​West Coast Swing

Ladies Styling Secrets

Learn the Simple Tips and Techniques That Make You Feel and Look Better On the Dance Floor!

Whether you want to add some shaping and style to your West Coast Swing, or improve the quality of your movement, these followers only styling classes reveal all the ​little secrets to fun and gorgeous West Coast Swing.

You'll learn:

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    ​How to move your body with confidence
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    Body isolations
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    Beautiful, graceful arm styling
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    Shaping and variations on basic patterns
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    ​How to avoid the common mistakes that make your dancing look "blah"
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    ​Creating beautiful lines
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    ​How to be the best dancer you can be with any style or level of leader

Shelley's easy to learn ladies styling tips will have you looking and feeling awesome on the dance floor!

​$20 per class (to register use etransfer or cash/cheque in person).

​Upcoming Styling Workshop


DATE: Saturday June 23, 2018

​Ladies Styling Workshop - 3pm to 4:30pm

Stretch With Marla - 4:30pm to 5pm

​Immediately after the styling workshop, there will be a half hour stretch class run by our own phenomenal Marla Gold.

This is her area of expertise and she has designed a stretch class specifically for West Coast Swing dancers. It will target the common areas of tightness we experience in the feet, knees, hips and shoulders. Only $5 for this class as her introductory offer.

LOCATION: ​1st Floor, Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd.

For styling class registration, cash or e-transfer to shelley@shelleydance.com. Cash to Marla for stretch class.

Please note class size is limited so contact Shelley now to reserve your spot in advance.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Shelley.

P.S. You must have at least one year of recent experience as a follower in West Coast Swing and be comfortable with both the 6-count and 8-count basics.

look and feel awesome on the dance floor
West Coast Swing Styling Secrets

​Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I need to come with a partner?

No, you do not need a partner for the class. This is a followers ONLY class so no partner is required.

Q. What type of shoes should I wear?

If you already have dance shoes, then bring those. If you don't have dance shoes, then something with a leather or suede sole is best. If not, then just wear your most comfortable pair of shoes.

Q. What type of clothes should I wear to class?

Wear whatever you will feel most comfortable in. West Coast Swing is a very casual dance so wear your favorite jeans and t-shirt if you want.

Q. I still have a question about the class or West Coast Swing. Can you help?

Of course! If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact Shelley. She will be happy to help you any way she can.

Q. Who is the instructor?

Your instructor is Shelley Saxena. Shelley has been dancing, studying and competing in West Coast Swing for 18 years. With an extensive background in Jazz, Ballet and Modern dance, Shelley now specializes in West Coast Swing.

Q. Do I need any previous dance experience to take the ladies styling class?

This is not a class for complete beginners. You must have at least one year of recent experience as a follower in West Coast Swing and be comfortable with ​the 6-count and 8-count basics.

Q. I'm excited to get started! What's my next step?

Simple. Class size is limited so you want to click here now to reserve your spot​ as soon as possible.​