +hst. Apply before May 15 to be eligible for the early bird discount.

Fall 2019
"SOG Tier 1" Program

Sundays Sept 8-Dec 1 | 3-6pm (No class October 14)
Early Acceptance Deadline: July 30, 2019 (Save $75)

Final Deadline: August 20, 2019 

The fall program runs every Sunday from 3-6pm starting September 8th. The original SOG program (Tier 1) consists of:

  • A structured curriculum that takes you from theory to application (focusing on musicality and movement techniques)
  • Lessons designed to help you refine your class experience and get more from your training
  • Guest workshops with an all-star, all-female faculty (working professional dancers)
  • Artistic and professional development (including portfolio building)
  • A professionally filmed concept video (check out @schoolofgroove on Instagram to view some of our past projects)

The Tier 1 program acts as a stand alone urban/commercial dance program or a stepping stone to SOG Tier 2 (offer next in Winter 2020). The Tier 1 program is open to new applicants only and is limited to 20 dancers to ensure a quality training experience. Guest mentors to be announced! Fee: $499 +hst. Apply before July 15 to be eligible for the early bird discount.

 

Fall 2019
Graduated Program (Tier 2/3)

Sundays Sept 8-Dec 1 | 3-6pm (No class October 14)
Early Registration Deadline: July 30, 2019 (Save $75)

Final Deadline: August 30, 2019 

The fall program runs every Sunday from 3-6pm starting September 8th. The SOG Tier 2 program is open to all Tier 1 graduates.  The SOG Tier 3 program is open to all Tier 2 and previous Tier 3 graduates.

  • Fee: $499 +hst. Register before July 30 to be eligible for the early bird discount.
  • Email schoolofgrooveinfo@gmail.ca to receive your registration form.

 

You want in?

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Summer Session:
July 22-26, 2019.
Tier 1 – Sessions run everyday from 9:30am-4:30pm
Extra Credit – Sessions run everyday from 9:30am-4:30pm

Fall Session:
Sept 8-Dec 1, 2019. No class Thanksgiving weekend.
Tier 1/2/3 – Sessions run every Sunday, 3-6pm

SOG runs out of Danceology, located at 2700 Dufferin St. (Unit 3), Toronto. Free parking available.


Fees: $499 (+HST)
Early Bird Discount: $75 off (Apply before May 15, 2019 to be eligible)

*Registration information and payment policies will be included in your acceptance package.
*You may also want to check if you are eligible for the SOG scholarship program.

The program is open to female dancers, ages 15-30 years old. Prior dance training, formal or informal is an asset (experience in urban forms is not a requirement). We are looking for young women who are driven, committed and ready to take their dancing to the next level. Apply now!

Our application process is open for Fall 2019 (Tier 1)! Apply by filling out our application form and sending a 1 minute submission video.

Early acceptance deadline:
July 30, 2019 (11:59pm). Successful applicants will be awarded the chance to secure their spot early and be eligible for a $75 discount.

Final deadline for online application:
August 20, 2019 (11:59pm). All applicants will be notified of acceptance with in one week of application.

If you have completed Tier 1 you do not need to apply again for upper level programs. Please contact us for a registration form.

YES! We offer condensed programming in both workshop and week long intensive formats. Please contact us for more information.

GROOVE: an infectious feeling of rightness in the rhythm, of being perfectly centered.