Are you looking for fun activities in Ottawa?

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Alana Hock

Are you looking for something fun to do in Ottawa? Does the idea of a friendly, supportive community in Ottawa appeal to you?

This great city of ours has so much to offer, but sometimes it can be tricky to find really fun things to do in Ottawa… Not to mention that if you’re looking for a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere and a sense of community in Ottawa, it can be hard to find exactly where you fit in. Well have no fear, Dance with Alana is here!

We’ve been proudly offering ULTRA-FUN dance classes since 1999. Dancing is a great way to get moving, try something new, make new friends, and have a ball all at the same time! We’ve got Swing Dancing, Tap, Zumba, Burlesque, Belly Dance, and Hip Hop. We also offer private lessons, wedding dance lessons, and bachelorette parties!

There’s a reason why we have a reputation for fun in Ottawa; we get people dancing in a VERY friendly atmosphere, we’re super supportive, and we’re completely community-oriented. Make friends, get in shape, and feel like you belong.

Have a look at some of the fun activities that we offer in Ottawa:


Are you ready to unleash your inner vixen? Our Ottawa Burlesque classes are open to bombshells of ALL shapes and sizes. Whether you’re a beginner or more experienced dancer, learn and develop your Burlesque dancing movements in a safe & supportive environment. Uncover your hidden SUPER-fox!


Have you heard about swing dancing and dreamed of cutting a rug with some Lindy Hop skills? Our classes are open to all those hep cats and hep kittens out there who wanna learn how to ‘cut a rug!’ You’re going to love both the dance and the incredibly fun community, not to mention the history and culture that you’ll be stepping into when you take your first steps. Buckle up and get ready for our high-energy and ultra-FUN swing dance classes in Ottawa! (And by the way, no partner or experience needed!)

Oh, and what about Charleston in Ottawa? Or how about Blues dancing? Our Ottawa swing dance curriculum has you covered!


Have you always watched those musicals and thought… I wish I could do that… Now you CAN!! Learn the basics of Tap with one of the most FUN teachers on the planet. (Seriously.) Top hats, bow ties, and sequins not included… but the fun is! Whether you’re a total beginner or an experienced tap dancer, renowned tap dance instructor Alana Hock will get you tap dancing in Ottawa in no time!


Come and learn how to move, groove, and get down with the beat at DWA! Our Hip Hop classes in Ottawa are open to both teens and adults. Students will learn a cool new routine every week, Hip Hop dance basics, and foundations. You’re going to sweat and love it!


Are you ready to get in on the ZUMBA action? ZUMBA fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic cardio dance class that will blow you away. Styles include; Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Hip Hop, Swing, Belly dance, and more. Ditch the treadmill & come and join Alana’s weekly party!


Sexy, smooth, enticing. Let Randi Rouge teach you the basics of belly dance in an encouraging, body-positive environment. Our Ottawa Belly Dance classes will help you improve your ability to isolate different parts of the body and move subtly while getting a great workout.

There’s a reason why our students call Dance with Alana the best dance studio in Ottawa. Don’t be shy, give us a try! We promise you a great time and an all-around positive experience. Register now or don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!