Few savor the thought of trekking over to the gym for a mundane workout after a long day at the office, so 'Army of Sass', a Toronto-based dance studio, gives people a fiercer option. The program offers engaging high heels dance classes for people of all genders, ages, and skill levels, and Trend Hunter sat down with the founder and CEO, Carla Catherwood, to learn about what makes it so appealing.
One of the things that sets Army of Sass apart is the very fact that it serves as a workout — though many students might not think of it as one. The lessons impart skills and moves, to be sure, but those moves require exertion and coordination that can leave participants fitter and more flexible than they were when they walked in. So while participants are simply excited by the song they're dancing to and the choreography they're learning, they're getting a workout at the same time.
In line with the mantra of sassy confidence, Army of Sass is completely inclusive, accepting anyone who's interested in learning heels dancing. As Catherwood notes, "if they're in transition or if they're 65 and coming in and trying their first class, you're all welcome."
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Toronto's 'Army of Sass' Offers Inclusive Lessons for All Skill Levels
- By: Joey HaarApr 19, 2018