Ballroom Dance Lessons

Things to Know When Starting Dance

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Have you been thinking about starting dance? I’m sure you have many questions and want to prepare before you walk inside a dance studio. Here are some useful guidelines that will help when starting dance for the first time. Be Open Minded About Starting Dance Be kind to your self when starting from scratch. Make…

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The History Behind The First Dance

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The First Dance is one of many traditions when we think about a wedding. For example, if you have attended more than one wedding you may notice that certain activities occur at each wedding. Among these traditions you will likely see the bride and groom come together to dance for the first time as husband…

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Siri We Need Dance Lessons

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It’s likely that if you are asking Siri for dance lessons you may need our help? When our clients contact us and say they need something its likely they will be getting married in the new year. Windy City Wedding Dance is a dance studio where students learn to ballroom dance. There are many different…

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Latin Cardio This Week

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Latin Cardio Class Tuesdays 3:30pm – 4:30pm There’s nothing like getting in a great workout while dancing to awesome music and hanging with the coolest people. Come try our Latin Cardio Class this week or next week where we are covering dances like Bachata, Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Samba, Rumba, Bolero, Swing, and more. This class is made…

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Ballroom Blitz TLC

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We spent our day watching Ballroom Blitz on TLC, the new ballroom dance reality TV show. The show featured numerous ballroom dance competitors nationwide and in Chicago. The show reveals behind the scenes in our ballroom dance industry and how competitors prepare for upcoming ballroom dance competitions. The Truth About Ballroom Dance With hard work,…

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Architecture Tour Comes to Windy City Wedding Dance

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The Architecture Tour visited the Fine Arts Building making their way through Windy City Wedding Dance located at 410 S Michigan Ave on the 2nd Floor. The visitors were amazed by the original elevator face that sits inside our ballroom dance studio from the late 1800’s. Our guest were in awe by our 30 foot…

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Chicago DanceSport Challenge

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With only weeks away, Chicago’s ballroom dance community is preparing for the Chicago DanceSport Challenge. Chicago Dancesport Challenge is a part of the USA Dance Organization. This organization supports Amateur Ballroom Dancing and provides a circuit of dance competitions where amateur ballroom dance competitors hit the dance floor. Participants and ballroom dancers from all over…

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How to Get the Wedding Glow

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I’m sure you have all gone done the checklist twice, covering everything you can possibly think of to make sure your wedding goes off without a hitch. It’s important to have those final confirmations with caterers, florist, DJ’s, venue’s, rental companies, wedding planners, and more. So how do we get that wedding glow? How to Get…

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Dance Classes VS Private Lessons

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Thinking about dance? Are you trying to decide if you would rather take ballroom classes or private lessons? Both are fantastic ways to learn a new activity. Although you can learn in each environment, they provide a different dance experience. I recommend trying a dance class and a private lesson to see which best fits…

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Teach Ballroom Dance Lessons

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Have you ever contacted a dance studio to take some ballroom dance lessons? Years ago when I moved to Chicago, I did the same thing. I went to a very popular franchise in the area and I was assigned a very tall handsome instructor. He made the dancing seem so easy. For the first time…

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