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Global Music & Dance Classes

Join us as we explore the Global Village.

Bollywood, Bhangra & More!

Beginner

Monday or Saturday with Alka Nayyar or Anjali Julka

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 members)

Traditional and modern Indian dance in one energetic class! No experience necessary!

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

Brazilian Dance 1

Beginner

Saturday with Dill Costa

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Dance 2

Intermediate

Saturday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $216 ($196 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  ·  $216 ($196 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  ·  $216 ($196 members)

Refine your skill in our most advanced level classes

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Capoeira

Open to All

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

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $216 ($196 members)

Flamenco Dance 1

Beginner

Tuesday with Maya Tatiana

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 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  ·  $208 ($188 members)

Passionate and challenging dance from Spain.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Flamenco Dance 3

Advanced

Tuesday with Maya Tatiana

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $208 ($188 members)

Passionate and challenging dance from Spain.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Irish Step Dance: Beginning

Beginner

Wednesday with Maggie Radelet

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Irish Step Dance: Intermediate

Intermediate

Wednesday with Maggie Radelet

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $208 ($188 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Irish Step Dance: Advanced

Advanced

Monday with Cheryl Ziemba

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $208 ($188 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Latin Dance 1

Beginner

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $208 ($188 members)

Latin Dance 2

Intermediate

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $208 ($188 members)

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 1

Open to All

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 members)

Beginner friendly!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 2

Intermediate

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $224 ($204 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Retro Bollywood with Radia Ali

WorkshopOpen to All

Saturday with Staff

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($23 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  ·  $224 ($204 members)

Dances from Seneg.al, Ivory Coast, Mali, and more Live drumming, too! Beginner friendly!

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

West African Dance 2

Intermediate

Sunday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $224 ($204 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  ·  $224 ($204 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  ·  $168 ($148 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

Sunday with Al Ehrich

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $216 ($196 members)

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

Location: Online

Zumba

Open to All

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

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $168 ($148 members)

Brazilian Percussion Technique

Open to All

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Introduction to Djembe (West African Drumming)

Beginner

Wednesday or Sunday with Michael Taylor

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Discover the fun playing the djembe! No experience necessary.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Djembe Ensemble

Intermediate

Sunday with Michael Taylor

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Embody the poly rhythms of West Africa playing djembe, dundun and bells.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Introduction of Balinese Gamelan Angklung

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Sunday with Staff

120 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $40 ($35 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Rhythms of Mali, West Africa with Joshua Guy

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Saturday with Joshua Guy

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $30 ($25 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Rhythms of Senegal, West AfricaĘwith Joshua Guy

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Saturday with Joshua Guy

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $30 ($25 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Luciano Antonio or Heitor Garcia

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $264 ($244 members)

Voices and instruments join together to play this infectious music.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Introduction to Irish Session Ensemble

Beginner

Monday with Mike Austin or Jim Conway

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $264 ($244 members)

If you've ever wanted to learn more about the Irish music tradition, this class is for you

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Klezmer Music

Intermediate

Tuesday with Marianne Bossert

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Celebrate the expressive melodies of this Eastern European music of Jewish descent.

Location: Online

Fiddle Tunes for All the Holidays

Intermediate

Monday with Brandi Berry Benson

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Location: Online

Reggae Bass

Advanced

Many of our Bass classes rotate through the year. If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Bodhran: Beginning

Beginner

No group classes are currently scheduled, but private bodhran lessons are available. Call the front desk at 773-728-6000 for details.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Bodhran: Intermediate

Intermediate

No group classes are currently scheduled, but private bodhran lessons are available. Call the front desk at 773-728-6000 for details.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Ukulele 3: Ukulele Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Michael Hammerman

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Vocals

Beginner

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Program Manager Ian Wilson with your contact information.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $248 ($228 members)