While the Club remains on “hiatus”; all is not lost! Many of us have revisited activities long abandoned like; skating, snowshoeing, gardening, knitting, baking sour dough bread – the list is endless. We’ve learned to shop online and pick up curbside. The holidays brought Zoom dinners, long distance hugs and….
The intent of The Grapevine is to keep the Westview Family connected and supported as we look forward to celebrating and meeting on the dance floor again! The newsletter is one of several that we plan to put out in the coming months.
“Dance like no one is watching, love like you’ve never been hurt; sing like no one is listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.”
Although Monique Perreault has been dancing all her life, she never imagined that she would be a ballroom dancer, never mind an instructor.
Westview started 50 years ago in a St. James Church with 13 couples sharing their love of dance and their determination to create and maintain a viable club! Today, our Club thrives on the many volunteer hours from our members; building friendships while supporting….
And what a night New Year’s Eve was!! 120 plus dined and danced the decade away. After a delicious meal, our hosts, Thursday @ 7, got us all up and moving with a Grand March.
This Edition of the Grapevine provides a “behind the scene” look at the activities of the 50th Gala Planning Committee.
Membership on this Committee is unique in that all of the dance classes are represented. Their participation in the planning highlights their interests and skills. They have contributed a…..
With Westview Dance Club turning 50 in 2020, this is a wonderful time to review the exciting history of Winnipeg’s oldest dance club. Certainly one of the most exciting things that happened in Westview’s history was the year they got involved in making the movie, Shall We Dance, with Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez and Susan Sarandon.
One of the things that has kept Westview Dance Club fresh and exciting has been their dances. Since Westview has always been about the enjoyment of dance, our members and guests have enjoyed an inventive array of theme social dances and dinner dances. From almost the very beginning, every dance had a theme and….
The first social dance was held in 1970 at the Royal Canadian Legion on Portage Avenue and the First Anniversary Dance was held at the same location. Over Westview Dance Club’s 50 years, we have learned Modern and Latin dances, and our members and guests have enjoyed an inventive array of theme social dances and….