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International WCS Flash Mob: Ottawa Edition

September 3, 2015

New! Check out our CTV Live Morning news spot talking about tomorrow’s Flash Mob. View >> The annual International West…

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Classes Start September 8

September 2, 2015

Our new season of group classes begins Tuesday, September 8! at Amigo’s bar. We are launching an all-new syllabus that…

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WCS Dancers Needed for September 4th Live TV Spot

August 30, 2015

Calling all Ottawa-area West Coast Swing dancers who are available at 9:20 a.m. this Friday, September 4, to give a sneak…

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Two WCS Contests this Month!

August 5, 2015

We’ve got two fun & free dance contests happening this month, both with fantastic prizes and interesting formats! Tuesday, August…

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What Kind of West Coast Swing Dancer are You?

August 4, 2015

– by Julie Epplett (TO West Coast) Reprinted here by the author’s permission. Visit the original article on her website….

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New Group Class Levels & Schedule Announced!

July 29, 2015

Tuesday-night levelled group lessons resume at Amigo’s Sports Bar in September, 2015! We’ve announced new class levels, prices, and the…

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Pro-Am Challenge at Montreal Westie Fest 2015

July 15, 2015

We’re offering a special Pro-Am Lesson Package culminating in a Pro-Am Strictly competition at Montreal Westie Fest (October 16-18, 2015)….

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June 30 Pre-Canada Day Party

June 29, 2015

This week, our Weekly WCS event at Amigo’s falls on June 30th and we don’t have to work the next morning! So…

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Evolution/Family Tree of Swing Dances

June 20, 2015

From LindyPenguin.com, this is a fascinating flow chart. “An (incomplete and incorrect) evolution of Swing Dance” – but nonetheless educational and…

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Summer Pop-Up WCS Dances in Ottawa

June 18, 2015

This summer, Smoothstyle is organizing The Pop-Up WCS Dance. It’s is a free, traveling outdoor event held at various surprise…

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