modified:Julie Hein’s Final Double Two Lesson of
Last week, the beginners triumphed by
dancing a “roll out” from either a closed dance position or a side-by-side
position. The intermediates were using "pizza hands" in their own
underarm turn and Jason Miklic's "karate chop of love" to return to
closed dance position.
Join Julie and Don this
Wednesday as they close the month of March with their final Double Two
Fresh from his Friday night lesson on
March 20, Jeff Sanchez
will be teaching us Two-Step
during the month of April.Jeff has
been an instructor for SNC for years. Members love his precise descriptions
on how to execute moves, and his unique choice of practice songs.
Let us know of Country or
Swing Events you want posted in Happenings.
View the Swing ‘n’ Country March/April/May-month
Next Board meeting: TBA.A feedback form for
discussion at the meetings is available.
March 27:Friday.X Dance hosts a dance at The
Centre at North Park10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, 60131.Doors open at approximately General dancing runs from until .(map)
March 28: Saturday.Viva Swing
Dancestarts with a beginner Hustle class at by Carlos Garcia &
Alisa Winkler, followed by social dancing beginning at .Studio Viva!Is
located at41 E Northwest Hwy, Palatine, 60067(map)
new:April 4:Saturday.The Chicago Rebels will hold a Hustle
and West Coast Swing party at The Centre at North
Park, 10040 Addison Ave, Franklin
Park, 60131.Carlos Garcia will teach
a West Coast Swing lesson from
Open dancing will follow until .(map)
April 11: Saturday.Dance World hosts a
dance at Hoffman EstatesCommunity Center, 1685 W. Higgins Rd., Hoffman Estates, 60169 beginning with a West Coast Swing
lesson by Julie Hein.General dancing begins at . (map)
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.
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.
new:Mondays:Alisa Winkler teaches beginner West
Coast Swing from April 6th to the 27th from at Sonia’s Dance Rhythm,
534 W. Wise Rd.Schaumburg. Leaders are needed. (map)(details)
modified:Wednesdays: SNC Wednesday lessons feature Julie Hein teaching Double
Two in March. In April, Jeff Sanchez will teach Two Step.
modified:Thursdays:Maren Oslac teaches a four-week series
of lessons through the month of March at
Heart & Sole Dance Studio, 7038 183rd St., Tinley Park, 60477. Nightclub 102 begins at , with ballroom classes following at on April 9 and April 23 only.(map)
Thursdays: Alisa Winkler and Carlos Garcia will be teaching West Coast
Swing April 2, 16, 23 and 30 at Studio Viva!in Palatine.Beginner will be taught by Alisa from to .Intermediate will be taught by Carlos from to .Contact
Alisa for more details. (map)
May 8, 2009:Opening of Love n’ Dancing,
a movie about the “only two things in life (that) are universal.”Choreographed and produced by Robert
Royston, and featuring Nicola Royston in a leading role, Chicago dancers are sure to enjoy watching
“our” sport on the big screen.
May 15-17, 2009:Kristin & Monty Ham Private Lessons.BallroomCity, Villa Park.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.
July 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 re-enactors. 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 - 23, 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.Thirteen
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