Category Archive for "Dance Lessons"

Safety our first priority!

Dear Dance Friends! Lake Shore Dance Academy-  Evanston  is happy to announce the re-opening of our studio on Monday, June 8th! So Thrilled!  Please know that your health and safety have been our first priority. Upon our re-opening, and moving forward, we will refer to CDC regulations and guidelines regarding...

Social Etiquette of Ballroom Dancing

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a comfortable social dancer? Great! Are you already taking dance lessons to learn the most popular social dances? Great! Now all what you need is some important information to about The Etiquette of Ballroom Dancing to to able confidently move around the crowded...

Glamorous wedding of Tamara & Fouad.

Tamara and Fouad tied the knot during their Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort wedding in Orlando, Florida. Glamour and sparkle were definitely the defining features in their stunning Palestinian/Iraqi wedding. Their story began back in 2015 when the two met up for a first date at a popular vegetarian restaurant...

Planning your Mother-Son Dance

Planning your Mother-Son Dance Planning a wedding will be one of the most important days in you and your spouse’s lives.  Not to mention your family’s lives too!  Our families have shaped you as the person you are today, especially our mothers (or motherly figure).  Something I really value...

Can Ballroom Dancing Help My Marriage?

Can Ballroom Dancing Help My Marriage? When a marriage is in trouble, some people consider counseling. Others vent to friends and family. Some married couples move into a new house or take an epic vacation, thinking a radical change is what their union needs.  But instead of all of...

Top Places to Social Dance in Chicago- Salsa Dancing & Swing Dancing

Ready to test out your dancing skills? Here are the best places to dance in Chicago where you can practice your partner dancing from salsa dancing all to the way to swing dancing! So grab your dancing shoes and get movin’ and groovin’! 210 Live! – Perfect for Swing...

Laura and Trenton’s Dance Journey: First Dance Lessons Evanston

Laura and Trenton’s Dance Journey: First Dance Lessons Evanston The first time I met this cute, committed, and energetic couple was April of 2019 during the complimentary consultation and wedding dance lessons in Evanston. Laura was finishing her education at Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University. While Trenton was...

Rhythms for Ballroom & Latin Dance

 Time and time again, I hear from my clients that they have no rhythm.  Needless to say, I eagerly, yet happily, disagree with them because it is just not true – we all have a sense of rhythm!  Our breathing, our heartbeat, both function around a set beat, or...

Essentials for your First Wedding dance lesson & Consultation

First and foremost, congratulations!  This is a very exciting and happy time in life as you start, or continue, preparing for the big day!  As you very well know, there are many aspects to consider when preparing and planning for your wedding.  One thing you cannot forget to also...

The Basics of Social Dancing

Social dancing can be described as non-competitive ballroom and Latin dancing.  Ballroom and Latin styles include dances like Salsa, Cha-Cha, Foxtrot, Rumba, and many more.  The nice thing about social dancing that it is intended to be used at various, yet practical functions: wedding receptions, nightclubs, business functions, and...