Something for every level during every time slot. 

3 workshops held concurrently most hours.

 

Salsa on 1~  Salsa on 2~  Bachata~  Latin Hustle~  Pachanga~  Cha Cha~  Shines~  Styling~  Lifts & Tricks

 
 

 
 

Explore

BEGINNER

Improve

INTERMEDIATE

Master

ADVANCED

 
 

 

YOUR 2019 INSTRUCTORS

Karen & Ricardo
Chile

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Tito & Tamara
Puerto Rico

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Eddie Torres
New York

Anya Katsevman
New York

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Fausto Felix
New York

Antonio & Jasmina
Italy

Ahtoy Juliana
New York City

Billy Fajardo
Miami

Katie Marlowe
Miami

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Mauricio & Deny
Mexico

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Mike & Odeth
Mexico

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Jeff Tavares
New York

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Darlin Garcia
Philadelphia

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Abdiel Jacobsen
New York

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Kristine Bendul
New York City

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Raul & Yesenia
Los Angeles

Adriano & Samantha
Montreal

Harold & Regan
Winnipeg

Danny & Jameson
Philadelphia

Scarlet & Patrick
Vancouver

Victor & Corinne
Montreal

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Johana Vasquez, TBC
New Jersey

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Paulina & Yasbek
Mexico

Ana Lopez
Winnipeg

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Beth Darchi
New York

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Eric & Kelly
Calgary

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Sonia & Moris
Montreal

Carlos Martinez
Montreal

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Giovanni & Tia
Toronto

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Teddy Olaso
Toronto

Vanesa Stay
Toronto

Tania Wong
Toronto

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Jennifer & Angelo
Toronto

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Caryl & Angus
Toronto

Christine Cho
Toronto

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Louis Orlando
New York

 

 

2019 SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

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BEGINNER BOOTCAMP
NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTORS

SALSA ON 2 master INTENSIVE
WITH EDDIE TORRES, NEW YORK

Saturday Oct. 12, 10:30am - 5pm
Royal York Hotel, room TBD

6 hours of workshops geared towards beginners.
Workshops all in one room.
World-renowned instructors from across Canada and
around the globe.
Geared to people who have been dancing salsa for less than one year.
Improve your salsa and bachata or explore a new dance genre.
Open to everyone. No partner necessary.
Included free with all full Congress passes and Saturday
all-day passes.
 

2 hours, Sat. Oct. 12 & 2 hours Sun. Oct. 13, times TBD
Royal York Hotel, room TBD

Eddie Torres, the Mambo King himself, will be teaching a 1 hour workshop on Saturday and a 1 hour workshop on Sunday as part of our regular workshop schedule and these are included free for anyone with a full pass, performer pass, competitor pass or day pass.  

In addition, he will be teaching a 4 hour Eddie Torres Salsa On 2 Master Intensive (2 hours on Saturday and 2 hours on Sunday, extra fee applies) comprised of a Shine Intensive including footwork, combos and musicality and a Partnerwork intensive including turn pattern combos, musicality and theory. Come learn from the master himself!
Early Bird prices until September 20, 2019.
Register on our Tickets page.

SALSA CERTIFICATION COURSE
TITO ORTOS, PUERTO RICO

Monday Oct. 14, 2019 from 11am - 6pm
Royal York Hotel, room TBD

The Salsa Certification Course by Tito Ortos is geared to salsa instructors or to those dancers who are thinking of becoming salsa instructors in the future.  The course is also open to those salsa aficionados who would like to delve deeper and learn as much as possible about the art of Salsa.

NEW MATERIAL IN 2019 - Pachanga, Boogaloo, Cha Cha Cha & Palladium style Mambo + Salsa.
Plus an introduction to the basics of Bomba y Plena.

The course will include both theoretical and practical components and will cover topics such as the history and evolution of Salsa music and dance, musicality and timing, teaching methodology including the Tito Ortos Method
as well as new topics for 2019 including Pachanga, Boogaloo, Cha Cha Cha and Palladium style Mambo. Also included will be an introduction to Bomba y Plena (2 Afro-Puerto Rican dances).

A written summary of the topics discussed and a certificate of completion will be given to each course attendee.

For those who took the course in 2018, the History of Salsa is optional.  Discount for everyone who did the course last year in Toronto.

Email info@canadasalsacongress.com for the discount code. 

Early Bird prices until September 20, 2019.
If a school has 4 or more instructors/dancers that
want to participate, email info@canadasalsacongress.com
for a $50 off per person coupon code. 

Register on our Tickets page.

 

STAGE MAKEUP FOR DANCERS
WITH CHRISTINE CHO

Saturday Oct. 12, 2019 from 3pm - 5pm
Royal York Hotel, room TBD

FREE for everyone with a Full Pass, Performer Pass or Competitor Pass

Christine Cho, professional Makeup Artist and on air Beauty Expert on CTV's The Marilyn Denis Show will be holding a workshop: Stage Makeup for Dancers on Saturday October 12, 2019, 3:00-5:00pm at the Royal York Hotel (room TBD). Christine has worked backstage at fashion week, MMVAs, TIFF, and other red carpet events with celebrities, models, musicians, actors, and dancers; she regularly features makeovers and beauty tips on television in Toronto and across Canada on various shows.

At her congress workshop, attendees will learn how to design and execute makeup looks for dance performances - face sculpting, dramatic eye makeup, lashes crystals and appliqués, tools and techniques, etc. Giftbags (valued at over $200) will be provided for the first 40 attendees (first come first served, one per person). Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their own makeup and brushes for the hands-on portion.

FREE for everyone with a Full weekend pass, Performer Pass or Competitor Pass, no need to pre-register. Non-weekend pass holders please email: christine@christinechobeauty.com to register.