Mon, Aug 19
6:15pm - 7:30pm
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Beginning Hip-Hop is designed for students who have had some prior dance training/experience. Hip-Hop derives from street dances created in America during the 1970s, such as popping, locking, and breaking. Classes have a heavy focus on individual expression, rhythm, and musicality. Please Note: Bring sneakers for hip hop classes.
Monday Aug 19th, 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Salsa lessons are fun and exciting. Have fun learning the most popular social dance of today. You can enjoy salsa dancing to live music in the fiery ambience of the many hot Latin nightclubs in Chicago. Students will be introduced to the popular styles. Contemporary leading and following techniques will be emphasized.
Wednesday Aug 21st, 8:30pm - 9:30pm(6 sessions)
Contemporary dance is a collection of methods that have been developed from ballet, jazz, modern, postmodern dance. This genre is associated with the exploration of natural energy and improv-based movement. This is an Advanced/Professional level class.
Monday Aug 19th, 12pm - 1:30pm
Tuesday Aug 20th, 7:30pm - 9pm
There's more to the wedding couple's "first dance" than keeping the beat and not stepping on your partner. Prepare for your wedding by choreographing a dance that will look great on your video and impress your guests. Discuss choosing the right song and creating a memorable first dance. Learn the steps to one of the most popular wedding dances, the...
Tuesday Aug 20th, 6pm - 7pm(6 sessions)
Ballet began in the Italian courts and was developed into a form of concert dance under Louis XIV. Today, Ballet is highly technical and has its own vocabulary. The first portion of a class is at the barre, a tool used for dancers to find their balance and warm up their muscles. The second portion of class moves into the center of the room where dancers...
Monday Aug 19th, 1:30pm - 3pm
Reverse Turns/Pivot Turns In this class, we will visit different kinds of turns that take you a step, or a turn, further than your basic left and right turns. We will learn how both the lead and the follow use proper connection to signal and execute a turn done in reverse, as well as a turn that uses the pivot technique. Prerequisite: Bachata (Core...
Monday Aug 19th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm(4 sessions)
Tuesday Sep 3rd, 10am - 11:15am
Spot Turns & Rotations In this class, we will demonstrate both the reason and process of executing a cheat step in your dance. Why and when would a dancer execute it? And more importantly, how would a dancer execute a cheat step in order to make a dance smoothly flow? On the other hand, shadows demonstrate variations of bringing both the lead...
Monday Aug 19th, 9:15pm - 10:15pm(4 sessions)
Whether you’re joining us for a date night, to learn a new skill, or prepare for a social event, our Ballroom 101 group class is designed for first time dancers. Stress free- you will be learn everything you need to know to join us on the dance floor. We’ll cover all of the core American Style dances, including Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, ChaCha,...
Wednesday Sep 4th, 7pm - 8pm(4 sessions)
Contemporary dance is a collection of methods that have been developed from ballet, jazz, modern, postmodern dance. This genre is associated with the exploration of natural energy and improv-based movement. This is an intermediate level class.
Wednesday Aug 21st, 7:30pm - 9pm
Urbanity Hip Hop classes specialize in urban choreography and will focus on movement and techniques developed through the culture of Hip Hop. Whether your focus is technique, movement retention, or you’re just looking for a new way to move, you can find it here! Note: Students should wear comfortable clothing they can move in as well as smooth...
Tuesday Aug 20th, 7pm - 8pm
Saida Variations In this class you will master multiple versions of a Saida by incorporating partner connection and musical connection to the steps. You will learn the ways in which Saidas are fundamental to connecting more intermediate movements and patterns. This class is guaranteed to create fluidity in your steps to prepare you for more advanced...
Wednesday Aug 21st, 7pm - 8pm(4 sessions)
In this class, you will learn how to successfully incorporate blocks and syncopations into your movements. You will gain greater awareness of your frame, patterns in the music, and how to be properly grounded to achieve these more agile movements. Prerequisite: Kizomba (Core I) Saida Variations Note: Students should wear comfortable clothing they...
Wednesday Aug 21st, 8:15pm - 9:15pm(4 sessions)
Tarraxinha & Tarraxa Body Movement In this class you will work on your body isolations and gain an in-depth understanding of the subtleties of the signals used to lead isolated movements. This overall body awareness and control will enhance your techniques in all aspects of kizomba; especially tarraxinha and tarraxa. Prerequisite: Kizomba (Core...
Wednesday Aug 21st, 9:15pm - 10:15pm(4 sessions)