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Jamie Blair

If you're not having fun, you're not doing it right!

Jamie has been performing and competing her entire life. Swing Dancing, and more specifically Lindy Hop, attracted her by the opportunity to combine her passions for dance and athletics. Her strong background in ballet, figure skating and a multitude of other sports primed her well for success in the Lindy Hop competitive world.
Jamie has won various titles in Solo Jazz, Balboa, and of course, Lindy Hop. Jamie is currently a member of the professional Lindy Hop team SAF Squad, which has won back to back Canadian titles. She has coached competitive Lindy Hop teams in Ottawa since 2016 and is an active member in both the Ottawa and Montreal’s dance scenes.

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Vincent Bedard

Social dancing is a lifelong skill. Performing & competing is fun but knowing you can take your partner's hand and start dancing anywhere anytime, that is priceless.

Born to a family of musicians, Vincent was exposed to a wide range of music from a very early age. This was further emphasised after joining a travelling choir at 7 years old, an activity he would keep for more than 10 years. At the age of 13, Vincent began dancing tap after seeing a performance by renowned tapper Travis Knight.
Vincent spent many years dedicated solely to tap but eventually, his was drawn into the world of Swing dancing. Vincent is also a member of the professional Lindy Hop team, SAF squad. In addition to this, he is an active member of the professional performance/gig team appearing and coaching on TV shows such as Dieux de la Danse and Révolution, or participating in some of Montreals biggest festival such as Jazz Fest and Just For Laughs.

Awards & Performances

Couple Competition

  • 1st Place Open Strictly International Lindy Hop Championship 2019
  • 1st Place Dig Tha' Feet Jack n'Jill 2018 and 2019
  • 1st Place Dig Tha'Feet Strictly 2019
  • 1st Place Jack n Jill Canadian Swing Championship 2019
  • 2nd Place Canadian Showcase Canadian Swing Championship 2019

Team Competition

  • 1st Place Team Short Showcase 5-6-7 Oui 2019
  • 1st Place Team International Lindy Hop Championship 2019
  • 1st Place Team Savoy Cup 2019
  • 1st Place Team City Battle Savoy Cup 2019
  • 1st Place Team, O'town Showdown 2019
  • 1st Place Team Canadian Swing Championship 2019, 2018, 2017
  • 2nd Place Team International Lindy Hop Championship 2018
  • 1st Place Solo Jazz Team 2018
  • 1st Place Team City Battle - New York City 2018

TV & Shows

  • Appearance in the Québec TV Show Revolution
  • Appearance in the Québec TV Show Les Dieux de la Danse
  • Performances for Just For Laughs Festival
  • Performances for Les Grands Feux Loto Québec
  • Performances with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
  • Performances for the City of Montreal
  • Over 30 corporate gigs and wedding gigs