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International WCS Flash Mob: Ottawa Edition

September 3, 2015

New! Check out our CTV Live Morning news spot talking about tomorrow’s Flash Mob. View >> The annual International West Coast Swing Flash Mob is a global event that takes place on the same day throughout the world. WCS communities around the world all learn the same choreography to the same music, then perform it…

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Classes Start September 8

September 2, 2015

Our new season of group classes begins Tuesday, September 8! at Amigo’s bar. We are launching an all-new syllabus that features: Ongoing progressive Level 1 classes Opportunity to advance through Levels 1-5 over the course of a year Periodic advanced-level classes by audition only Weekly social dance following the lessons For more information, visit our…

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WCS Dancers Needed for September 4th Live TV Spot

August 30, 2015

Calling all Ottawa-area West Coast Swing dancers who are available at 9:20 a.m. this Friday, September 4, to give a sneak preview of the Flash Mob on CTV Morning Live! Meet outside of the CTV building at 87 George Street by 9:20am. We’ll be teaching the morning show hosts a bit of West Coast Swing, talking…

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Two WCS Contests this Month!

August 5, 2015

We’ve got two fun & free dance contests happening this month, both with fantastic prizes and interesting formats! Tuesday, August 11 OldsKOOL Romp – WCS Jack & Jill – Cash Contest DJ OldsKOOL is sponsoring a winner-takes-all, cash-prize, Jack & Jill style dance contest. A roll of the die will randomly pair entrants. The contest…

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New Group Class Levels & Schedule Announced!

July 29, 2015

Tuesday-night levelled group lessons resume at Amigo’s Sports Bar in September, 2015! We’ve announced new class levels, prices, and the schedule. All the information is on this web page >>  

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Pro-Am Challenge at Montreal Westie Fest 2015

July 15, 2015

We’re offering a special Pro-Am Lesson Package culminating in a Pro-Am Strictly competition at Montreal Westie Fest (October 16-18, 2015). This is a great opportunity to set a concrete goal for your dance and follow it through! Here’s how it works. The Pro-Am Lesson Package fee is $350, payable up front as a commitment to your…

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June 30 Pre-Canada Day Party

June 29, 2015

This week, our Weekly WCS event at Amigo’s falls on June 30th and we don’t have to work the next morning! So we’re celebrating by dancing late and wearing red & white. Classes run as usual but the DJ’ed social will run to midnight and beyond. Facebook event page with details >> Smoothstyle web page with details…

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Summer Pop-Up WCS Dances in Ottawa

June 18, 2015

This summer, Smoothstyle is organizing The Pop-Up WCS Dance. It’s is a free, traveling outdoor event held at various surprise locations throughout Ottawa all Summer long. The pop-up dance is designed to bring us together as a dance community, to create exposure for our dance, and let us do what we love while enjoying the…

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David & Maria Weekend in Toronto & Ancaster – August 21-23

June 16, 2015

Smoothstyle’s David Ward & Maria Ford will be in Toronto and Ancaster for a variety of classes and workshops on the weekend of August 21-23, 2015. First stop is Toronto Swing Dance Society’s “Summer Staycation” Dance on Friday, August 21. David & Maria will teach a progressive West Coast Swing workshop from 7:45pm-9:00pm, followed by…

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