Frequently Asked Questions

It is not necessary to attend the dance classes with a partner. During the lesson the instructor will be rotating the dance students to ensure that all participants have the opportunity to dance and practice with a partner.
To answer the question in a single word, Yes! For both men and women a smooth bottomed, non-rubber soled shoe is preferable for any dance class. Running shoes are not an option for they can damage your knees while turning and pivoting. Black soled shoes mark up the dance floors.


  • a dress shoe with a 1 , 2 , or 3 inch heel (flats are acceptable)
  • the heel height allows the body weight to be kept forward on the balls of the feet
  • an enclosed heel at the back (no straps on the heel area)
  • a suede or leather sole


  • a dress shoe
  • lightweight
  • smooth bottom, leather or suede sole
Casual, comfortable clothing is appropriate for dance classes. Shorts and gym clothing (work-out wear) are not recommended.
Dance Plus
22a Dorchester Ave., Etobicoke
1-888-844-4122 (Barb Wilson)
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Stardust Dance Shoes
55 Deerfield Cres
Brampton ON L6T 1K8
Tel/Fax: 905.793.7681
Toll free: 1.888.793.7681
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Arabesque Dancewear Supplies
Once Upon A Star Costume Consignment Store
50 Van Kirk Drive, Unit #1
Brampton ON L7A 1C7
(905) 843-5678 (Trisha Murtagh)
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Gabellini Dance Shoes LLC
(New York)
156 Lawrence Paquette Dr.
Champlain, New York 12919
Please see our Location page for details.
You do not have to be a Legion member. Salsa Dance Productions rents space from the Royal Canadian Legion.
Most good music stores will carry some salsa, merengue, bachata and chachacha music. This music may have a section of its own under the listing of Latin music. You may also have to look in the ‘World Section’ to find some salsa music. However, for the best selection of salsa music the place to go is:
‘Super Latin Music’
1088 St. Clair Ave. West
Toronto, ON
Tel: (416) 654-2217
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