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Global Music & Dance Classes

Join us as we explore the Global Village.

Fundamentals of Irish Music on Tenor Banjo

IntermediateNew!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Bollywood, Bhangra & More!

Beginner

Monday with Alka Nayyar

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $146 ($126 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Park - Armitage Ave

Brazilian Dance 1

Beginner

Saturday with Dill Costa

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $146 ($126 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  ·  $172 ($152 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  ·  $172 ($152 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  ·  $172 ($152 members)

Refine your skill in our most advanced level classes

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Capoeira

Open to All

Thursday with Marisa Cordeiro

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($168 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Flamenco Dance 1

Beginner

Tuesday with Maya Tatiana

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $146 ($126 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  ·  $162 ($142 members)

Passionate and challenging dance from Spain.

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Flamenco Dance 3

Advanced

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

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $188 ($168 members)

Irish Step Dance: Beginning

Beginner

Wednesday with Maggie Radelet

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $140 ($120 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Irish Step Dance: Intermediate

Intermediate

Wednesday with Maggie Radelet

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $172 ($152 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Irish Step Dance: Advanced

Advanced

Our Irish Step classes are on hiatus while we are sheltered in place. Until then, we'd love to welcome you into one of our other virtual dance offerings!

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $163 ($143 members)

Latin Dance 1

Beginner

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $163 ($143 members)

Latin Dance 2

Intermediate

70 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $163 ($143 members)

Middle Eastern Belly Dance 1

Open to All

Tuesday with Erika Ochoa

60 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $$146 ($$126 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  ·  $198 ($178 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Retro Bollywood with Radia Ali

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Saturday with Staff

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

The Fundamentals of Argentine Tango with Eduardo Villalba

WorkshopOpen to AllNew!

Sunday with Staff

75 minutes  ·  Once a week for 1 week  ·  $20 ($18 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  ·  $188 ($168 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  ·  $180 ($160 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  ·  $180 ($160 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  ·  $69 ($59 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

This class is currently offered virtually only!

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $170 ($150 members)

Zumba

Open to All

Tuesday with Allison Grabarczyk

55 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $146 ($126 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Percussion Technique

Open to All

Sunday with Heitor Garcia

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Introduction to Djembe (West African Drumming)

Beginner

Wednesday or Sunday with Michael Taylor

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

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

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Ensemble

Intermediate

Monday with Luciano Antonio or Heitor Garcia

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $222 ($202 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  ·  $222 ($202 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  ·  $214 ($194 members)

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

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  ·  $202 ($192 members)

Bodhran: Beginning

Beginner

Tuesday with Mike Austin

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Bodhran: Intermediate

Intermediate

Tuesday with Mike Austin

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Ukulele 3: Ukulele Ensemble

Intermediate

Tuesday with Michael Hammerman

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus

Brazilian Vocals

Beginner

Monday with Luciano Antonio

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $214 ($194 members)

Location: Lincoln Square - Lincoln Ave Campus