Ballroom Dance

Holiday Deals Dance Classes 2016

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With engagement season in full swing many wedding couples will start planning for their wedding this holiday season. Weddings can take a full year to plan in a big city market like Chicago. Venues are booked 1 to 2 years in advance based on which month you are trying to secure. With so many vendors…

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3 Questions About Dance Lessons

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Have you been thinking about taking dance lessons to prepare for your upcoming wedding? Some of our clients prepare months in advance. As we move into engagement season we find ourselves helping clients make decisions about their first dance before they ever make it into the dance studio. It’s very common for us to hear these…

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Willowbrook Ballroom

Photo of a wedding at the Willowbrook Ballroom

  Willowbrook Ballroom On October 28, 2016, flames blazed high and in a dense black cloud of smoke, a similar dance ballroom to ours lost their home. The fire completely destroyed the historic Willowbrook Ballroom in southwest suburban Willow Springs. The Willowbrook Ballroom was founded in 1921 and had burned down once before, in 1930.…

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BALLROOM DANCE HUMOR

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YOU KNOW YOU’RE A TANGO JUNKIE WHEN All of your computer passwords are related to Tango. Tango is one of the most recognizable International Ballroom Dances, along with the Waltz and the Foxtrot. The art of dance has a tremendous history; it has fueled people’s passions for centuries past and centuries to come.   BALLROOM…

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Big City Wedding Dance

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  Looking for a Big City Wedding Dance. Chicago is home to some of the most magnificent weddings of all time. With speciality venues, convention districts, theaters, and beautiful churches you would expect nothing more. When couples plan a wedding they run into the ultimate task list that never seems to end. At times the…

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Father Daughter Dance 2016

Father Daughter Dance 2016

Father Daughter Dance 2016 THE DANCE The father daughter dance is a special moment between the two that will be remembered and cherished forever. A moment to thank each other for everything they have brought to their lives and a huge milestone for them. The time has come where a new rock is there for…

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Dance History 101

DANCE HISTORY & WHERE IT STARTED Dance is one of the oldest forms of art across the world. Throughout history dance has been expressed during rituals, spiritual gatherings, and social affairs. Scientists and enthusiasts have all asked the same question, where does dance come from? While dance itself cannot leave tangible proof, ancient stone paintings…

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Chicago Ballroom Dance Show 2016

Extra extra, read all about it! Do you love watching dancing with the stars? How about attending a Chicago Ballroom Dance Show 2016? Windy City Wedding Dance owner Jessica Mays and World Champion Ballroom Dancer, Tommye Giacchino, will be hosting the second annual Studebaker Ballroom Broadway Show Sunday October 23 at 3pm in the iconic Fine Arts…

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How Zumba Evolved

Have you ever wondered about how Zumba Evolved. I’m sure some of you remember Curves, an exercise program targeted towards women to compete with facilities like Gold’s Gym. Throughout the years we see fitness fads come and go like Jazzercise and Reebock Step classes. I’m sure some of these bring back memories of leg warmers and…

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Dance Into Shape Chicago

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Want to dance into shape Chicago? If you are anything like me, you may despise the gym, treadmills, or circuit training. Committing yourself to painful physical exercise that you don’t enjoy can be such a drag. Lifting weights, sitting on sweaty machines, rowing in front of CNN, or riding that stationary bike that starts to hurt your behind…

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