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 young 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 3 month long program uses 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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Limited class sizes.

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More attention on YOU. We limit each of our sessions to 20 dancers to ensure a quality learning environment.

Experienced, passionate teachers.

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One teaching degree, one bachelor of fine arts, a combined 25 years of teaching experience, countless professional credits and an unlimited amount of passion.

Structured curriculum & guided learning experience.

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More than steps. We’ve put together a series of carefully crafted lessons to pull out the best in you, both technically and personally.

Technical & artistic enrichment.

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Advance your current movement vocabulary and perform with confidence in your signature style.

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Guest workshops.

Train in a new style and learn the tricks of the trade from a diverse group of top industry professionals.

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Professional development & industry chat.

We give you the tools to find your path, network with other artists and navigate the various types of opportunities within the dance world.

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Culminating group project.

Put the work into practice before you leave the nest. Each lesson will guide students towards our final project.

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Program-end celebration.

Because hard work deserves recognition.

You want in?

Logistics below. Don’t see the answer to your question?
Contact us.

Fall Session:
September 10th to December 3rd, 2017. Sessions run every Sunday from 3-6pm (Tier 1).
Note: No session October 8th.

Winter Session:
January 28th to April 29th, 2018. Sessions run every Sunday from 3-6pm (Tier 1 and 2).
Note: No session March 18th and April 1st.

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

Our fees work out to $13.86 (+HST) per hour. That’s less than the average drop-in class in Toronto.
Fees: $166.34 (+HST) per month.
*Full program is 3 months, 36 hours of training total
*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 3 month 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 the Winter/Spring Program (Tier 1)! Apply by filling out our application form and sending a 1 minute submission video.

Early acceptance deadline:
November 15th, 2017 (11:59pm). Successful applicants will be awarded the chance to secure their spot early and receive 15% of the tuition fee.

Final deadline for online application:
December 15th, 2017 (11:59pm). All applicants will be notified of acceptance December 22nd, 2017.

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.