Back 2 Basics Comes to Nova Scotia!

On The Floor Back 2 Basics Nova Scotia 2023

On The Floor’s legendary Back 2 Basics workshop comes to Halifax, Nova Scotia on  October 21-22, 2023, with an incredible lineup for dancers of all ages to look forward to! Be sure to come join us at Atlantica Hotel Halifax ,1980 Robie Street, Halifax! We’ll be releasing more information very soon, but we’re pleased to announce the registration is now open via the button below!

Register Now

This event will run from 10:00am-4:30pm each day.

Full schedule outline will be posted closer to the event date.


There is FREE public parking available in lot across the street from the hotel in the Cineplex Cinemas parking lot.  On-site parking is also available at $20.00 per vehicle in structured hotel parking lot from Level P3-P5.  Hotel spots are marked with an “H”. If parking in hotel parking lot, please use designated parking spots, the hotel will not be responsible for any guests parked outside of indicated area and will receive a parking ticket.

Hotel / Venue Information

Atlantica Hotel Halifax
1980 Robie Street (at Quinpool)
Halifax, NS, B3H 3G5
Phone: (902) 490-3364
Booking Link:

To make your reservation, please use the booking link above, or call the hotel directly at (902) 423-1161 or toll free at 1-888-810-7288, or email at, mentioning On The Floor Dance Experience to receive the group rate.
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Rate: $179.00 single/double occupancy + applicable taxes and fees (Additional occupant charge of $20.00/person for triple/quad)

Hotel Policies
Check-in is from 4:00pm / Check-out is at 11:00am.
Extra-person policy: $20.00 plus tax per room, per night to a maximum of 4 people per room (including children).
Early Departure Policy: A 24 hour, by 4pm 1 day prior to the day of departure, notice is required to avoid a penalty equaling 1 night’s room + tax.
No-Show Policy: No-shows reservations will be charged for the 1st night room + tax and held for the 1st night only, the remaining room nights will be cancelled/released.
Non-Smoking Policy: The Atlantica Halifax Hotel is a non-smoking hotel. It is strictly prohibited to smoke/vape in the guest rooms and all interior public areas. A daily penalty of a minimum of $250.00+tax will be charged for any infractions.
Pet Policy: The Atlantica Halifax Hotel is happy to welcome your furry family members; however a $100.00 deep cleaning fee will be applied per stay.

Other Hotels in the Area

What to Bring

Dancers should come prepared with all their dance shoes and appropriate dance attire for each day.  Please also ensure you pack enough water and food/lunch for each day.


Please Note: Registration starts on Saturday October 15 at 9:30am

Download the Schedule



October 21-22, 2023




Atlantica Hotel Halifax


$350 +HST

Back 2 Basics Schedule

Don't Miss a Thing on Back 2 Basics Weekend!

Download the Schedule

Need to Know

Important Event Information


The workshops will be housed in building #92 – Accolade East. (Second floor)

There are many places to eat or grab coffee on campus. Not everything is open on the weekends, but between the Student Centre and York Lanes, you should have at least a couple of options for food and coffee.

• Starbucks – Centre for Film and Theatre – Building #38
Multiple Places to Eat / Second Cup – York Lanes – Building #24
Multiple Places to Eat – Student Centre – Building #23
Cafeteria & Tim Hortons – Seneca College – Building #40


Lunch, snacks and water to stay hydrated.
PLEASE NOTE: York University is a PEANUT FREE facility. Please ensure all food packed is PEANUT FREE.

• ALL dance shoes, dancewear, should be with you for the entire 2 days.

Intensive, focused training from leading dance professionals.Registration now open!