4 Convenient Fun-Filled Family-Friendly Dance Locations!

DanceMates will travel to serve your small to large public or private group lessons! We are 100% outreach! Check out our new and affordable party packages which include Dance Instruction/Hosts/Emcees/Lite DJ by clicking on the link: http://dancemates.org/DanceMates-party-packages.htm 

 

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Note: You don’t need to be a student, member nor a nearby resident of a particular community, or High School or College to be enrolled in the following group dance classes listed below. Singles, Couples, and Families are welcome to join in the fun! Pre-registration required at least 9 days before class starts.

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(Updated 10/2/2017)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

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Tuesdays

United Methodist Church, 1190 Western Ave. Northbrook, IL 60062      

MODERN, POPULAR, AND COUNTRY LINE DANCING WITH MASTER SOCIAL DANCE INSTRUCTOR FRAN OF DANCEMATES AT NORTHBROOK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1190 WESTERN AVE. NORTHBROOK, IL 60062!

6 1hour TUESDAY SESSIONS/MEETINGS
STARTING OCTOBER 24, 2017 FROM 7PM TO 8:15PM. REGISTRATION FEE IS $50 per person.

TO REGISTER TODAY, CONTACT FRAN DIRECTLY AT (773) 612-9320.

 

Park Ridge Park District Centennial Center: 100 S. Western Ave. Park Ridge, IL (847) 692-3035 or (847) 692-3597      

“Starting October 31, 2017 and ending December 17, 2017”   “Great dance room with hardwood flooring!  Sound-activated lighting to simulate a nightclub atmosphere! Plenty of free parking and no partner necessary to join in.”

To register, call (847) 692-3035 anytime between the time of 10AM to 4:45PM Mondays thru Fridays  Registration Deadline: September 4, 2017 before 4PM


6:30PM-7:30PM

 Sizzling Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, and Bachata  Price: $65 for six sessions/meetings  No partner necessary”   

7:40PM – 8:40PM

  East-Coast Swing, and American-Style(Rumba, Tango, Foxtrot, Waltz) Ballroom    Price: $65 ix for six sessions/meetings   No partner necessary”    

8:50PM – 9:50PM

Dance Party and Practice!

Free for October 2017 to November 2017 enrollees!  Hosted and Djed by Norm of DanceMates

 

 

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Wednesdays

Oakton Community College Skokie: 7701 N. Lincoln Ave. Skokie, IL (847) 982-9888 and ask for Oakton Alliance Continuing Education Department

“Starting November 1, 2017 and ending December 13, 2017” (no class November 22, 2017) “Great community room with hardwood flooring!  Sound-activated lighting to simulate a nightclub atmosphere! Plenty of free parking and no partner necessary to join in.”

To register, call (847) 982-9888 anytime between the time of 10AM to 4:45PM Mondays thru Thursdays

 

 

6:30PM-7:30PM

 Easy, Popular, and Modern Line Dancing for Everyone  

Price: $65 for six sessions/meetings      No partner necessary”  

7:40PM – 8:40PM

  Sizzling Cha Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, and Bachata Part 2   Price: $65 for six sessions/meetings  No partner necessary”  Current enrollees are having a blast!

8:50PM – 9:50PM

Dance Party and Practice!

Free for September 2017 to December 2017 enrollees!  Hosted and Djed by Norm of DanceMates

 


OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SKOKIE Registration Begins: September-14-2017

Attention Everyone! To register, call (847) 982-9888 to get a registration ID then visit   http://www.oakton.edu/all   to complete your registration online

OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SKOKIE Classes Begins: November-1-2017

OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SKOKIE Registration DEADLINE: October-23-2017 before 4PM

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Fridays

 

Maine East High School: Potter at Dempster St. Park Ridge, IL  To register, Please call (847) 982-9888 and ask for Oakton Alliance Continuing Education Department      

“TBA or TO BE ANNOUNCED”   “Great dance room with hardwood flooring!  Sound-activated lighting to simulate a nightclub atmosphere! Plenty of free parking and no partner necessary to join in.”

To register, call (847) 982-9888 anytime between the time of 10AM to 4:45PM Mondays thru Fridays

 

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Hip Hop Dancing for Fitness and Fun    Price: $65 for six sessions/meetings     

7:40pm – 8:40pm

Belly Dancing for Fitness and Fun        Price: $55 for six sessions/meetings                                                 

MAINE EAST HIGH SCHOOL Registration Begins: TBA

Attention Everyone! For registration inquiries, please visit http://www.oakton.edu/all   to register

MAINE EAST HIGH SCHOOL Classes Begins: TBA

MAINE EAST HIGH SCHOOL Registration Ends: TBA 

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Mondays

Niles North H.S.: 9800 Lawler Ave. Skokie, IL (847) 982-9888 or (847) 635-1498 and ask for Oakton Alliance Continuing Education Department OR  Coordinator Dawn from Niles North at (847) 673-6773   

“To be Announced”  “Great Community room!  Sound-activated lighting to simulate a nightclub atmosphere! A block away from Old Orchard Mall! Plenty of free parking and no partner necessary to join in.”

To register, call (847) 982-9888 anytime between the time of 10AM to 4:45PM Mondays thru Thursdays

6:30PM-7:30PM

    Easy, Popular, and Modern Line Dancing for Everyone  

Price: $65 for six sessions/meetings      No partner necessary”    

7:40PM – 8:40PM

  East-Coast Swing, and American-Style(Rumba, Tango, Foxtrot, Waltz)      Price: $65 ix for six sessions/meetings   No partner necessary”    

8:50PM – 9:50PM

Sizzling Cha Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, and Bachata     Price: $65 for six sessions/meetings  No partner necessary”  Current enrollees are having a blast!

 


NILES NORTH HIGH SCHOOL Registration Begins: NOW

Attention Everyone! To register, call (847) 982-9888 to get a registration ID then visit   http://www.oakton.edu/all   to complete your registration online

NILES NORTH HIGH SCHOOL Classes Begins: To Be Announced

OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SKOKIE Registration DEADLINE: To Be Announced

 

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Thursdays

 

Glenbrook South High School: 4000 W. Lake Ave. Glenview, IL     To register, call (847) 982-9888 or (847) 635-1498 and ask for Oakton Alliance Continuing Education Department OR Coordinator Rhonda at (847) 486-4713     

“To Be Announced”  “Great hardwood laminate flooring and side mirrors inside the dance fitness gym!  Sound-activated lighting to simulate a nightclub atmosphere! Plenty of free parking and no partner necessary to join in.”

To register, call (847) 982-9888 anytime between the time of 10AM to 4:45PM Mondays thru Thursdays

 

 

 

6:30PM-7:30PM

Easy, Popular, and Modern Line Dancing for Everyone    Price: $65 for six sessions/meetings   No partner necessary”   

 

7:40PM – 8:40PM

   Best of American-Style Ballroom (Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Tango) and East-Coast Swing    Price: $65 for six sessions/meetings   No partner necessary”                                      

 

8:50PM - 9:50PM

DANCE PRACTICE AND/OR CLASS MAKEUP SESSION FOR CURRENT ENROLLEES ONLY. MASTER SOCIAL DANCE INSTRUCTOR & DJ NORM WILL BE THE HOST/EMCEE.

GLENBROOK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL Registration Begins: TBA

Attention Everyone! To register, call (847) 982-9888 to get a registration ID then visit   http://www.oakton.edu/all   to complete your registration online

GLENBROOK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL Classes Begins: TBA

GLENBROOK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL Registration Ends: TBA

 

Book your fun-filled private or public dance instruction with fun highly-accomplished Dance Instructors!  Call (773) 286-6879 for details & pricing information…please leave your name, phone number, and nature of the inquiry

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 55 years of Age and Over and Live in Chicago?  Want to attend Free to $2 Dance Classes PER HOUR?  Subscribe to Email subscribe to dancemates@dancemates.org

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Best value family-friendly and highest quality group dance classes in the nation since 1993! You will be learning most of the basics of each dance with DanceMates in only an hour or less! Best of all you may be on  the “You Can Dance with DanceMates TV show in the same night and in the same hour you just learned the timing, steps, movements, rhythm, techniques, and styling!  Classes are almost 1 is to 1 male to female ratio after the 1st session of 6!  Current Enrollees Bonus: No cover charge/No Admission dance practice & social dance mixers in our partner dance locations & nightclubs!    NEW MOVES & COMBINATIONS EVERY TERM!

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For individual, couple, and small group private of 1 to 30 participants in the privacy of your home or office, flat rate of $67/per hour plus 55 cents per roundtrip mile from 5600 W. Ainslie St. Chicago, IL   For more information, please call and leave a message at (773) 286-6879.

 

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 Note: 100% of the proceeds for all of the above programs go to DanceMates Educational Arts, NFP’s educational & charitable programs & efforts, and tax-deductible to you or your organization since we are a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization!

 

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Book your private or public dance instruction (prefunded tax-deductible grants/donations/contributions required)…Call (773) 286-6879 for details & pricing information…please leave your name, phone number, and nature of the inquiry

 

Saturdays and Sundays

Book your individual, couple, or small group private and/or public dance lessons today! Call (773) 286-6879, please leave your name and number and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Individual, couple, and small group private dance lesson prices start from $67/hour for up to 4 person attendees plus 55 cents per roundtrip mile charge to your place.

For private and/or public group dance events packaged with Lite DJ, Emcee, and Group Social Dance Lessons & Icebreakers, please check out the pricing in the webpage: http://dancemates.org/DanceMates-party-packages.htm 

 

 

         

“ATTENTION INDIVIDUAL & CORPORATE SPONSORS, FEDERAL/STATE/LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, INDIVIDUAL & CORPORATE DONORS, AND PRIVATE & PUBLIC FOUNDATIONS GRANTORS!  DANCEMATES EDUCATIONAL ARTS, NFP HAS OVER 1897 YOUTH AND TEENS CURRENTLY SERVED AND OVER 1624 SENIORS SERVED.THESE DANCE PROGRAMS  HELPED REDUCE VIOLENCE ON THE STREETS! THANKS VERY MUCH!

TO MAKE YOUR DONATIONS TODAY FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED YOUTH, TEENS, AND SENIORS DANCE PROGRAMS, PLEASE SEND A CHECK OR MONEY ORDER FOR ANY AMOUNT PAYABLE TO, “DanceMates Educational Arts, NFP”  AND MAIL IT TO: 

DanceMates Educational Arts, NFP

5655 W. Ainslie St. 1st floor

Chicago, IL 60630

Attention: Violence Reduction through Dance

OR DONATE ONLINE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE via Chase QuickPay and/or Paypal to the email: dancemates@dancemates.org

For further inquiries about DanceMates Educational Arts, NFP’s “Violence Reduction through Dance” programs, please call Frances Strain, Executive Director of DanceMates Educational Arts, NFP at (773) 286-6879 or email her at: francesstrain@dancemates.org

5PM – 7PM Daily

 FAMILY HIP HOP,-SALSA/BACHATA/MERENGUE/CUMBIA/CHA CHA CHA DANCING, POPULAR PARTY/MODERN/CLASSIC LINE DANCING, AND WALTZ/TANGO/FOXTROT/RUMBA/SWING  PRICE: Sliding scale -- based on verified family income  (from an IRS-Certified tax transcript)  

   

 

 

Too busy to attend a group class?  Call us at (773) 286-6879 (please leave a message if we are not there) to inquire about booking a small group private dance lesson/class for 1 to 4 individuals or for medium to big group private party or lesson, 5 to 100. Coming alone? No problem! Our dance instructor/s will practice with you.

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Norm Viray and Fran Strain of DanceMates Educational Arts, NFP a.k.a DanceMates.Org, are the official Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs’ SummerDance 2007 Dance Contest Judges for August 10 and August 17 of 2007  

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WE ALSO PROVIDE PRIVATE DANCE HOST/S OR DANCE HOSTESS/ES FOR THE SPECIAL EVENT THAT YOU ARE GOING TO ATTEND. Please call (773) 286-6879

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 Stop watching and start dancing! Learn today with DanceMates and start dancing tonight in a safe, friendly, non-intimidating, non-alcoholic, and non-smoking day club and nightclub environment for all-ages singles and couples! DanceMates dance classes are parties in itself! Our male to female ratio is almost 1 to 1.

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Join us for exciting “All-Ages Dance Lesson, Party, and Social Mixers in one” in all of the locations listed above. Finest fun-filled quality dance instruction & socializing at bargain prices... Take a lesson, start dancing that night! Call DanceMates directly at (773) 286-6879. Getting Married? Ask about our Bridal "Your First Dance!" special dance package instruction.

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No heartaches, no elimination, no competition, no audition, and no wasted entry fees with DanceMates! It is all about having a great time and being a star performer in dance class and in the “You Can Dance with DanceMates TV show   

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DanceMates will travel to serve your group and private dance lessons or classes! Chicago, downtown Chicago, north Chicago, northside Chicago, south Chicago, southside Chicago, east Chicago, eastside Chicago, west Chicago, westside Chicago, Skokie, Franklin Park, Maywood, Schiller Park, Lincolnwood, Lombard, Villa Park, Champaign, Kankakee, Urbana, River Forest, Oak Park, Oak Lawn, Bolingbrook, Deerfield, Gurnee, Argonne, Rolling Meadows, Riverwoods, Harwood Heights, Norridge, La Grange, Rosemont, River Grove, Riverside, Schaumburg, Crystal Lake, Carpentersville, Glendale Heights, Lansing, Itasca, Elgin, Evanston, Oakbrook, Belvidere, Niles, Champaign, Elmhurst, Elmwood Park, Glenview, Palatine, Cary Grove, Mount Prospect, Des Plaines, Marengo, Rockford, Northwest Indiana, Huntley, Bensenville, Woodstock, Joliet, Aurora, Barrington, Bartlett, Hoffman Estates, Elk Grove Village, Northfield, Libertyville, Beverly, Crystal Lake, Bloomingdale, Buffalo Grove, Downers Grove, Naperville, Prospect Heights, Berwyn, Lake Forest, North Riverside, Arlington Heights, Lake in the Hills, Blue Island, Dundee, Elmwood, Addison, Algonquin, Northwest Indiana, Kenosha Wisconsin, and other US cities 40 miles outside Chicago, Illinois  (client pays additional fee for Instructor/s meals, transportation, and lodging)  

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Attention Corporate Foundations and Individual Donors, we need your help! DanceMates is an IRS certified not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization since March 11, 2002. Your in-kind and monetary contributions are tax-deductible and supports our underserved and underprivileged youth, teens, and seniors arts & dance education and dance performance programs. We are also open for corporate sponsorships! Please call (773) 286-6879 today and inquire how you can help! (for quick response, please leave a message)

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We offer packaged DJ, Emcee/Host, Dance Instruction/Demonstration Services, Orquestra/Band, and Videography for private events such as Weddings, Office Parties, Sweet 16, Quinceaneras, Debut, Fundraisers etc. BONUS: The option to include your special event on the “You Can Dance with DanceMates” TV show free of charge! Please call (773) 286-6879 for pricing and information!

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No introductory pricing! DanceMates’ offer low-priced, highest value (learning 4 dances in 4 to 6 sessions, non-alcoholic party offerings, FREE PARKING MOST LOCATIONS, your free to bring your own non-alcoholic beverages & snacks during the class) and highest quality & award-winning group dance instruction since 1993.

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Chicago’s exclusive Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Samba, Swing, Mambo, Tango, Belly Dance, Line Dance, Hip Hop, Jitterbug, Lindy, Polka, 2 Step, Rumba, Waltz, and Foxtrot Congress and Summerdance! The world’s best kept secret!

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 Dance with us!...It will change your life!

Class Descriptions:(Classes are on-going, offered each term. Registration & payment required for each class)

 Beginners Sizzling Salsa, Marvelous Merengue, Breathtaking Cumbia and Bachata Plus

Singles & Couples! Have an enjoyable evening learning easy to intricate, lovely patterns for Salsa, Merengue, Bachata & Cumbia. Norm & Fran Co-Hosts of the TV show, "You Can Dance! with DanceMates" will show you how to unwind from your day & have fun in the process. Class outing/s every 8 wks. This is a blast! 

Intermediate, More than Beginners and Advanced/Performance Level Sizzling Salsa, Marvelous Merengue, Bachata, Cha-Cha, & Cumbia Plus

Singles & Couples! Learn the secret of intricate patterns made easy. Thrill at breath-taking turns. Women, you will look and feel gorgeous! Men, become skilled in effective strong leading. Soon you'll be performing the most impressive trendy nightclub moves! Join your fellow Dancemates in Chicago and nearby suburbs hottest non-alcoholic dance club atmosphere once every 4 to 6 weeks. Private alcoholic dance club outings may be setup by a DanceMates dance instructor. More blast!

 East-Coast Swing! ...and Best of Ballroom a.k.a Mad Hot Ballroom and Swing…a.k.a Best of Ballroom and Swing

Singles & Couples! Everybody''s doing it, can you? You can when you join our East-Coast Swing class. We'll show you how to move with grace and ease. With our "Easy Method" dance system everybody learns the elegance of Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba and Tango. The beauty & styling of Ballroom dancing will intoxicate you! Learn to dance for fun and relaxation! Haven't you always wanted to learn? Sign up TODAY!

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Attention Corporate Managers, Business Owners, and Professionals! Attend a dance class with your employees and peers and unwind after work... It is a great way to socialize and exercise. Don't delay! Call any of the above locations and group enroll now!

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Dancemates is also available for individual & group privates, parties, fundraisers and corporate functions. Call (773) 286-6879 or mailto:dancemates@dancemates.org 

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