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New Beginner West Coast Swing Cycle Starts April 5 – Bring a Newbie for FREE!

March 17, 2016

A new Beginner Cycle of West Coast Swing starts on Tuesday, April 5 at Amigo’s. If you bring a “newbie” to try the lesson & social on April 5, you’ll both get in FREE! It’s the perfect time to introduce a Westie-curious friend, spouse, family member or co-worker to our amazing community. 7:00pm – Level 10 – By invitation or…

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WCS Bootcamp – February 6

January 15, 2016

Our February 6, 2016 West Coast Swing Bootcamp is a one-day event designed for absolute Beginners and Beginner-Plus students. Smoothstyle’s full instruction team of 6 will spend the day with you in lessons, guided practices, and review sessions. Beginners: learn the dance from the ground-up, in one day Beginner-Plus students: improve your basics, reinforce excellent…

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Pro-Am Challenge at Toronto Open Swing/Hustle Championships 2016

January 7, 2016

We’re offering a special Pro-Am Lesson Package culminating in a Pro-Am Strictly competition at Toronto Open Swing/Hustle Championships 2016 (July 15-17). 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…

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Group Classes Resume Jan. 5; Bring a Newbie for FREE

December 23, 2015

Group classes resume at Amigo’s on Tuesday, January 5. We’ve got a new round of Beginner (Level 1A) classes as well as the start of Level 2 for our Level 1 graduates! If you introduce a brand-new person to us on January 5, you’ll BOTH get the whole evening FREE. Note that Level 2A students are welcome…

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Tuesday night socials December 22 & 29

December 21, 2015

Although classes are finished until January 5, please join us at Amigo’s on Tuesdays for DANCING! We’ll have West Coast Swing socials with DJs OldsKOOL & DaCube from 8:00-11:00pm on December 22 & 29. On these evenings, students are FREE, and if you have house guests you can bring them for free as well. Happy…

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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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