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  ·  $132 ($112 members)

Traditional and modern Indian dance in one energetic class!

Brazilian Dance 1

Beginner

Tuesday with Trish Carolan

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $164 ($144 members)

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

Brazilian Dance 2

Intermediate

Saturday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $164 ($144 members)

Learn to move your hips, feet and body to samba and more

Brazilian Dance 3

Intermediate

Wednesday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $164 ($144 members)

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

Brazilian Dance 4

Advanced

Monday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $164 ($144 members)

Brazilian Dance 5

Advanced

Monday with Dill Costa

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $164 ($144 members)

Capoeira

Open to All

Wednesday with Marisa Cordeiro

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $164 ($144 members)

Combine elements of martial arts, dance, and music in one challenging and social class.

Flamenco Dance 1

Beginner

Wednesday with Maya Tatiana

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $132 ($112 members)

Learn the rhythms, footwork, hand gestures and duende of Flamenco.

Flamenco Dance 2

Intermediate

Wednesday with Maya Tatiana

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $148 ($128 members)

Passionate and challenging dance from Spain.

Flamenco Dance 3

Advanced

Wednesday with Maya Tatiana

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $156 ($136 members)

Passionate and challenging dance from Spain.

Irish Step Dance: Beg/Beg Rep

Beginner

Wednesday with Cheryl Ziemba

50 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $132 ($112 members)

Irish Step Dance: Intermediate

Intermediate

50 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $132 ($112 members)

Irish Step Dance: Advanced

Advanced

50 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $132 ($112 members)

Irish Step Dance: Int/Adv Hard Shoe

IntermediateNew!

Wednesday with Cheryl Ziemba

30 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $66 ($46 members)

Irish Step Dance: Int/Adv Soft Shoe Choreography

IntermediateNew!

Wednesday with Cheryl Ziemba

65 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $148 ($128 members)

Latin Dance 1

Beginner

Wednesday or Thursday with Saladeen Alamin

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $148 ($128 members)

Let's Mambo with a master!

Latin Dance 2

Intermediate

Thursday with Saladeen Alamin

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $148 ($128 members)

Let's Mambo with a master! More focus on turns and partnering

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 1

Open to All

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $132 ($112 members)

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 2

Intermediate

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

90 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($164 members)

West African Dance 1

Beginner

Tuesday or Sunday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $176 ($156 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali, and more. Live drumming, too!

West African Dance 2

Intermediate

Sunday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $176 ($156 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali and more. Live drumming, too!

West African Dance 3

Advanced

Tuesday with Idy Ciss

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $176 ($156 members)

Dances from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali and more. Live drumming, too!

Zumba

Open to All

Wednesday with Laura Riebock

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $132 ($112 members)

More than exercise, Zumba is a weekly party - you're invited!

Cajun and Zydeco Dance

WorkshopOpen to All

Saturday with Louie Stallone

110 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $25 ($24 members)

From the steamy Cajun swamp to the dance floor, this partner workshop will allow you to dance to some of the best bands around!

Brazilian Percussion Technique

Open to All

Sunday with Heitor Garcia

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Explore the rhythms like of Samba, Baião, Bossa Nova, xote, maracatú and Frevo.

Introduction to Djembe (West African Drumming)

Beginner

Wednesday or Sunday with Michael Taylor

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Discover the fun playing the djembe! No experience necessary.

Djembe Ensemble

Intermediate

Sunday with Michael Taylor

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

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

Afrobeat Ensemble 1

Intermediate

Saturday with Gros Ngolle Pokossi

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Join with others to celebrate the music of a continent.

Brazilian Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Luciano Antonio

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $222 ($202 members)

Voices and instruments join together to play this infectious music.

Introduction to Irish Session Ensemble

Beginner

We alternate this introduction class every session with the repertoire class.

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $166 ($146 members)

Gypsy Jazz Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with TBA

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Come join the Hot Club of Lincoln Square.

Latin Jazz Ensemble

Advanced

Sunday with Manny Bances

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Afro-Cuban rhythms and jazz performance will inform your jazz study.

Klezmer Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Marianne Bossert

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

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

Latin Grooves and Roots Ensemble

Intermediate

Sunday with Manny Bances

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Add some spicy flavorings to whatever style you play: Jamming with Latin Roots music and contemporary funky fusions.

Reggae Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Gregg Ostrom

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $206 ($186 members)

Come get you some ska, rocksteady, roots reggae, and dancehall from the great nation of Jamaica.

Introduction To Flamenco Guitar

Beginner

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Examine the basic chords and rhythmic attacks of flamenco.

Flamenco Guitar 1 Skills

Beginner

This class is offered on a rotating basis. 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  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Flamenco Guitar 2 Repertoire

Intermediate

Wednesday with Mehran Jalili

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Develop a strong repertoire in this exciting musical idiom.

Acoustic Zeppelin

Intermediate

The plan is to offer this class in Session 4 2019.

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)

Ukulele 3: Ukulele Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Michael Hammerman

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $202 ($182 members)