Ballroom Instructions in North Bay



Starting March 4th, 2019

Mondays @ 7:30PM-8:30pm 

60$ for program

Location: Ecole St.Raymond Gymnasium. 22 Borge Ave, North Bay, Ontario.

Non-dancers welcomed! We’ll teach you how to move!

Learn to Bachata, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Kazumba and Salsa.

For the ladies out there who are planning a Caribbean vacation, are planning to hit the dance floor at a club or event, these are the places you can use your new dance moves.

If you’re going to the Dominican Republic, the Merengue and Bachata will come in handy or Salsa and Cha-Cha if you are hitting Cuba. Latin dance is essential to learn for any occasion. ​

Teacher Joany Gauvreau



Starting April 19th, 2019

Fridays @ 6:30PM-8:30pm (2hr classes)

80$ per couple

Location: Centre Culturel Les Compagnons Hall, downstairs. 327 Dudley Ave, North Bay. 

Intro to Modern Jive is a fun course for anyone who has little or no experience in the dance.
Modern Jive is the simplest of all partner dances. Since there is no footwork to learn, within half an hour you will be dancing to the biggest chart hits of today and yesterday.

Modern Jive is wonderful because:
-You can dance to all the great hits of the last 100 years
-As it is so free-form you can steal moves easily from virtually any other dance style
– Use this dance at clubs/weddings/other events
-There are always new moves to learn
-It keeps you fit!

No dance experience necessary.

View a sample of what Modern Jive looks like here:

Teacher Joany Gauvreau & Rene Gagne

Our Mission is to share our love of dance in our community.

Have a question regarding a class or registration?

Call 705-478-7994​​ or email

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Meet Your Instructors

Joany loves to dance and loves to teach. She experiences continued success in the dance industry and has been sharing and teaching her passion for dancing in various genre for over 10 years.  Training with Jim and professional dance coaches has helped Joany to create an encouraging and fun environment for students.


Jim Croskery

Jim started line dancing about 22 years ago, and went on to do some country couples dancing. From there, he took five ballroom dance sessions and fell in love with dancing. After that he started taking professional dance lessons in Ottawa 18 years ago, and began teaching on a part-time basis for the same length of time. 

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