Theme:In the Good Old Summer Time Pizza Will Be Served.
Theme:In The Heat of the Night Ice Cream
Will Be Served.
modified:No Wednesday Lessons…during July and August.Join us in September, when Hania Richmond teaches a month of Two
Don Leynes and his jet-lagged assistant, Julie Hein, for a rousing finish to
the month of Nightclub lessons.Neither heat nor storms nor lack of sleep keep intrepid dancers from
their appointed tasks…
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five minutes and six seconds after on the 8th of July this year, the
time and date will be04:05:0607/08/09.
This will never happen again.
new:Why Take Dance Lessons?
·You get to dance
with (and meet) a variety of people.Fun people.Happy people.Friendly people.Single people.“Couple” people.People, like you, who are also learning to
·You’re going to have
fun.Laugh.Dance.Turn.Step on toes.Apologize.Dance some more.Laugh some
more.Let go of your inhibitions.Bring enjoyment into your life.
·You’re going to
feel good.Energized.Motivated.Giddy.Proud of your progress.Wanting more.Many dancers say that stepping onto the
dance floor and into a lesson is their favorite time of the week.It could be yours, too.
Other Chicagoland Happenings
Jennifer and Randy Jeffries
Chicagoland:2006 Star Award
Favorite North American Event
Chicago Dancer Stimulus Plan:SNC members can save $15 on their weekend
pass using the promo code CHISWG. (Remember it was only $10 last year.)As you register
online, the promo code field appears after you enter your name and address
info. The discounted rates will NOT show up on the general pricing page
- you must enter the promo code before you'll see the reduced rates. Of
course folks are welcome to complete a hard copy of the registration form and
deduct the $15 from the total.
And finally, the event has a Facebook
page! Just search for Chicagoland Dance Festival and join the group!
June 11 - August
Summer Dance Festival.Grant Park.
Group dance instruction in everything from ballroom to country line
dancing on a 3,500 square foot open-air floor at the Spirit of Music Garden
in Grant Park.
modified:July 2 - 4:Sweet Home
O’Hare.Party, dance, eat, dance,
shop, dance (no competition) with the folks from the WindyCity Jitterbug Club. If you think this is
just about Jitterbug, you might be surprised.Julie Hein is a featured instructor and
August 8: Saturday. Studio Viva presents a
Swing and Hustle Dance from . Studio
is located at 41 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine
Oslac teaches a four-week series of West
Coast Swing through the month of July at Heart & Sole Dance Studio, 7038 183rd St., Tinley Park, 60477. WCS 101 begins at and is followed by WCS 102 at .(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.
new:Results from the Michigan Classic, held June 26 – 28,
will be available soon.
Out of Town Happenings
July 11: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: The North East
Wisconsin Rebels Swing Dance Club presents the 9th annual Wisconsin Dance Challenge. Radisson
Hotel, Green Bay, Wisconsin.Event Directors are Vivian Hahn and Doug Rousar. Contact
Leah Noparstak if you’d like to be part of an SNC table.Chris Van Houton and Julie Hein are on
staff.Matt Cotherman and April Prince
are among the featured DJs.Workshops and late night
buffets are included in the weekend price. There is a Team Strictly Swing Tournament
Relay. Contact Leah
Rousar for more details.
August 27 -
Dance Party.Drawbridge Inn, Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky.Thirteen
hours of workshops and open dancing with no competition.Staff includes Maren Oslac and Jeff
Sanchez.Contact Maren to sit at a table with your Chicago friends.
Me In St. Louis.St. Louis
Renaissance Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri.Swing
Dance Championship.Maren Oslac is on
modified: October 30-Nov 1:Swing City Chicago.The Westin Lombard.World Swing Dance Council.Spend ten minutes with a pro and make a
difference:The All-Star Studded Hour
is back!Hosted by Maren Oslac, Jeff Sanchez
and Julie Hein.