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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

  • Mondays 7 - 8pm Starting August 6th  Register 

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

  • Mondays 8 - 9pm Starting September 10th - "Focus on turns" Register

      Black Tie Level 1 - Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango

      • TBA - Coming Soon

      Swing Level 1 - Jitterbug, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing

      • TBA - Coming Soon!

        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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        Now Casting - All levels, ages, background

        Join Sway Dance Chicago for our November 15-16 stage production performance at Hamlin Park Theatre! We are seeking dancers from across all different backgrounds, skill levels, and ages to join our group. Dances will be across several genres including Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Indian, Hip Hop/House, Tap, Modern, and more! Performance Group Rehearsals are every Sunday and range from 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on how many classes you choose to attend. Classes are $10/hour. 10 hour punch cards are available for purchase ($100). Interested, but still not sure? Come join us and try it out without commitment! Contact us with questions about the different styles. Check the rehearsal calendar and we’ll see you there! 

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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.