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International WCS Flash Mob Ottawa – 2016

July 31, 2016

Smoothstyle will be preparing everyone by teaching the 2016 International West Coast Swing Flash Mob choreography every Tuesday night in August.

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West Coast Swing 7 Judging Criteria & 7 Levels Demystified

July 12, 2016

Explaining the 7 elements of West Coast Swing and how they apply at the 7 levels of competition.

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Dance All Summer With Us!

June 29, 2016

We’ll keep you West Coast Swing dancing all Summer in Ottawa! Here’s what we have in store for July and August…

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Pro-Am Challenge at Montreal Westie Fest 2016

June 24, 2016

We’re offering a special Pro-Am Lesson Package culminating in a Pro-Am Strictly competition at Montreal Westie Fest (October 14-16, 2016)….

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West Coast Swing Level 4 Starts Tuesday, June 7!

May 25, 2016

For the first time ever, Smoothstyle is offering its Level 4 West Coast Swing session. These classes begin on Tuesday, June 7 at Amigo’s.

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Your First Pair of West Coast Swing Dance Shoes

May 11, 2016

Your first pair of dance shoes is a special investment! Here’s what we recommend for new West Coast Swing Dancers, plus some links for where to purchase.

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WCS Level 3 Starts Tuesday, May 3!

April 29, 2016

Levels 3, 4, and 5 West Coast Swing lessons are finally here! In these classes, you will explore and understand how…

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Help! I’m Dating a Dancer!

April 13, 2016

So! You’re dating a dancer. Congratulations! Dating a dancer can be fantastic. It can also be tricky. This article is written to help non-dancers better understand – and participate in the life of – dance-obsessed partners.

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Levels 3, 4, 5 West Coast Swing Lessons Coming Soon!

April 11, 2016

West Coast Swing Levels 3, 4, and 5 are coming soon on Tuesday nights at Amigo’s. In these classes, you will explore and understand how to create some of the more creative and interpretive elements of the dance.

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To Dance or Not to Dance with Your Significant Other…

April 8, 2016

In dance, we often say that every dance is a 3-minute relationship – and that has implications for life-couples who decide to take up this hobby/sport/passion. I hope this article gives you useful information and a lot to talk about together…

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