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16FEB16 – Buy Canada

*New* classes this week!  Tuesday nights, February 16-March 29 (7 weeks, 6 classes & one JUST DANCE on March 8th)

You can register online or in person (cash or cheque only).

6:15-7:30 p.m. – WCS*HD with Shelley Saxena
7:30-8:00 p.m. – WCS*Repertoire
8:00-9:00 p.m. – WCS*Fundamentals
~8:45 p.m. until midnight – Social dancing for all levels – only $5 or FREE for students
At the Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd. (west of Ossington, north of Bloor)

Please contact me if you have any questions, or see for more details

Feeling the “ouch” of a low loonie when planning your dance travel?  Here’s just some of what’s happening locally, regionally, and nationally:

April 15-17  Swingin’ Montreal – Levelled workshops with regional pros (David & Gwen, Maria & Todd, March & Sylvie – our own Nelson Clarke) and headliners P.J.Turner and Tashina Beckman – CHECK THEM OUT!!  U.S. Open Classic Finals They’re also amazing teachers. Facebook Event or check out the calendar.

June 17-19  Ottawa’s WCS Pro Dance Weekend – Featuring the enormously talented Hugo Miguez and Stacy Kay, with workshops, Jack & Jill competitions and social dancing in our Nation’s Capitol: Facebook Event or visit the website

June 24-26  Sweet Side of Swing Northwest – This is really cool educational franchise, taking place in Vancouver for the first time. Limited to 125 Leaders and 125 Followers the focus is on individual attention and growth for dancers at various stages of their development. Levelled workshops and hours of social dancing: have discounted passes! 🙂

July 14-17  Toronto Open Swing & Hustle Championships – Our chance to welcome West Coast Swing dancers to “The6ix”, with an exciting new line-up of Pros and full-on WSDC (points) Jack & Jill competitions, and other contests and divisions to show your stuff in West Coast and Hustle.  Facebook Event


Friday, February 19th – Classes and social dancing continue at Main Fitness in the Beach (see calendar); David & Gwen Ward are teaching at the Toronto Swing Dance Society’s Friday night dance

Saturday, February 20th – David & Gwen are teaching in Ancaster, afternoon workshops and dancing (Facebook Event or see the calendar); Steps Studio party with a dedicated Hustle/WCS room:

Sunday (Fun Day), February 21st – Shelley starts a new 5-week Beginner series preceding the weekly Intermediate drop-in class and social dancing at Rhythm & Motion – Please see the calendar

There’s also DANCING PROS LIVE at the Fallsview Casino Hotel (in Niagara Falls, Canada!) featuring Benji Schwimmer and Melissa RutzFebruary 18-25  Buy tickets here

See you TONIGHT!  If you’re registering online please try to do so as early as possible to allow time for processing.