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Welcome! Smoothstyle continues to reincarnate — owner Maria Ford offers limited private instruction and specialty workshops in West Coast Swing, primarily in Ottawa, Canada and surrounds.

Some past Smoothstyle team members have spearheaded Rideau Swing Collective, and we often dance there and at Westie Underground.


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West Coast Swing Keeners Club is Back!

It's back in Ottawa! WCS Keeners Club -- the deep-dive learning event for WCS dance nerds. 

My (Dance) Community is Broken

On the Law of Attraction, being the change, and faking it until you make it.

Riding the Wave

Having a picture of where we’re headed is the first step to getting there. Ironically, the second step is letting go of the goal.