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A fresh start

August 24, 2021

After these many months of reflection, I've made the decision to close Smoothstyle.

Business Update

September 15, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Smoothstyle is shuttered, but you can still dance and learn to dance in Ottawa.

Summer 2020 & Beyond

June 26, 2020

The other evening, on my way home from a walk along the beautiful Ottawa River, a great Hustle song started playing in my earbuds and suddenly, I was dancing...

Blackout Tuesday

June 2, 2020

Our plans for tonight, 2 June 2020, changed and we will not host a virtual event this week.

When Will We Social Dance Again?

April 24, 2020

Answers to questions about when group classes and group classes will resume, the future of Smoothstyle, and more.

Guest article: COVID-19 and Mental Health

April 24, 2020

This article is provided by a member of the West Coast Swing Ottawa community, Jessie Breault, MA. She is a Mental Health Counsellor.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Ottawa’s Weekly WCS Event Goes Virtual

March 16, 2020

During the COVID-19 shutdown, Ottawa’s Weekly West Coast Swing continues in a free, VIRTUAL format.

Weekly Group Dance Event Temporarily Suspended Due to Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

We are temporarily suspending Ottawa's Weekly West Coast Swing for the duration of this month (March).

New Hygiene & Virus Policy + Updated Code of Conduct

March 5, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have added the following Hygiene & Virus Policy to our Code of Conduct. But honestly, these are good guidelines for dancers to follow at all times.

March 2020: NEW Beginner Cycle + All-New WCS Vocabulary (Intermediate)

February 27, 2020

Ottawa’s Weekly West Coast Swing event begins a new session for Beginners (West Coast Swing Foundations 1). For Intermediate students, we've got an all-new WCS Vocabulary session called "Sugar Rush"!

Last Week of February: Happenings

February 23, 2020

We've got two great opportunities to dance and learn West Coast Swing this week!

WCS Mini-Intensives: Full Season Announced

January 25, 2020

All topics, dates, and registration-open dates for the first season of WCS Mini-Intensives with Maria Ford are now available.