Current Class Schedule

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Beginner Class
A good place to start for BEGINNERs or those REFRESHING their basics.

I,II,III,IV - CORE classes. These should be taken in SEQUENTIAL order.

Int/Adv - Intermediate or Advanced. These should be taken AFTER completing all CORE classes.

Master - Master class. These classes REQUIRE instructor APPROVAL.


Series
Four 55-minute sessions that are typically spread out over four consecutive weeks. On occasion, they may be condensed, two sessions into two weeks.

Workshop
55-minute sessions that can be scheduled one at a time, back to back, on one day or consecutive days.

Special Programs
Are typically priced in a more unique fashion. May include bootcamps, visiting instructors, or any other special class formats.

Happy New Year!  Please note Thursday classes will be 3-Week Series beginning January 11th.  

*Please note price adjustments.  Early bird discount is now $9!

Don't forget to Join us for STUDENT APPRECIATION NIGHT on Friday, January 19!  Special Deals and Discounts for All!

 

The MayI Studio - 5246 N. Elston, Chicago, IL
monday

Series (4-weeks)

Jan 8 - 29:
in room # 1
  • 6pm Rumba II
  • Description: Continue with the technique and patterns such as Cross Body Lead, Walks, Rocks, Stop & Go, and Side breaks.

    in room # 2
  • 6pm Rumba Runner (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as Alternating Turns, Slow Turn, and several Circle Walk variations.

  • 7pm Hustle New York State of Mind (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level technique, styling, and NY Walk variations such as the Open, Extended, Hitched, Handshake, Lead's Spin, Follow's Spins, and more.

  • 8pm Foxtrot II
  • Description: Continue with more fundamental technique and patterns such as the turning box, zig zag, twinkle, sway, and dip.

  • 9pm Argentine Tango More Molinete Variations (Int/Adv)
  • Description: A compliment to the Molinete Variations series, this is an additional month with new variations of the Molinete pattern. Also review the correct technique, connection, and how to use them in your Argentine Tango.

    Special Programs

    Jan 8 - 29:
    in room # 1
  • 7 - 8:30pm West Coast Swing Boot Camp II (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Build on Boot Camp I with more challenging technique, styling, connection, variations, and patterns. Share this demanding and fast-paced experience with other talented and hard-working dancers.

    Additional Prerequisites: Instructor approval required

  • 8:30 - 10pm Hustle Int/Adv Bootcamp: Traveling Patterns Part 1 (Invite/Audition Only) (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    This program is INVITE/AUDITION only.

    Jan 15 & 29:
    in room # 1
  • 10pm Argentine Tango Practica
  • Description: Come practice in a safe, comfortable studio setting. Drop in basis.

    Ongoing

  • 10pm Argentine Tango & Milonga Practica
  • Description: Only $5 per person, Come practice in a comfortable studio setting. Drop in basis.

    tuesday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Jan 9 - 30:
    in room # 1
  • 6pm Waltz I
  • Description: Get started with this elegant dance perfect for many contemporary slow songs as well as the classics. Learn connection and patterns such as the Box, Progressive, Hesitations, Slow Turn, Promenade, and more.

  • 7pm Country Two-Step II
  • Description: Continue building your Country Two Step with technique and patterns like the hammerlock, outside turns, shoulder catch, sweethearts, and more.

  • 8pm West Coast Swing I
  • Description: Learn this amazing contemporary style of swing. It's been exploding in popularity worldwide as people discover it's versatility, musicality, and sexy styling via the thousands of YouTube clips and dance TV shows. WCS is the most popular dance at our studio, and for good reason! Get started with the basic technique, connection, and patterns such as the Underarm Turn, Push Break, Side Pass, Starter, and Throwout.

  • 9pm Hustle I
  • Description: Get started with Hustle, or review what you have learned before. This class will cover technique, connection, and patterns like the Hesitation, Turning Basic, She Goes, He Goes variations, Throwout-Return, and more.

    in room # 2
  • 6pm Bachata II
  • Description: More fundamental technique, styling, and patterns like the Stationary Basic, 3/4 Pivot Turn, Wrap 1/2 Turn Combo, Waterfall to Closed, Cuddle Walk, & Crossover Basic.

  • 7pm Salsa Hand Tosses & Turns (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Add flair to your fancy Salsa patterns with hand tosses, catches, and new turn patterns.

  • 8pm Cha Cha Turn & Break Variations (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Learn intermediate patterns like the Turnstile, Apache, Parallel Breaks, and CBLT variations.

  • 9pm Zouk Moderna (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Add new styling and modern patterns to your Zouk such as Rao, Contracoa, Ribcage Isolations and Circle, Hand Toss Turns, Extended Walks, and much more.

    Special Programs

    Jan 16 & 30:
    in room # 1
  • 10pm Zouk Practica
  • Description: $5 1 hour practica.

    wednesday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Jan 10 - 31:
    in room # 1
  • 6pm Country Two-Step I
  • Description: Perfect place to start with Country Two Step, or review what you have learned before. Covers technique, connection and patterns such as basic walk, promenade, inside cuddle, sweetheart, closed, change of places, and more.

  • 7pm West Coast Swing II
  • Description: Continue learning more fundamentals, technique and patterns such as the Tuck, Basket, Whip, Inside Whip, and more.

  • 9pm Hustle III
  • Description: More technique, styling, and patterns such as the Bridge, Grapevine, Shadow CBLT, and NY Walk.

    in room # 2
  • 6pm Salsa II
  • Description: Continue building your Salsa with technique and patterns such as the Pump & Up, Closed Cross Body Lead, Release, Open Break Turn, Waterfall Combo, and Cross Body Lead Turns.

  • 7pm Waltz Twinkles over Vienna (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as Silver Twinkle, Passing Flip Flops, Twinkle Madness, and variations.

  • 8pm Salsa Turn Stop & Checks (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Cross Body Lead Turns with various checks, redirects and movement through the slot. Follows learn styling options and improve their spins, while Leads learn several cool variations to use on the dancefloor.

    Special Programs

    Jan 10 - 31:
    in room # 1
  • 8 - 10pm Waltz Int/Adv Bootcamp: Movement & Flow (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    This program is for experienced Waltz dancers who want to focus on making their technique, connection, and patterns more advanced.  Instructor approval required.

    thursday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Jan 11 - 25: Three-Week Series
    in room # 1
  • 6pm Viennese Waltz I
  • Description: Much faster that Waltz, this dance involves partners dancing round and round around the dance floor. Even at the basic level, it is a more difficult dance so we recommend learning regular Waltz for several months before venturing into Viennese Waltz. A classic dance, Viennese Waltz is also perfect for a surprising amount of contemporary pop tunes. You'll definitely impress others if Viennese Waltz is part of your repertoire.

    Additional Prerequisites: Int/Adv Level Waltz.

  • 7pm Salsa Favorite Popular Patterns (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as RBT variations, Loop CBLT, Waiter Turn Combo, Paddle Spin, Sombrero, and more.

  • 8pm Rumba I
  • Description: Get started with Rumba, or review, with the technique and patterns like the Box, 5th Position Break, Underarm Turn, Side step, Crossover, and more.

  • 9pm Bachata I
  • Description: Start your Bachata adventure here. Learn the rhythms, technique, connection and basic steps like the Side Basic, Forward & Back Basic, Follow's Left and Right Turns, Lead's Left & Right Turns, Half Pivot Turn, Cuddle Wrap Combo, and more.

    in room # 2
  • 6pm West Coast Swing lll
  • Description: Build your WCS with technique, styling, and patterns such as the Outside Whip, Hand Change Side Pass, Sugar Tuck, Left Side Roll, and more.

  • 7pm Country Two-Step Inside Weaves (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as free spin, yo yo, tuck away, and other inside weave variations.

    Special Programs

    Jan 11:
    in room # 1
  • 10pm Latin Practice Party
  • Description:

    $5 Drop in fee

    Jan 11 - 25:
    in room # 1
  • 8 - 10pm Nightclub Two-Step Bootcamp II (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Continue building your advanced NC2S Skills through Bootcamp.  Invite or Audition only to be part of this demanding and fast-paced class.  Most should choose our regular Intermediate-Advanced Series and Workshops, but this Special Program is for the most serious and dedicated students who want to work hard!  Contact the studio to see if you're qualified.

    friday

    Ongoing

    Dance Lessons & Parties every Friday!

    1st, 3rd, & 5th Fridays. Dance to a great mix of Salsa, West Coast Swing, Lindy, Hustle, Latin, & Ballroom music.



    2nd & 4th Fridays. A night devoted entirely to ballroom music including Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Rumba, Swing, Cha Cha, & more.


    saturday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Jan 6 - 27:
    in room # 1
  • 11am Argentine Tango I
  • Description: Perfect place to start your Argentine Tango journey, this class will cover the basics like Tango Walks Forward, Tango Walks Side, Six-Count Basic, Salida, and Cruzada Forward Ocho. Each class will vary a little as Instructors add material and exercises as is best for each class.

  • 1pm Waltz Intermediate/Advanced (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Must have completed all basic curriculum to qualify.

    in room # 2
  • 10am Nightclub Two-Step III
  • Description: More fundamental technique and patterns like the Right Turning with variations, Cumbia Step, 180 Left Turn, and Walking Step.

  • 11am East Coast Swing II
  • Description: Continue building your East Coast Swing with technique and patterns like the turning basic, backhand change, cuddle tuck, tuck throwout, triple steps, and more.

  • 12pm Salsa Egg Beaters (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Impressive Salsa combinations that include repeated Cross Body Lead Turns from various entrances and exits.

  • 1pm Kizomba Variations (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Add more moves and styling to your Kizomba.

  • 2pm Foxtrot Interm/Adv Variations (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    New patterns, combinations, and styling covered every time this class is scheduled.  So, repeat often to add to your repertoire.  Add more pizazz to your Trot!

    Special Programs

    Jan 13:
    in room # 1
  • 6 - 10pm Latin Con.Clave Social (click for details) (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Salsa, Mambo, ChaCha, Bachata & more Latin.  Your hosts Denita & Brenda, and May I Have This Dance welcome the Salsa community to join us for an early night of dancing in our beautiful venue. Don't miss the first of our quarterly socials. Two quick lessons to start, then open dancing.
    6pm - 7pm Lessons
    7pm - 10:00pm Open Dancing & Mixer
    $15 before 7pm
    $10 after 7pm

    sunday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Jan 7 - 28:
    in room # 1
  • 2pm Cha Cha I
  • Description: The perfect place to start learning Cha Cha, or refresh what you already know. This class will cover the technique, rhythm, and patterns like the Stationary, Side, and Progressive, Cross Overs, Right Turns, and Waterfall.

  • 3pm Salsa I
  • Description: Start your Salsa dance adventures here. Fundamentals and patterns like the Basics, Right Break Turn, Waterfall, Cross Body Lead, and more.

  • 5pm West Coast Swing Cool Patterns That Build Skill (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level technique, styling, and patterns such as the Turning step, Double Cut-off, Tuck to Hammerlock, Right Side Pass, Titanic Check and Spin, Left Side Push Break, and more.

    Workshops

    Jan 7:
    in room # 1
  • 3 - 5pm Dips & Tricks (Int/Adv)
  • Description: New and different moves will be covered each time we offer this class. There are over 50 standard dips and tricks in our curriculum, but each hour will cover 3-5. So, take this class as often as you'd like to learn as many as you can. These dips and tricks are applicable to several dances including Salsa, Swing, Ballroom, Tango, West Coast Swing, Latin, and Hustle.

    Jan 14:
    in room # 1
  • 2 - 4pm East Coast Swing Int/Adv Variations & Combinations (Int/Adv)
  • Description: There are over 80 additional intermediate combinations in our curriculum. This workshop will be different every time it's offered, typically covering 2 to 4 combinations each hour. Repeat this class often to learn many of these patterns.

    Jan 28:
    in room # 1
  • 2 - 4pm Country Two-Step Competitor & Serious Social Dancer Prep (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Polish your footwork, positions, frame, movement, and styling.  This is the perfect class for those considering Country dance competitions or even just for the social dancers that want "that look." 

    Ongoing

    Swing Dance Lessons & Parties every Sunday!

    Every Sunday! Learn some West Coast Swing & Hustle moves, then dance to Blues, R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz, & pop music.


    Glendora House - 10225 Harlem Ave, Chicago Ridge IL 60415 (disregard LOCATION information below)
    wednesday

    Ongoing

    Salsa Nights at the Willowbrook Ballroom!

    Every Wednesday! Learn some basic through advanced Salsa moves, then dance to Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, & more.

    The MayI Studio - 5246 N. Elston, Chicago, IL
    monday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Feb 5 - 26:
    in room # 1
  • 6pm West Coast Swing I
  • Description: Learn this amazing contemporary style of swing. It's been exploding in popularity worldwide as people discover it's versatility, musicality, and sexy styling via the thousands of YouTube clips and dance TV shows. WCS is the most popular dance at our studio, and for good reason! Get started with the basic technique, connection, and patterns such as the Underarm Turn, Push Break, Side Pass, Starter, and Throwout.

    in room # 2
  • 6pm Zouk I
  • Description: A dance from Brazil, it has become hot in Latin dance circles around the world. It's very attention-getting with its dramatic, curvy, wave-like body movement as well as its ultra-sexy tone. Salsa, West Coast Swing, and even Ballroom dancers are stealing moves and styling from Zouk to make their other dances more interesting.

    Additional Prerequisites: Int/Adv Level in Salsa, WCS, Samba, or equivalent highly recommended

  • 7pm Hustle Syncopated Turn Patterns (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as the Turnstile, Spot of T, Right Side Roll, Play, Barrel Toss, Apache, and more.

  • 8pm Foxtrot III
  • Description: More fundamental technique and patterns such as check, progressing twinkle, right box, and grapevine.

  • 9pm Argentine Tango Fundamental Variations (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Build off your core patterns and technique to add new and variations that will build your skills and repertoire.

    Special Programs

    Feb 5 - 26:
    in room # 1
  • 7 - 8:30pm Cha Cha Boot Camp I (Invite/Audition Only) (Int/Adv)
  • Description: This intense program is invite/audition only in order to gather students that will thrive in a demanding and fast-paced class environment. Successful candidates should have already taken many Int/Adv-level classes or regular private lessons. Material covered is a cross-section of topics from other classes. This material is usually covered in a more in-depth and challenging way, with extra options for styling and technique.

  • 8:30 - 10pm Hustle Int/Adv Bootcamp: Traveling Patterns Part 1 (Invite/Audition Only) (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    This program is INVITE/AUDITION only.

    Feb 12 & 26:
    in room # 1
  • 10pm Argentine Tango Practica
  • Description: Come practice in a safe, comfortable studio setting. Drop in basis.

    Ongoing

  • 10pm Argentine Tango & Milonga Practica
  • Description: Only $5 per person, Come practice in a comfortable studio setting. Drop in basis.

    tuesday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Feb 6 - 27:
    in room # 1
  • 6pm Waltz II
  • Description: Continue with more technique and patterns such as the Corner Step, Left Box with Underarm Turn, and Twinkle variations.

  • 7pm Country Two-Step III
  • Description: More fundamental technique, styling, and patterns like couples turns, patty-cake, and much more.

  • 8pm West Coast Swing II
  • Description: Continue learning more fundamentals, technique and patterns such as the Tuck, Basket, Whip, Inside Whip, and more.

  • 9pm Hustle II
  • Description: Continue with technique and patterns such as the Cross Body Lead, Hammerlock variations, CBL Turn, and more.

    in room # 2
  • 6pm Bachata III
  • Description: Continue building your Bachata fundamentals with new patterns, technique and styling. This class builds on Bachata I & II and prepares you for the Intermediate-Advanced level.

  • 7pm Salsa Styling, Movement & Play (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Become a true dancer.  Add more styling, body movement, playfulness to your Salsa.  Actually dance instead of just taking steps.  This class will be hot, and so will you!

  • 8pm Cha Cha Cross Over Variations (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level styling and cross over pattern variations including cross hands, spinning, breaks, crescents, swivels, and stutter.

  • 9pm Zouk Flow (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Grow your Zouk skills and repertoire with patterns such as the Balloon, Circling Combo, Double Pinwheels, and more

    Special Programs

    Feb 20 & 27:
    in room # 1
  • 10pm Zouk Practica
  • Description: $5 1 hour practica.

    wednesday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Feb 7 - 28:
    in room # 1
  • 6pm Rumba I
  • Description: Get started with Rumba, or review, with the technique and patterns like the Box, 5th Position Break, Underarm Turn, Side step, Crossover, and more.

  • 7pm Argentine Tango I
  • Description: Perfect place to start your Argentine Tango journey, this class will cover the basics like Tango Walks Forward, Tango Walks Side, Six-Count Basic, Salida, and Cruzada Forward Ocho. Each class will vary a little as Instructors add material and exercises as is best for each class.

    in room # 2
  • 6pm Salsa III
  • Description: More fundamentals and patterns such as Hammerlock Unwind, Half Closed CBL, Shoulder CBLT, Free Spin, and Barrel Roll.

  • 7pm West Coast Swing lll
  • Description: Build your WCS with technique, styling, and patterns such as the Outside Whip, Hand Change Side Pass, Sugar Tuck, Left Side Roll, and more.

  • 8pm Salsa Compression & Left Break Turns (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Learn this useful connection option and several new patterns that will significantly expand your Salsa repertoire. Stylish and playful variations for the follows included!

  • 9pm Hustle IV
  • Description: Final class in the core. Complete this class to be ready for the int/adv level, or review fundamentals that you learned before. More technique, styling, and patterns such as Triangle Wrap, Barrel Roll, Hustle Whip Inside, Hip Catch, and more.

    Special Programs

    Feb 7 - 28:
    in room # 1
  • 8pm Waltz Int/Adv Bootcamp: All The Right Moves (Invite/Audition Only) (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    This program is for experienced Waltz dancers who want to focus on making their technique, connection, and patterns more advanced. Must have instructor approval.

    thursday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Feb 1 - 22:
    in room # 1
  • 6pm Intro to Ballroom Dancing
  • Description: Anyone can dance! Learn the basic steps in several popular ballroom dances like Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango. This easy and fun class will build your confidence on the dance floor in no time!

  • 7pm Salsa Classic Patterns (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as Turnstile, Stop & Go, CBL Fake, Lasso variations, Behind Back.

  • 8pm Rumba II
  • Description: Continue with the technique and patterns such as Cross Body Lead, Walks, Rocks, Stop & Go, and Side breaks.

  • 9pm Bachata II
  • Description: More fundamental technique, styling, and patterns like the Stationary Basic, 3/4 Pivot Turn, Wrap 1/2 Turn Combo, Waterfall to Closed, Cuddle Walk, & Crossover Basic.

    in room # 2
  • 6pm West Coast Swing IV
  • Description: Add more fundamental connection, technique, styling, and patterns such as the Tuck Throwout, Barrel Roll, Sugar Tuck Double, Fold, Yo Yo, Free Spin, and more.

  • 7pm Country Two-Step Timing Changes (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Open a whole new world for your C2S with these patterns that vary the timing, look, and feel. A must for all more advanced Country Two Steppers!

    Special Programs

    Feb 1 - 22:
    in room # 1
  • 8 - 10pm West Coast Swing Boot Camp III (Invite/Audition Only) (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Build on Boot Camp II with more challenging technique, styling, connection, variations, and patterns. Share this demanding and fast-paced experience with other talented and hard-working dancers.

    Feb 1:
    in room # 1
  • 10 - 11:30pm Latin Practice Party
  • Description:

    $5 Drop in fee

    friday

    Ongoing

    Dance Lessons & Parties every Friday!

    1st, 3rd, & 5th Fridays. Dance to a great mix of Salsa, West Coast Swing, Lindy, Hustle, Latin, & Ballroom music.



    2nd & 4th Fridays. A night devoted entirely to ballroom music including Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Rumba, Swing, Cha Cha, & more.


    saturday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Feb 3 - 24:
    in room # 1
  • 10am Bachata I
  • Description: Start your Bachata adventure here. Learn the rhythms, technique, connection and basic steps like the Side Basic, Forward & Back Basic, Follow's Left and Right Turns, Lead's Left & Right Turns, Half Pivot Turn, Cuddle Wrap Combo, and more.

  • 11am Salsa I
  • Description: Start your Salsa dance adventures here. Fundamentals and patterns like the Basics, Right Break Turn, Waterfall, Cross Body Lead, and more.

    in room # 2
  • 10am Nightclub Two-Step IV
  • Description:

    Polish your NC2S and add more moves and amalgamations.  Get ready for the next level!

  • 11am Argentine Tango II
  • Description: Continue with this class where you will learn patterns like the Continuous Cruzada, Cross Salida, Parada Forward Ocho, Back Ocho Cruzada, Parada Back Ocho with Forward Ocho End, and more.

  • 12pm Salsa Turn Stop & Checks (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Cross Body Lead Turns with various checks, redirects and movement through the slot. Follows learn styling options and improve their spins, while Leads learn several cool variations to use on the dancefloor.

  • 1pm Waltz Intermediate/Advanced (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Must have completed all basic curriculum to qualify.

  • 2pm Foxtrot Interm/Adv Variations (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    New patterns, combinations, and styling covered every time this class is scheduled.  So, repeat often to add to your repertoire.  Add more pizazz to your Trot!

    Workshops

    Feb 10:
    in room # 1
  • 12 - 2pm Foxtrot Core Review Intensive (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Do you have all the core material mastered? Foxtrot core classes will be reviewed in this intense session where you can work some of the bugs out as well as get a reality check of your dancing. Even advanced dancers can benefit to make sure they've been dancing correctly. Students can also use this to determine which core classes they should consider repeating or supplementing with private lessons.

    Feb 24:
    in room # 1
  • 2pm Country Line Dancing
  • Description: Learn several of the classics as well as latest and greatest line dances done to popular fun country tunes. Each class will cover different songs and dances, so repeat this class often!

    Special Programs

    Feb 17:
    in room # 1
  • 6pm Latin Con.Clave Social (click for details) (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    Salsa, Mambo, ChaCha, Bachata & more Latin.  Your hosts Denita & Brenda, and May I Have This Dance welcome the Salsa community to join us for an early night of dancing in our beautiful venue. Don't miss the first of our quarterly socials. Two quick lessons to start, then open dancing.
    6pm - 7pm Lessons
    7pm - 10:00pm Open Dancing & Mixer
    $15 before 7pm
    $10 after 7pm

    Feb 24:
    in room # 1
  • 12 - 2pm Country Two-Step Basics Intensive for Advanced Dancers
  • Description: Crash Course in Country Two-Step for those already experienced in other social dances. Not for new dancers, but rather those already skilled in partnering, connection, turns, and learning patterns quickly.

    Additional Prerequisites: Must be an Int/Adv-Level dancer in at least one social dance.

    sunday

    Series (4-weeks)

    Feb 4 - 25:
    in room # 1
  • 2pm Cha Cha II
  • Description: Continue building your Cha Cha with patterns like the Cross Body, Release, Open Breaks, and Turns.

  • 3pm Salsa II
  • Description: Continue building your Salsa with technique and patterns such as the Pump & Up, Closed Cross Body Lead, Release, Open Break Turn, Waterfall Combo, and Cross Body Lead Turns.

  • 4pm Cumbia & Street-Style Salsa I
  • Description: Cumbia is a Latin dance done at Salsa clubs and venues where the music has Mexican and Columbian influences. Along with Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and Cha Cha, Cumbia rounds out the Latin Club dancer's repertoire and will keep them in high demand and on the dance floor all night. Cumbia shares the same steps, patterns, and rhythm as Street-Style Salsa, only the styling is a little different. You'll get a two for one in our workshop as both Salsa and Cumbia styling will be covered.

  • 5pm West Coast Swing Intro to Syncopated & Varied Patterns (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Change up your footwork and make your basics look fancy. Learn the connection, technique and steps to make this happen using moves like forward checks, swivels, crosses, grapevines, voltas, and glide.

    Workshops

    Feb 4:
    in room # 1
  • 4 - 6pm West Coast Swing Competition & Critiquing Workshop (Int/Adv)
  • Description: Experience what it's like to be in a WCS competition. Be a judge and/or competitor in a fun mock competition. Receive helpful critiques from the instructors and professionals that will make you a better competitor and dancer!

    Special Programs

    Feb 4 - Apr 29:
    in room # 1
  • 2 - 4pm Salsa on 2 Performance Class (Int/Adv)
  • Description:

    More than a class, this is an experience you will always remember.  Work with a great group of fellow talented dancers, learn fun choreography and perform it in front of a screaming audience!  Of course, improve our Salsa patterns, technique & styling along the way!  MIHTD Instructor Approval needed. 

    Ongoing

    Swing Dance Lessons & Parties every Sunday!

    Every Sunday! Learn some West Coast Swing & Hustle moves, then dance to Blues, R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz, & pop music.


    Glendora House - 10225 Harlem Ave, Chicago Ridge IL 60415 (disregard LOCATION information below)
    wednesday

    Ongoing

    Salsa Nights at the Willowbrook Ballroom!

    Every Wednesday! Learn some basic through advanced Salsa moves, then dance to Salsa, Bachata, Cha Cha, & more.