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Ballroom

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Social

Ballroom dancing is a general term which includes many dance styles, depending on your perspective.

Most ballroom dance styles originated from social or folk dance styles of the past. In many cases, the casual variations of these ballroom dances are still danced as folk dances or at social dances around town, and often close to their original forms.

But modern ballroom dancing, competitive dancing, or dancesport, is formalized and has embellishments that are often very different from the original dance of the same name, though the basic steps may be similiar.

Whether you intend to progress to ballroom competition, or just learn some casual dance steps for fun, or as a wedding dance, you can learn from classes offered by school board adult education classes, or through several great professional dance schools in the area. They also often offer 'practice' nights which are more casual dance events for learning and socializing.

Rules and competition in dancesport is formalized by two major organizations, with sightly different instruction methods.

And there is a form of ballroom called 'Round Dance' that is choreographed by a caller.

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Associations for this Style

Association Dance Styles Primary Location Distancesort icon Member Rating
Canadian Square and Round Dance Society
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Border Boosters Square and Round Dance Association Montreal 7.78 km
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Capital Kizomba 2 Daly Ave, Ottawa 160.24 km
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Eastern Ontario Square and Round Dance Association Ottawa 160.94 km
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Salsa à la carte Ottawa Gatineau Gatineau and
Ottawa
160.94 km
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The Single Option Ottawa 160.94 km
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Salsaria Preston Hall, Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset Street West, Ottawa
162.45 km
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The Trackers Plus Square Dance Club John G Mlacak Community Centre
2500 Campeau Dr., Kanata (Ottawa)
177.71 km
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Dance Schools for this Style

School Dance Styles Primary Teaching Venue Distancesort icon Member Rating
Movimiento Dance Studio 612 Ste-Croix, Ville Saint-Laurent 4.57 km
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Tangonergia® Argentine Tango 4717, rue Saint-Denis, Montreal 4.71 km
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KBS Dance Montreal 9 Ste-Catherine East, Montreal 7.06 km
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Danse Quilliam Studio 933 Monseigneur De Laval, Beloeil 34.24 km
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Cornwall Carousels Dance Club 146 Chevrier Avenue, Cornwall 102.32 km
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Ecole de Danse Guylain Cyr 195 Maloney Ouest, Gatineau 156.98 km
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Lorna's Dance Collective 1574 Walkey Road, Ottawa 158.20 km
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Siempre Tango Argentine Tango 317 Chapel, Ottawa 159.38 km
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Nightclubs & Bars for this Style

Nightclub Dance Styles Address Distancesort icon Member Rating
The Fullhouse Nightclub Pianobar 337 Somerset St W, Ottawa 160.91 km
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DJs for this Style

DJ Service Dance Styles Based in Distancesort icon Member Rating
Francis Argentine Tango Ottawa 159.38 km
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DJ Richard Arseneault - Latin and Ballroom Dancing Ottawa 160.94 km
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Bands for this Style

Band Dance Styles Based in Distancesort icon Member Rating
Standing Room Only (SRO) Almonte (Mississippi Mills) 202.53 km
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Ballroom Accessory Businesses

Name Primary Location Distancesort icon Member Rating
orangoutangdance Montreal 7.76 km
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2nd Act Consignment Dancewear We are a mobile service. We come to you. Based in
Ottawa
160.94 km
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Upcoming Local Events for this Style

Date Event Dance Styles Venue Distance
Tue 2014-09-02 8:30pm Arg. Tango Milonga de mis Amores Argentine Tango All Saints' Church Hall
317 Chapel St., Ottawa
159.38 km
Wed 2014-09-03 7:00pm Ballroom / Latin Dance Class (Beginner Wednesday Class) Dance With Us Ottawa
80-B Jamie Avenue, Ottawa
163.63 km
Fri 2014-09-05 8:00pm Friday dance party Let's Dance Ballroom and Latin Studio
60 Colonnade Rd., Ottawa
163.88 km
Fri 2014-09-05 9:00pm Milonga 397 Argentine Tango Chinese Canadian Heritage Centre
397 Kent St, Ottawa
160.98 km
Sat 2014-09-06 8:00pm Ballroom Party Ballroom Chinese Canadian Heritage Centre
397 Kent St, Ottawa
160.98 km
Sat 2014-09-06 8:00pm Social Dance Party at Dance With Us Ottawa Dance With Us Ottawa
80-B Jamie Avenue, Ottawa
163.64 km
Sun 2014-09-07 7:30pm Arg. Tango: Practilonga de mis Amores Argentine Tango All Saints' Church Hall
317 Chapel St., Ottawa
159.38 km
Mon 2014-09-08 7:00pm Ballroom / Latin Dance Class (Beginner Monday Classl) Dance With Us Ottawa
80-B Jamie Avenue, Ottawa
163.63 km
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