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Sway Dance Chicago

3317 W Irving Park Road - Chicago

Whatever brings you to ballroom dance – whether you're planning your wedding, attending a special event or just want to learn something new – you'll be amazed at how much you'll benefit all around. Even more than a fun way to stay in shape and meet people, dance challenges the mind in exciting new ways. Sway Dance is the ideal place to learn (or continue to study) ballroom and latin dance. Our Dvida certified instructors are friendly, knowledgeable and ready to start working with you today.

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New Group Classes Forming Now

Latin Level 1 - Salsa, Bachata - 4 Weeks - $50

  • Mondays, 7 - 8pm starting November 26th Register
  • Mondays, 7 - 8pm starting January 7th  Register

Latin Level 2 - Salsa, Bachata (some experience required) - 4 weeks - $50

  • Mondays 8 - 9pm Starting October 15th - "Focus on Cross body leads" Register

      Swing Level 1 - Jitterbug, East Coast Swing - 4 Weeks - $50

      • Thursdays 7 - 8pm Starting October 11th Register

      Black Tie Level 1 - Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba - 4 Weeks - $50

      • Wednesdays 7 - 8pm Starting January 3rd Register

        Interested in joining us?  We'd love to hear from you.  What day/time will work in your schedule?  If you don't see a class that works for you, find some friends and we'll form a class just for you!

        No partner is needed for our group classes and no experience is required to join a level 1 class.  

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        Date Night Dance - SOLD OUT!

        Dinner and a movie, dinner and a movie, dinner and a movie.... repeat. Ready for something new? Not to worry, we've got you covered. 

        Friday, September 28th 8 - 10pm - $30 per couple

        Sway Date Night is a fun and exciting 2 hour event where you learn how to dance, turn, and create fun, elegant figures together. We decorate our place with candle lights, mood lighting and romantic music. Wine and cheese fruit assortments served and alcohol is BYOB.

        Registration required

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        Sway Dance KIDS

        Unleash your child's creativity! Sway Dance is excited to announce our first class for children (ages 5-16) starting this August. This class will combine music, dance, and educational tools for 45 minutes of can’t-stop, won’t-stop exercise, learning, and fun! Classes will emphasize creative movement, musicality, and ballroom/latin/swing fundamentals. Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening and working with others. Silliness and wacky dance moves are not required – but highly, highly encouraged.

        Starting Sunday, September 9th our class will run for 10 weeks and will include a tech rehearsal, dress rehearsal and 2 performances in November. Class registration is $150.


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        Wedding Dance Lessons

        Special packages are available for engaged couples preparing for their wedding dance! You will WOW your family and friends by looking polished and professional after your lessons at Sway! We always suggest keeping things simple, and choosing music that truly brings out your personalities as a couple. Let our instructors help you pick a sassy Salsa, flirty Swing, classy Waltz, or passionate Tango to make your wedding dance special!

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        Sway Dance in Brookfield - New Class!

        Join us at Ms Clara's Joyful Learning Center for Salsa, and Bachata class! Sway Dance punch cards ($100 for 10 classes) are accepted. Advance registration is required. No partner needed, no experience required. We meet every Tuesday from 8 - 9:00pm.

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        Private Dance Lessons

        Taken with your partner or on your own, private lessons are a great way to improve your technique, move at your own pace, and pick your own goals and focal points. Our instructors at Sway will design a lesson plan just for you in order to reach your dance goals. Whether you want to schedule one lesson to supplement something you learned in class or have regular lessons with your instructor to learn dance styles not featured in our group classes, we’re ready to help you broaden your dance horizons.  Get started with our Introductory Lesson Special of just $35!

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        Adult Group Classes

        If you’re tired of “sitting this one out” while everyone else hits the dance floor, let Sway Dance get you ready to boogie at your next office party, vacation, or night on the town. Our 8-week classes will prepare you for any number of social events or simply give you an arsenal of moves just in case you’re challenged to a dance-off. Because we don’t require you to have a partner, a group class is the perfect way to meet new people and learn how to dance in a fun, relaxing, and social environment.