The teachers at GMD want to support you as you strive to fulfill your goals.
We believe that dancers should spread their wings and take in a variety of training approaches.
GMD has gathered a group of many of the city’s most acclaimed teachers, so you can experience an assortment of tastes, colours and textures that will help you develop your versatility, build strength, and trigger your imaginations.
We believe dance class is a place where you can grow, take risks, get stronger, share energy, have fun, let go, gain confidence and so much more. Your passion, energy and optimism are what make dance in TO vital and essential.
Drop-in Modern and Contemporary dance training for intermediate/advanced students and professional dancers in Toronto.
Thank you for dancing with us. Times are tough, so we will continue with these affordable classes to keep you training and feeling connected to our community.
Natasha Poon Woo began training and performing as a member of Canadian Contemporary Dance Theatre in her hometown of Toronto. She went on to study at the Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase College and the Rotterdam Dance Academy, eventually earning a BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase in 2012 and graduating summa cum laude with the President’s Award for Achievement. As a performer, Natasha has toured Holland and Switzerland with Conny Janssen Danst, completed a residency at the Beijing Dance Academy in China with The Kevin Wynn Collection, and performed the works of such established American choreographers as Twyla Tharp, Doug Varone, Pam Tanowitz, and Roderick George. She has worked with Toronto companies and artists including Rock Bottom Movement, Côté Danse, BoucharDanse, The Dietrich Group, Benjamin Landsberg, Ryan Lee / The Platform, BoucharDanse, Gadfly, Little Pear Garden Dance Company, Tapestry Opera and Hit & Run Dance Productions. She is a Dora-winning performer with Rock Bottom Movement, whose acclaimed production of hollow mountain garnered Dance Division awards for Outstanding Production and Outstanding Ensemble Performance.
Natasha was the Associate Artistic Director of CCDT from 2019-2021 and served as the Company’s Rehearsal Director from 2012-2021. She has also directed rehearsals for artists including Hanna Kiel, Roderick George and Rodney Diverlus. Natasha is a passionate and sought-after dance educator across Ontario, specializing in Limón-based modern technique and Conditioning-with-Imagery (C-I TrainingTM), certified and mentored by Donna Krasnow.
PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION IS REQUIRED BEFORE TAKING CLASS.
For your safety, each of you MUST complete the following COVID-19 screening, contact tracing and proof of vaccination form. Knowing in advance that everyone in class is fully vaccinated, along with other safety protocols, will give you more confidence being with your fellow dance artists and will help ensure everyone’s safety.
Reserve your place in one or more classes! A reservation for each class is required. To ensure a spot, you can book any of the listed classes in advance. Payment must be made when booking. Booking must be completed by 9:00 am the morning of your class. If the class is full, there is a waitlist of five.