Swing l’été, open air dance!

Swing l’été, open air dance!

Swing l’été strikes again, July 20th + August 3rd at Serres de Verdun. And it FREE!

The afternoon dances on the Canal Lachine are a big summer favorite! Every year, dancers from out of town travel to Montreal to gather with us for the most convivial and family friendly event of the year.

Don’t miss the chance to dance under the summer weather in a picturesque environment. Crash course, intermediate level class, social dancing, performances, picnic, swimming pool… And all this between noon and 5:30PM at 7000 Lasalle Bld.

12pm: Intro class to swing dancing & intermediate class offered by the event sponsors
1pm: start of the social dance
2:15pm: performances offered by the event sponsors
5:30pm: end

Last edition on June 22nd was a big success. Mark your calendar for the next ones, happening:
– July 20th (special LIVE BAND with Emily Estrella & the Starlight Stompers + Roaring Twenties theme)
– August 3rd 2019

IN CASE OF RAIN, SEE YOU AT CAT’S CORNER, 3451 BLD ST LAURENT
(For confirmation, text Debbie: 514-566-9131)

An event organized by Cat’s Corner, in partnership with Barrelhouse Club.

Don’t miss our updates on: www.swinglete.ca & Swing l’été FB event page

So you want to learn how to swing dance? Start here!

Welcome to Cat’s Corner!

Swing is a social dance from Harlem New York in the 1920s-1940s. At Cat’s Corner we dance many styles in the swing family including lindy hop, charleston, balboa, shag, solo jazz, blues and tap! We have lessons and social dance events, here are a few options to get started: Continue reading “So you want to learn how to swing dance? Start here!”

Summer Tasters

You are leaving on vacation this summer? 4 series of TASTERS are offered this July session. Register for 2 ; 4 or 6 weeks at a time. Try a plethora of swing & blues dance styles at your most convenient dates!

Séries :
   – FAST Tuesdays 
   – CLASSIC STEPS Wednesdays
   – SLOW Thursdays
   – SOLO Sundays

We got you covered ! Early Bird discount available until June 9th!
Want to take ALL OF THE TASTERS? We have a pass for you. Go all-in for $250, take as many of the taster classes as you like. Register here for the all-you-can-dance pass

Register now !

https://www.catscorner.ca/en/schedule/

Beginner Balboa – one day intensive

Cat’s Corner is offering a crash course intended for dancers who want a fast-paced, condensed introduction to Balboa. The content will contain material from Balboa 1 offered at Cat’s Corner, allowing you to continue directly with Balboa 2 in the April session. The boot camp includes 4 hours of instruction 12-2pm, break, 3-5pm

Register here

Questions? Come ask us as in studio or by email info@catscorner.ca

April Session – Registration is open!

The next session of classes starts April 1st! We have several new class topics this session, register before March 17th to get the early bird price and save $25!

Focus classes: beginner (swing 1-2) or intermediate-advanced
Personal attention is the focus of this class. Registrations will be limited so that each person can benefit from individual time with the teachers throughout the session. The content of the class will be decided on based on the needs of the participants. If you want to slow down the rhythm and spend more time on tricky topics before moving on to the next level, this class is for you. Or maybe you missed several classes last session, or you prefer the small group dynamic. This might be the place you want to be!

Continue reading “April Session – Registration is open!”

Nuit Blanche

Cat’s Corner invites you to a unique world tour of swing dances. Every hour, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., a different country will be highlighted. You will discover a new point of view on swing, its local history and its specific cultural development. Performances and lessons every hour!

FREE event. No reservation required. Just bring a pair of clean shoes!

https://www.montrealenlumiere.com/Programmation/Activite/MEL-8220

Live Music with Andy Mac – March 22nd

Welcome to the Downtown Stomp (DTS), Cat’s Corner’s social swing dance night! Along with a full night of social dancing every Friday, two lessons are offered each week.

For this special edition featuring Andy MAC’s band playing for the dancers – Friday March 22nd
the admission price is $15 (cash only).

Take the beginner swing lesson at 8:30pm for your first taste of swing or to brush up on your basics. We also offer an intermediate swing lesson at 8:45pm for dancers who have been dancing at least a couple months, with new content each lesson. Social dancing starts at 9:30pm and the bands first set will begin at 10PM.
No reservation, experience or partner required. Drop-in and come have fun!

We ask that you bring a clean and dry pair of shoes for dancing.