Ballots have been mailed. Campaigns have been run. The
time to decide on your 2009-10 Board Members is almost up. March 20 is the
deadline for delivering/postmarking ballots. Return your completed ballot at the
Wednesday lesson or this Friday’s dance.For more information, read the candidate’s
bios or download
a ballot.Links to the bios are found
towards the bottom of the SNC home page.
new:Thank You To Maren Oslac
huge thank you to Maren Oslac for her month of teaching West Coast
Swing.Maren came to SNC with a plan
of success for both the Beginner and Intermediates.Dancers were given a great foundation and
fantastic tips for executing their moves so they look smooth and
relaxed.Maren’s parting gift to her
students is three ways of obtaining practice music:
Get the list of practice
music which she used at Wednesday lessons from our website.
Our ever popular Julie Hein will be teaching
Double Two during Wednesdays in March.This country dance combines swing with two-step in that it has a left
track and a right track in weaves and will include lariats and free
spins.Join us with triple, triple,
walk, walk footwork and giggle, giggle, grin, grin laughter in March.
Next Board meeting: March 23.A feedback form for discussion
at the meetings is available.
new:March 7:Saturday.The Chicago Rebels will hold a Hustle
party at The Centre at North Park,
10040 Addison Ave.Nancy
Tuzzolino will teach a Hustle lesson from
Open dancing will follow until .
March 13 – 15,
2009:The Chicago Classic returns
for its second year to the Marriott-Chicago O’Hare, 8535 W. Higgins Road,
Chicago, IL., 60631. Sponsored by the
Chicago Swing Dance Foundation, the Classic
brings the best and the brightest of West Coast Swing to Chicago.Bonus:Dance CampChicago’s very own Jennifer Jeffries will once
again emcee, and over $18,000 in prize money is offered to some of the
hottest competition dancing you’ll see.Don’t miss this event!(map)
new:March 21:Saturday.The Chicago Rebels will hold a West
Coast Swing party at The Centre at North
Addison Ave. Carlos Garcia will teach a West
Coast Swing lesson from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Open dancing will follow
new:March 27:Friday.X Dance hosts a dance at The
Centre at North Park10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, IL60131.Doors open at approximately General dancing runs from until .(map)
new: March 28: Saturday.Viva Swing Dancestarts
with a beginner Hustle class at by Carlos Garcia &
Alisa Winkler, followed by social dancing beginning at Contact Studio Viva! for details. Bring
someone new and you both get in half price!(map)
Popovich teaches Pilates in Arlington Heights starting at .Pilates helps dancers of all levels learn to move their bodies more
efficiently, resulting in smoother dancing, longer endurance, and more
flexibility. You will feel better too! Contact Jill
to learn more or for directions to the class.
Solazzoand Randy Baustert teach a
six-week Swing class at LyonsTownshipHigh
School, 100 S.
Brainard Ave., La Grange, from
Feb 2 – March 16.Class runs from .The class will cover West Coast Swing,
Hustle and Nightclub.Contact Bev at 708 214-5354 or e-mail her at Time2Dance1@comcast.net.
new: Mondays:Alisa Winkler teaches beginner West Coast Swing from
March 2nd to the 23rd from at Sonia’s Dance Rhythm, 534 W. Wise Rd.Schaumburg. Leaders are needed. (map)(details)
Wednesdays: SNC Wednesday lessons feature Julie Hein teaching Double
Two in March.
new: Thursdays:Maren Oslac
teaches a four-week series of Nightclub through the month of March at Heart & Sole Dance Studio, 7038 183rd St., Tinley Park, Illinois, 60477. Nightclub 101 begins at , and Nightclub 102 at .(map)
Thursdays: Alisa Winkler will be teaching West Coast SwingMarch 12, 19 & 26 at Studio Viva!in Palatine.Beginner II (Building on the Basics) will
be taught from to .Beginner I (Basics only) will be taught at .Contact Alisa for more details. (map)
Cameron teaches Hustle through March 19. Both beginner and
intermediate dancers will benefit from this class. Contact
Angie by e-mail or by phone at 312 771-1007 to learn more.
modified:April 23 – 26,
2009:Swing Dance America 2009. Grand
Geneva Resort and Spa, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Lots of workshops, lots of open
dancing, competitions in both Swing and Hustle in two
ballrooms. Swing ‘n’ Country has a table at the event. Contact
Leah Noparstak if you’d like to be part of the SNC table.
May 15-17, 2009:Kristin & Monte Ham Private Lessons.BallroomCity, 207 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park, Illinois.Book a private lesson with Chicago favorites by contacting Susie Kaplan.(map) Kristin & Monte will also
be teaching at the SNC dance on Friday, May 15.
July 2 - 4, 2009:Sweet
Home Chicago.Wyndham Hotel
O’Hare.Party, dance, eat, dance,
shop, dance (no competition) with the folks from the WindyCity Jitterbug Club.
11, 2009:WWII USO themed Swing Dance.Green Bay, Wisconsin.Hosted by the NationalRailroadMuseum. The event includes a live swing band,
cash bar, food, and WWII reenactors. Contact
Jacqueline Frank for more information. (map)
July 17-19, 2009: The North East
Wisconsin Rebels Swing Dance Club presents the 18th annual Wisconsin Dance Challenge. Radisson Hotel,
Green Bay, WI.Doug Rousar, Event Director.
August 21 -
12, 2009:Chicagoland Dance
Festival.CrownPlazaChicago O’Hare.Look forward to workshops, open dancing and competitions at CDF.See if its reputation as an event that is
fun to the MAX is true.
August 27 - 30, 2009:Swingin’
Dance Party.Drawbridge Inn, Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky.13 hours
of workshops and open dancing with no competition.Staff includes Maren Oslac and Jeff
Swing ‘n’ Country Dance Clubis dedicated to the promotion of couples style Swing and
Country dancing. Dancesand Lessons are held
atThe Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Avenue, Franklin Park,IL60131
$20.00 per Year Per Person; $15.00
Per Additional Person At the Same Address; $5.00 per Student
First Four Wednesdays of Each Month Doors Open at
Students$20.00 Monthly$5.00 Weekly
Non-Members$40.00 Monthly$13.00 Weekly
Minors (15 and under)Free When
First and Third Friday of Each Month
Doors Open at