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Global Dance Traditions

Travel the world without leaving Chicago, learning the global language of dance! Explore global cultures and rhythm with these one-of-a-kind class offerings from our seasoned teaching artists.

Global Dance classes are also a great way to get movement, rhythm, and body awareness into your life - all bodies are welcome. Learn so much more than just the steps, come explore the globe with us!

Bollywood, Bhangra & More!

Beginner

Monday or Saturday with Alka Nayyar or Anjali Julka

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $146 ($126 members)

Traditional and modern Indian dance in one energetic class!

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave or Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Dance 1

Beginner

Saturday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

Learn to move your hips, feet and body to samba and more!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Dance 2

Intermediate

Saturday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

Learn to move your hips, feet and body to samba and more

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Dance 3

Intermediate

Wednesday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

Learn to move your hips, feet, and body to samba and more!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Dance 4 & 5

Advanced

Monday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Flamenco Dance 1

Beginner

Tuesday with Maya Tatiana

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $146 ($126 members)

Join us in person!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Flamenco Dance 2

Intermediate

Tuesday with Maya Tatiana

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $162 ($142 members)

Passionate and challenging dance from Spain.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Flamenco Dance 3

Advanced

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Allison Grabarczyk with your contact information.

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $164 ($144 members)

Irish Step Dance: Beginning

Beginner

Wednesday with Maggie Radelet

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $140 ($120 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Irish Step Dance: Intermediate

Intermediate

Wednesday with Maggie Radelet

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Latin Dance 1

Beginner

Thursday with Saladeen Alamin

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $163 ($143 members)

Let's Mambo with a master!

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Latin Dance 2

Intermediate

Thursday with Saladeen Alamin

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $163 ($143 members)

Let's Mambo with a master! More focus on turns and partnering

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 1

Open to All

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $$146 ($$126 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 2

Intermediate

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $198 ($178 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

West African Dance 1

Beginner

Tuesday or Sunday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($168 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali, and more. Live drumming, too!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

West African Dance 2

Intermediate

Sunday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $180 ($160 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali and more. Live drumming, too!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

West African Dance 3

Advanced

Tuesday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $180 ($160 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali and more. Live drumming, too!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Power SambaFit

Open to All

Thursday with Dill Costa

50 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $69 ($59 members)

The Power SambaFit class creates a perfect combination of the fascinating rhythms of samba and fitness exercises that help your muscle structure and cardio-vascular condition!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Qi Gong

Beginner

Wednesday with Al Ehrich

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Clear your mind, and change tense practice into flowing play.

Location: Online

Zumba

Open to All

Tuesday with Allison Grabarczyk

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $146 ($126 members)

More than exercise, Zumba is a weekly party - you're invited!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus