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Dancing For a Cause Through the Holidays

November 24, 2015

December is always a very busy month, but we want to keep you dancing through the holidays. We’ve got a special Tuesday-night schedule to accommodate your dancing addiction AND your other commitments. AND, throughout December, we’ll be dancing for the Ottawa Food Bank. Ottawa Food Bank Fundraising Dance on Tuesdays in December at Amigo’s and…

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Ottawa Westie Semi-Formal Dance & Foodbank Fundraiser

November 1, 2015

Put on your classiest dance attire and join us for an elegant evening to celebrate the holidays with dance friends. 100% of proceeds after expenses will go to the Ottawa Food Bank 8:30pm – Intermediate WCS Lesson: Elegant Moves 9:15pm – 1:00am – Dance with DJs OldsKOOL & DaCube Dress code is semi-formal. Cost $15…

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Westie Hallowe’en Dance Party, October 31

October 21, 2015

  Get your spook on! On Saturday, October 31, we’re hosting an all-West Coast Swing Hallowe’en Dance Party at DanceTown studio in Ottawa. Costumes are optional; we’ll have a prize for the SPOOKIEST costume – as in creepy, scary, ghoulish! Schedule 8:00pm – Concurrent West Coast Swing Lessons (Beginner & Beginner-Plus/Intermediate) 9:00pm – 1:00am –…

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New Classes Start November 3

October 21, 2015

Our last set of  progressive group West Coast Swing classes before the holidays begins Tuesday, November 3 at Amigo’s bar: 7:00pm – Level 4 (Styling) – for those with 6-12 months of lessons and practice 7:45pm – Level 1C – completing the basic foundations of WCS 2.5 hours of social dancing follows the last class, and we have…

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Pro-Am Results, Montreal Westie Fest 2015

October 19, 2015

These Smoothstyle students competed in Pro-Am divisions at Montreal Westie Fest 2015. This required that they each make a commitment to train and improve their West Coast Swing dancing, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Whether or not they made the podium, each of them improved their dance and met personal goals! Pro-Am…

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New Classes Start October 6

September 30, 2015

A new set of group West Coast Swing classes begins Tuesday, October 6 at Amigo’s bar: 7:00pm – Level 3 – for those with 6-12 months of lessons and practice 7:45pm – Level 1B – continuing to learn the basics of the dance 2.5 hours of social dancing follows the last class, and we have performances and/or…

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Live Video: CTV Morning News Spot

September 4, 2015

Check out our Flash Mob preview on CTV Live Morning today! View it here >>  

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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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