studio lessons 

Taught at the Puzzle Box at 3360 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL.

Studio lessons meet once a week for 4 weeks. You may also drop in, but beginners are encouraged to attend all 4 weeks. 

See calendar for the most updated schedule. 

Don't see a class you want? I can create a class for you and your friends!
Contact me to inquire about curriculum and availability.

club lessons

Club lessons are taught on an ongoing basis every week. See calendar for the most updated schedule.

1240 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL
All-levels bachata lesson at 7:45-8:45pm followed by social dancing. Class is held in the bachata room upstairs.

118 S Clinton St, Chicago, IL
All-levels salsa lesson at 9-10pm followed by social dancing

what's the difference between
studio lessons and club lessons?

Studio lessons take place in a setting designed for learning. You'll have wood floors, mirrors, and plenty of space. These lessons follow a curriculum and focus on a specific skill set. Students must be of the appropriate level in order to register. Students are able to master skills within that level and progress to advanced moves. Because class size is limited, I'm able to give more hands-on instruction and personally dance with each of the students in turn. Group lessons are ideal for students who want a low-pressure, learning-focused environment where they can truly hone their technique. You can register for group classes at the door.

Club lessons take place in a nightclub/bar/restaurant setting and are open to the general public. The lesson is either free or included in the cover charge. The lesson is preceded and followed by social dancing with a DJ and sometimes live band. Because the class always includes some beginners, the difficultly level ranges from beginner to advanced beginner, but does not often progress to intermediate moves. Class sizes range from 20-60 people. Club lessons are ideal for people looking for a fun night out, newbies who want to try dancing for the first time, casual dancers looking to pick up new moves, and dancers of all levels looking for a place to practice. Club lessons do not require registration, you can just show up. You may need to RSVP for reduced cover.

Which do I recommend? Studio lessons to learn and refine new skills. Club lessons to practice your moves in the real world!