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Welcome, 2014!

Azucar! News – Week of January 6

Happy new year, everyone! After a couple of weeks away, we’re back and getting ready to reopen our studio! Our Winter 2014 class schedule is now on our web site, so be sure to check out www.azucarottawa.com/schedule to see when your classes are taking place, then email us at info@azucarottawa.com to register for a class.


Salsa: Intermediate 2 Try-Outs
Salsa: Intermediate 2 is currently the highest-level salsa calss we offer. Individual assessment is required before joining this class.
Want to join this class? Come by for a try-out this Thursday at 6:30pm! Details here.


Let’s go to Rahim’s on January 10th!

We’re taking all of you out dancing again! Meet us at Sir John A pub at 6:30pm for a drink and a chat, then come support us as we give our first workshop of 2014 at Rahims Salsa FridayJoin our Facebook event and let us know if you’re coming!


Azucar! Winter 2014 Open House this Sunday!

We’re starting off our Winter 2014 class session with our traditional Open House! Come by for 5 FREE workshops and get a taste of what you could learn! For all the details, check out our Facebook event page!

MSC

We’re organizing a school trip to next year’s Montreal congress! If you haven’t checked out a salsa congress before, we highly encourage you to go. Get your tickets, and email us at info@azucarottawa.com to let us know, so we can include you in our Montreal Salsa Convention mailing list!

Connect with us!
On Twitter: @AzucarOttawa
On Instagram: @AzucarOttawa
On Facebook: /AzucarOttawa

smakk logoAzúcar! gift cards available on SMAKK.ca!
Give your loved ones the gift of dance – send them an Azúcar! gift card from SMAKK.ca. Click, order, and have the card send directly to them, electronically or by mail!

Salsa a la carte Banner
This week’s events
For a list of other socials happening this week, check out Salsa à la carte.

Check out our Winter 2014 schedule, and more upcoming events!

Azucar! News – Week of December 16

Today is the start of our final week of classes before the end of the year. We’re excited to review all we’ve done over the last 14 weeks, but we’ll miss you over the holidays! Our Winter 2014 class schedule is now on our web site, so be sure to check out www.azucarottawa.com/schedule to see when your classes are taking place, then email us at info@azucarottawa.com to register for a class.

salsaglam

Join us for SalsaGlam in Montreal!
SalsaGlam is Montreal’s New Year’s Eve salsa celebration, including a workshop, shows, a midnight toast, and of course lots of social dancing! We’re making it an Azucar! party – join us here, and don’t forget to get your tickets here.


Staying in town for New Year’s Eve?

If you’re not coming to Montreal with us, but would still like to salsa your way into 2014, Rahim (of Rahim’s Latin Fridays) and Salsa Ole are throwing their annual New Year’s Eve salsa celebration at the beautiful Glebe Community Centre! Check out the details here.


Let’s go to Rahim’s on January 10th!

We’re taking all of you out dancing again! Meet us at Sir John A pub at 6:30pm for a drink and a chat, then come support us as we give our first workshop of 2014 at Rahims Salsa FridayJoin our Facebook event and let us know if you’re coming!


Azucar! Winter 2014 Open House

We’re starting off our Winter 2014 class session with our traditional Open House! Come by for 5 FREE workshops and get a taste of what you could learn! For all the details, check out our Facebook event page!

MSC

We’re organizing a school trip to next year’s Montreal congress! If you haven’t checked out a salsa congress before, we highly encourage you to go. Get your tickets, and email us at info@azucarottawa.com to let us know, so we can include you in our Montreal Salsa Convention mailing list!

Connect with us!
On Twitter: @AzucarOttawa
On Instagram: @AzucarOttawa
On Facebook: /AzucarOttawa

smakk logoAzúcar! gift cards available on SMAKK.ca!
Give your loved ones the gift of dance – send them an Azúcar! gift card from SMAKK.ca. Click, order, and have the card send directly to them, electronically or by mail!

Salsa a la carte Banner
This week’s events
For a list of other socials happening this week, check out Salsa à la carte.

Holiday parties, dance shows, and our Winter 2014 schedule!

Azucar! News – Week of December 9

We’re coming close to the end of this year – two weeks of classes left until we take a break to celebrate, regroup and, of course, get ready for next year! Our Winter 2014 class schedule is now on our web site, so be sure to check out www.azucarottawa.com/schedule to see when your classes are taking place, then email us at info@azucarottawa.com to register for a class.

Dance Performance by Emilie Phaneuf and her students
Each year, Emilie puts on a big dance show at the Glebe Community Centre, featuring all of her students! The evening will start off with performances by the Beginner Reggaeton, Intermediate Reggaeton, Hip Hop, Dancehall Funk and Burlesque classes. Also featuring performances from 2 brand new classes Salsaton and Dancehall Funk level 2. Come share in the fun by joining the Facebook event!

Rahim’s Latin Fridays Christmas Party
Rahim always throws a great party, but you don’t want to miss this week’s special event! This Friday will feature dance shows by Salsa Ole and 2Lyve dance group, DJ Chris Feist’s always lively music selection, and more fun surprises! Join the Facebook event for all the details.

salsaglam
Join us for SalsaGlam in Montreal!
SalsaGlam is Montreal’s New Year’s Eve salsa celebration, including a workshop, shows, a midnight toast, and of course lots of social dancing! We’re making it an Azucar! party – join us here, and don’t forget to get your tickets here.


Staying in town for New Year’s Eve?

If you’re not coming to Montreal with us, but would still like to salsa your way into 2014, Rahim (of Rahim’s Latin Fridays) and Salsa Ole are throwing their annual New Year’s Eve salsa celebration at the beautiful Glebe Community Centre! Check out the details here.

MSC

We’re organizing a school trip to next year’s Montreal congress! If you haven’t checked out a salsa congress before, we highly encourage you to go. Get your tickets, and email us at info@azucarottawa.com to let us know, so we can include you in our Montreal Salsa Convention mailing list!

Connect with us!
On Twitter: @AzucarOttawa
On Instagram: @AzucarOttawa
On Facebook: /AzucarOttawa

smakk logoAzúcar! gift cards available on SMAKK.ca!
Give your loved ones the gift of dance – send them an Azúcar! gift card from SMAKK.ca. Click, order, and have the card send directly to them, electronically or by mail!

Salsa a la carte Banner
This week’s events
For a list of other socials happening this week, check out Salsa à la carte.

Role reversal workshop and New Year’s Eve plans!

Azucar! News – Week of November 25


Role-reversal workshop
They say, ‘don’t judge anyone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes’ – and that’s what this workshop is all about! We won’t make you switch shoes, but we will give you a chance to reverse roles – ladies will learn to lead, and guys will become followers. Join us here.

salsaglam
Join us for SalsaGlam in Montreal!
SalsaGlam is Montreal’s New Year’s Eve salsa celebration, including a workshop, shows, a midnight toast, and of course lots of social dancing! Let’s make it an Azucar! party – email us at info@azucarottawa.com and let us know whether you’d like to join us!

MSC

We’re organizing a school trip to next year’s Montreal congress! If you haven’t checked out a salsa congress before, we highly encourage you to go. Get your tickets, and email us at info@azucarottawa.com to let us know, so we can include you in our Montreal Salsa Convention mailing list!

Connect with us!
On Twitter: @AzucarOttawa
On Instagram: @AzucarOttawa
On Facebook: /AzucarOttawa

smakk logoAzúcar! gift cards available on SMAKK.ca!
Give your loved ones the gift of dance – send them an Azúcar! gift card from SMAKK.ca. Click, order, and have the card send directly to them, electronically or by mail!

Salsa a la carte Banner
This week’s events
For a list of other socials happening this week, check out Salsa à la carte.

Our most requested workshops! Plus events, fundraisers, and shoe shopping

Azucar! News – Week of November 18

Reverse-engineering workshop
Have you ever tried to learn a move from a dance video, but you just can’t seem to make it work on the dance floor? We’re here to help! This workshop is all about taking those fancy moves, reverse-engineering them, and adapting them to your style. To find out more and suggest a video, visit our Facebook event page!

Azucar! Student Outing – November 22
Put on your shoes because we’re taking you out dancing! We’re starting with a drink at Sir John A Pub, at 6:30pm. Then, at 8pm, Jeff and Ana are teaching a beginner-friendly salsa workshop at Rahim’s Latin Friday. To RSVP and get more details, join our Facebook event!

We’re going shoe-shopping on November 23rd!
Every few months, we take a road trip to DanceMasters in Manotick to give you guys a chance to try on some of the best dance shoes around. We meet at the Azucar! Studio at 2:15pm and carpool to Manotick and back. Please RSVP on the Facebook event page!


Salsaria: Fundraiser to the Philippines – November 23rd!
Come out for a great night of dancing, for a great cause! All proceeds will go to the Canadian Red Cross Relief Efforts for Typhoon Haiyan. Join the event here.


Role-reversal workshop
They say, ‘don’t judge anyone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes’ – and that’s what this workshop is all about! We won’t make you switch shoes, but we will give you a chance to reverse roles – ladies will learn to lead, and guys will become followers. Join us here.

MSC

We’re organizing a school trip to next year’s Montreal congress! If you haven’t checked out a salsa congress before, we highly encourage you to go. Get your tickets, and email us at info@azucarottawa.com to let us know, so we can include you in our Montreal Salsa Convention mailing list!

Connect with us!
On Twitter: @AzucarOttawa
On Instagram: @AzucarOttawa
On Facebook: /AzucarOttawa

smakk logoAzúcar! gift cards available on SMAKK.ca!
Give your loved ones the gift of dance – send them an Azúcar! gift card from SMAKK.ca. Click, order, and have the card send directly to them, electronically or by mail!

Salsa a la carte Banner
This week’s events
For a list of other socials happening this week, check out Salsa à la carte.

Exciting events, student outings and special workshops

Azucar! News – Week of November 11

Our second round of Fall 2013 classes started last week, and we’re so thrilled to have all of our new students in the studio! There’s still time to join our new Salsa, Afro-Urban and Samba Reggae lessons, so check out our class schedule and email us at info@azucarottawa.com to register!

We also have a lot of exciting events, outings and special workshops coming up this month, so read on!


Come join Azucar! at SMAKK-a-FAIR!
This Friday, come on out for an interactive market featuring local businesses part of SMAKK, including our school! Try a salsa workshop, partake in the creation of a painted piece of furniture, discover how to make jewellery out of bicycle inner tubes, shop for the Holidays, listen to live music, enjoy Art-is-in Bakery‘s fabulous food and much more. Join us here!


Reverse-engineering workshop

Have you ever tried to learn a move from a dance video, but you just can’t seem to make it work on the dance floor? We’re here to help! This workshop is all about taking those fancy moves, reverse-engineering them, and adapting them to your style. To find out more and suggest a video, visit our Facebook event page!

Azucar! Student Outing – November 22
Put on your shoes because we’re taking you out dancing! We’re starting with a drink at Sir John A Pub, at 6:30pm. Then, at 8pm, Jeff and Ana are teaching a beginner-friendly salsa workshop at Rahim’s Latin Friday. To RSVP and get more details, join our Facebook event!

We’re going shoe-shopping on November 23rd!
Every few months, we take a road trip to DanceMasters in Manotick to give you guys a chance to try on some of the best dance shoes around. We meet at the Azucar! Studio at 2:15pm and carpool to Manotick and back. Please RSVP on the Facebook event page!

MSC

We’re organizing a school trip to next year’s Montreal congress! If you haven’t checked out a salsa congress before, we highly encourage you to go. Get your tickets, and email us at info@azucarottawa.com to let us know, so we can include you in our Montreal Salsa Convention mailing list!

Connect with us!
On Twitter: @AzucarOttawa
On Instagram: @AzucarOttawa
On Facebook: /AzucarOttawa

smakk logoAzúcar! gift cards available on SMAKK.ca!
Give your loved ones the gift of dance – send them an Azúcar! gift card from SMAKK.ca. Click, order, and have the card send directly to them, electronically or by mail!

Salsa a la carte Banner
This week’s events
For a list of other socials happening this week, check out Salsa à la carte.