News & Articles

Workout at Home: covid-19 Week 2

March 22, 2020

Maria’s free, guided, at-home workout week 2.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Ottawa’s Weekly WCS Event Goes Virtual

March 16, 2020

During the COVID-19 shutdown, Ottawa’s Weekly West Coast Swing will continue in a VIRTUAL format! It will also be free.

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How to Workout at Home: covid-19 Week 1

March 15, 2020

Maria’s free, guided at-home workout week 1.

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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).

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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.

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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”!

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Road Tripping: a Formative Part of the West Coast Swing Journey

February 24, 2020

Road-trips to other West Coast Swing communities were an important part of my WCS upbringing – these are the benefits…

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Last Week of February: Happenings

February 23, 2020

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

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Riding the Wave

February 2, 2020

We need goals. 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. Watch Maria use a three-step process to coach herself out of a “low” and back to progress.

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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.

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