Dance Classes in Back of the Yards

$21 for $60 Toward Thursday Night Beginner Argentine Tango Lessons — 312 Movement

312 Movement

Near West Side

$60 $21

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Two-Hour Introductory Tango Lesson with an Invite to a Social Dance for One or Two at Tango Chicago (Up to 55% Off)

Tango Chicago

South Loop

$50 $25

Learn tango moves from seasoned instructor Al Gates; a social dance complements the lesson

2 or 4 Months of Kids' Irish-Dance or 5 Parent-Tot Classes at Dennehy School of Irish Dance (Up to 61% Off)

Dennehy School of Irish Dance

Beverly

$100 $49

Renowned Irish dance school teaches kids signature moves from the Emerald Isle; weekly classes are taught in the heart of Beverly

Four or Eight Weeks of Irish-Dance Classes for Kids at Blackbird Academy of Irish Dance (Up to 52% Off)

Blackbird Academy of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$55 $27

Kids learn the lightning-fast footwork and pulsating rhythms of Irish dance in a fun, inclusive environment

Two or Four Hawaiian-Hula Dance Lessons at Halau i Ka Pono (Up to 52% Off)

Halau i Ka Pono

Oak Park

$30 $15

Teacher skilled in hula and healing tutors beginning dancers to move feet and sway hips or trains advanced dancers in ancient style

Burlesque Lessons for Two, Four, or Six, or an Eight-Week Burlesque Course for One at Vaudezilla (Up to 57% Off)

Vaudezilla

Chicago

$130 $59

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Classes in artful vaudevillian dance led by a company that has hosted more than 200 shows in Chicago

$45 for Eight-Week Group Lesson at Sway Dance ($95 Value)

Sway Dance

Belmont Gardens

$95 $45

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Students can elect to learn ballroom, Latin, and swing dance styles, and may register with or without a partner

Tango-Class Package for One or a Couple at Chicago Tango Club (Up to 86% Off)

Chicago Tango Club

Old Irving Park

$310 $49

Students learn the intricacies of the Argentine tango from an instructor with competitive experience; large, air-conditioned studio

$39 for a One-Month New Beginners Class at Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance ($85 Value)

Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$85 $39

Expert instructors lead beginners of all ages through the basic steps of Irish dance

One or Three Months of Kids' Irish Dance Lessons at Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dance ($56 Value)

Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$56 $28

Kids learn the basics of Irish step dance from world champion teachers, who have taught Midwest regional, national and all Ireland champions

$8 for $15 Worth of Dance Lessons at TextureDance Studio

TextureDance Studio

Chicago

$15 $8

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

5 or 10 Baby Bundle Ballet Classes at Dancers R US Academy (Up to 56% Off)

Dancers R US Academy

Chicago

$45 $22

30-minute post-natal classes help new moms get fit while bonding with their babies

Two, Four, or Six Children’s Dance Classes at Southwest Synergy Dance (80% Off) 

Southwest Synergy Dance

Tinley Park

$25 $5

Instructors lead classes in ballet, poms, tap, and more for kids aged 2.5 and up

Six Weekly Classes at McNulty School of Irish Dance (Up to 51% Off). 16 Options Available.

McNulty School of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$72 $35

Kids and adults learn the techniques of Irish dance at a school that's been teaching the art form since 1971

4, 8, or 12 Ballet Classes for a Child Age 3–15 at Dance Images (Up to 63% Off)

Dance Images

Tinley Park

$50 $21

One-hour lessons cover the essentials of ballet

Dance Lessons for an Individual or a Couple at Ballroom Dance Center (Up to 76% Off). Three Options Available.

Ballroom Dance Center

Northfield

$200 $49

Instructors teach various step patterns, techniques, and styles with private and group instruction and fun dance socials

One Private Dance Lesson or One-Month Dance Pass Membership at Chicago Dance Factory (Up to 70% Off)

Chicago Dance Factory

Villa Park

$50 $15

An award-winning dancer leads rhythm-focused classes in styles ranging from West Coast swing to elegant ballroom

One, Two, or Three Dance Classes a Week for One Month at Origins Dance Academy (Up to 52% Off)

Origins Dance Academy

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Kids aged 3–18 learn dance fundamentals during jazz, ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, tap, acrobatic, and turns & leaps classes

Dance Lessons at Premiere Dance Studio (Up to 64% Off). Three Options Available.

Premiere Dance Studio

Premiere Dance Studio

$35 $14.99

Expert instructors lead students of all levels through social dances such as tango, waltz, and swing

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According to Lanita Joseph, arts education changes communities for the better. So she founded Lanita Joseph Dance & Cultural Center in 2006 to teach jazz, ballet, and musical theater to students of all ages, genders, races, and sexual orientations. By cultivating a safe space for everyone, she aims to inspire self-discovery and build awareness of issues pertaining to topics such as youth violence.

Performing helps community members learn about each other's cultures and, therefore, about each other. Under Lanita's tutelage, students have been able to show off their skills and artistry at the Harold Washington Cultural Center and the Museum of Science and Industry.

1200 W 35th St.
Chicago,
IL
US

According to Lanita Joseph, arts education changes communities for the better. So she founded Lanita Joseph Dance & Cultural Center in 2006 to teach jazz, ballet, and musical theater to students of all ages, genders, races, and sexual orientations. By cultivating a safe space for everyone, she aims to inspire self-discovery and build awareness of issues pertaining to topics such as youth violence.

Performing helps community members learn about each other's cultures and, therefore, about each other. Under Lanita's tutelage, students have been able to show off their skills and artistry at the Harold Washington Cultural Center and the Museum of Science and Industry.

4701 South King Dr
Chicago,
IL
US

As a child, Pia Hamilton danced as Min on the children’s TV show Barney and Friends. Nowadays, she continues to showcase her love of dance at Intrigue Dance and Performing Arts Center, an all-ages studio she co-owns with her husband, actor Dustin Hamilton. The camera-seasoned duo has opened a spacious new facility that houses three dance studios, offering classes such as ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop. They also host musical-theater classes that impart genre-specific dance tips, such as never to dance directly in front of Annie. They accommodate multiple skill levels, introducing both kids and adults to the world of dance.

1937 S Archer Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

At Tango Chicago, seasoned instructor Al Gates teaches the fundamentals of tango. Most of what he has to say, whether it's explaining how a female or male tango dancer traditionally moves, can be heard during the studio's group dance lessons. To reinforce his words, he hosts late-night dance sessions throughout the week that allow dancers to practice their new moves on the dance floor.

610 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago,
IL
US

Since Barbara McNulty founded her school in 1971, it has expanded to 18 state-spanning locations where beginning and advanced students learn the ins and outs of Irish dancing. McNulty herself is certified to teach Irish step solo, figure, and ceili dancing, and instructors lead a host of solo and team lessons to accommodate different ages or experience levels.

1347 South State Street
Chicago,
IL
US

Brazilian native Mestra Marisa Cordeiro’s hard work at a prestigious capoeira academy in Sao Paulo paid off—she is now one of the highest-ranking female capoeiristas in the world. She brings this expertise to Gingarte Capoeira Chicago, where she has been introducing students to the acrobatic blend of martial arts and dance since 1991. Here, she and a team of experienced and qualified instructors have established a loyal foundation of more than 100 students—some of whom have been at the studio since its inception—and welcome newbies with classes for those of all ability levels.

1212 E 59th St
Chicago,
IL
US