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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.

February: WCS Mastery, Foundations 2, & “Red” Theme Night

January 13, 2020

Ottawa's Weekly West Coast Swing event continues through February with our bi-annual WCS Mastery session, and more!

January 7 is Newbie Night, plus an all-new WCS Vocabulary (Intermediate) session begins

December 17, 2019

Ottawa's Weekly West Coast Swing event continues starting January 7, with NEWBIE NIGHT and an all-new Intermediate "Vocabulary" session.

December: Charity Month & Practice Makes Permanent!

November 28, 2019

We've got just three weeks of Ottawa's Weekly West Coast Swing Event in December, and we're making the most of them!

Coming in 2020! Monthly West Coast Swing Mini-Intensives with Maria

November 1, 2019

Deep-dive into West Coast Swing on monthly Saturdays in 2020. Maria will offer 3.25-hour West Coast Swing mini-intensives.