Frequently Asked Questions about Dancing, Lessons, Socials and more

When can I book my private lessons with Access Ballroom?2023-05-22T00:39:55-04:00

We are open Monday to Friday 1pm to 10:30pm and on weekends 11am to 7pm. Private lesson times slots are subject to availability and must be booked in advance to ensure your dance teacher is available. Book your lessons today by contacting us.

Do I need a partner to start ballroom dancing?2023-05-22T00:34:09-04:00

You do not need a partner to start ballroom dancing. At Access Ballroom, we welcome both singles and couples who wish to learn to dance. If you are joining the dance classes on your own, then the dance instructor becomes your partner in private lessons; while in group lessons we always rotate partners.

What should I wear to a ballroom dance class?2023-05-22T00:29:57-04:00

When you are going to a ballroom dance class, you can wear something comfortable that you are able to move in. You can dress up as much as be more casual – totally up to you!

Also, make sure to bring your dance shoes with suede soles to wear on the dance floor. If you do not have them yet (e.g. it’s your very first class), just an extra pair of clean non-marking comfortable shoes to wear on the dance floor and help us keep the studio clean. Socks are fine too. All other footwear is prohibited on the dance floor.


How do I get started if I would like to try out ballroom and latin dancing at Access Ballroom?2023-05-22T00:20:02-04:00

It is easy to get started at Access Ballroom! Simply book a trial private dance lesson and consultation. You can do it online, via email, or by calling 416-690-3900.

What dance styles do you teach at Access Ballroom?2023-05-22T00:07:18-04:00

Since Access Ballroom Studio is a Latin and Ballroom dance studio, we teach the following dances: Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Mambo, Tango, Samba, Rumba, Bolero, Cha cha, Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Hustle/Disco, and East Coast Swing. We also prepare wedding couples for their first dance. Book your trial private dance lesson and consultation today by calling 416-690-3900.

Are there any parties or social dance events at your studio?2023-05-22T00:02:27-04:00

Access Ballroom holds social dance events and parties approximately every 2 months that are open to everyone, our students, and anyone that is new to the studio. Dive into the welcoming social atmosphere of dance, joy, fun, and great times. You do not need a dance partner or any prior experience to attend. There will always be a dance teacher showing the basics and helping you on the dance floor. Check out the full list of events here.

Does Access Ballroom dance studio participate in Pro-Am dance competitions?2023-05-21T23:55:55-04:00

Access Ballroom frequently participates in Pro-Am dance competitions with the students. It is one of the most memorable, exciting, and rewarding experiences that anyone can have in their dance journey. Check out our YouTube channel to see the highlights of the most recent dance competitions we have done.

Where can I buy dance shoes in Toronto?2023-05-21T23:49:18-04:00

It is best to buy your dance shoes in-store so that you can try them on and find the best fit. Access Ballroom has developed its own brand of superb quality dance shoes that are comfortable, safe to wear, and show your unique personal style. Check out Access Ballroom shoes for more info. Conveniently located within the studio, you can get your dance shoes right before dance class.


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