Wedding Dance Workshop (July 29, 2017)

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in Special Events

Wedding Dance Workshop (July 29, 2017)

Lakeside Dance, located in Barrie, is happy to announce that we will be hosting a Wedding Dance Workshop on Saturday, July 29th, 2017 from 9:30am-11:30am! This 2 hour workshop is designed to help you feel comfortable during your first dance as husband & wife, father & daughter, or mother & son. This is one of the biggest days of your life. Let’s create a memorable moment together! Instructors will be teaching steps suitable for slow/romantic music. No experience necessary. Location: Lakeside Dance Ballroom – 304 Dunlop Street W, Barrie Date: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 Time: 9:30am-11:30am Price: $99+HST per couple Please note: all couples must be signed up by July 21st. *FREE GIFT for all couples participating* Call: 705-770-8184 or email:...

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Lakeside Dance in the Barrie Examiner

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Recent News

Lakeside Dance in the Barrie Examiner

Lakeside Dance: four feet, two hearts, and a ton of rhythm By Donna Douglas Wednesday, June 3, 2015 In two years since opening their hearts and their dancing feet to Barrie, Adam Spadafora and Ashley Wren have coaxed their fledgling dance studio into a full service, fun-filled place where people find their comfort on the dance floor. In fact, Lakeside Dance Studio, which has been operating from a third-floor, shared space in downtown Barrie, has grown sturdily, to the point where Adam and Ashley are opening their own 3,000-square-foot facility mid-June. Reluctantly they’re leaving the downtown, but are excited to offer their clients free parking, easy highway access and a lot more space, totally dedicated to dance.
 The duo met while teaching at a Toronto dance studio, but each has been dancing since they were really young. Ashley went the traditional route of ballet, modern dance, dance recitals, etc. Adam was a Michael Jackson fan and break-dancing was where his enthusiasm lay. With music and rhythm as part of their DNA, turning their energy into their own business was a logical next step. But, why Barrie, for these two Torontonians. “I’ve been analyzing the dance market for a long time. Dancing With the Stars has impacted North America and the wedding business is trending to dance, especially theme weddings,” Adam says. “Couples are dancing down the aisle; they’re designing weddings with specific themes, and Barrie is a growing community with lots of young families and lots of weddings.”
 It just made sense.
 But neither of them was prepared for how wonderful Barrie would be. “We had no idea. It’s such a family oriented city and lots of single people who want to enjoy dancing,” says Ashley. “Social dancing is a huge part of what Lakeside is all about. Our clients love to come and enjoy dancing with other people, socializing together.” Adam is quick to point out how great dancing is as a physical workout.
 “I have a client who has gone sky diving. He’s been bull riding. He says dancing scared him more,” says Ashley. And yet, once people get comfortable, they find a whole new activity that’s really incredible for them. As they established Lakeside, Ashley and Adam built a series of private lessons, group sessions and in their new studio, they’ll offer practice dance parties every Friday night for their enrolled students. When they open at 304 Dunlop St. W. (in the strip plaza at Dunlop and Highway 400 that houses Pennington’s and Xcopper), they’ll be making a huge leap forward. No longer will clients have the three-floor climb of steep, steep steps. They’ll now be able to do weekly parties, and to be able to use their space in whatever way they want.
 Their introduction to Barrie has seen them do a lot of giving. For two years they’ve been training the volunteer dancers for...

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Christmas Cheer Fundraiser for Kayla Johnston

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Special Events

Christmas Cheer Fundraiser for Kayla Johnston

Join Lakeside Dance at the Christmas Cheer Fundraiser for Kayla Johnston on Sunday, December 7th, 2014 – 4:30pm to 8:30pm Hosted by Growing Minds Childcare, Barrie. Lakeside Dance will be putting on a special Christmas Performance, and hosting a fun and exciting Group Class for all ages! Lots of prizes to be won, including a Gift Certificate for Adult Dance Classes donated by Lakeside Dance in Barrie! See image below for details: Tickets can be purchased at Growing Minds Child Care – 555 Mapleview Drive West #9, or by calling...

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Line Dancing Class @ BBDC

Posted by on Nov 24, 2013 in Special Events

Line Dancing Class @ BBDC

Join us at the Barrie Ballroom Dance Club for a night out of dancing! Lakeside Dance will be hosting an exciting LINE DANCE class at 7:40pm, and general dancing will follow until 12pm! Cost $19/person Location: ANAF – 7 George St., Barrie, Ontario Upcoming Dances Sat, Dec 14 2013 Sat, Jan 18 2014 Sat, Feb 15 2014 Sat, Mar 22 2014 Sat, Apr 12 2014 For more info call Lakeside Dance at (705) 770-8184 Interested in learning to Ballroom and Latin dance? Give us a call today! Or Register...

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Barrie Latin Fest – Aug 24

Posted by on Aug 23, 2013 in Special Events

Barrie Latin Fest – Aug 24

Come join Lakeside Dance at Barrie Latin Fest at Centennial Park in Barrie, Ontario. Saturday, August 24th from 11am to 11pm. Delicious food, good friends, and Latin dancing all day long! FREE Latin Dance Workshops. Lakeside Dance will teach you the fun and exciting Merengue at 4:15pm at the main stage! Come on out, it’s going to be a great day! We’ll see you there! -Lakeside

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