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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Where and when is the event taking place?

The event will be held at Dance Vancouver Studios at 1627 West Broadway, 2nd floor from Saturday, June 15th – Sunday, June 16th, 2024. 

What do I need to bring?

Bring your phone with the ticket/QR code. Bring the wristband that we will provide for you.
Water, dance shoes are recommended. Water fountains will be available on site along with purchasable bottles of water or beverages.

You don't need to bring a partner as we will be rotating in class.

How many students are in each class?

The Cristian Gabriella Bachata Level Up Weekender will be limited to 30 couples (60 people total). 
The Styling Classes are uncapped as you will not need a partner and more space will be available to dance in.

Do I need previous experience?

Previous experience in Bachata, especially Bachata Sensual will be especially useful as these workshops are aimed to bring artists to help Level Up our skills and dancing. You should have at least 6+ months of experience in Bachata. 

How difficult are the classes/what are the level of the classes?

As a progressive focused weekender, Saturday will focus on more fundamental movements and Sunday will build on top of these fundamentals.

There is always room to learn the "basics" of the dance and you will often see many of our local instructors taking classes.


Can I just take Saturday/Sunday workshops?

No, unfortunately. We are prioritizing the balance of the classes and want to ensure that full weekend attendees have a consistent experience first. 

How can I take private lessons with the artists?

Please message or email us about that as we are coordinating the artists schedules. Privates will be given priority to event attendees as they are supporting the event. 


Street Parking around the venue is available at $1/hr and more readily available as we are outside of the downtown core this time. 

Refunds & Transfers

Transfers are allowed if you are unable to attend the event. Please email us. Refunds only allowed in extraneous circumstances. We aren't unreasonable but we do have budgets, goals, and capacities to manage and balance.

Can I purchase tickets at the door or do I need to buy them in advance?

Workshop tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold at the door. However, party or social passes can be purchased upon arrival at the event venue.

How can I stay updated on any changes or announcements regarding the event?

There are several ways to stay up-to-date. Below are a few recommended options.


1.   Follow our Instagram page (@bachatavancouver)

2.  Join our mailing list

3.  Monitor developments on our Facebook page and website

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