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Ballroom Dance Studios

This page lists studios where you can learn to dance from basics to advanced competition coaching.


Location Instructor Web Site/eMail/Phone Comments
A&Z Ballroom Dance Studio
"Come inside and enjoy the world of ballroom dancing like you never [sic] seen before. We offer all styles and dances at a convenient location and the best price in the entire Chicagoland area. Our teaching techniques are always up to date so that you don't have to worry about looking good or competing against the best on the dance floor. Don't have the time? No problem. We are open 7 days a week. So come try us out!"
280 West Palatine Road
Wheeling, il
Arturas Narbutas
224-532-8070 773-330-1235
ARTango Dance Center
ArTango Center is Chicago's brand new arts venue devoted to tango culture that offers milongas, tango lessons, performances, workshops, concerts, and other special events."
4203 N Ravenswood
Chicago, il
Maria Alferov & Burak Ozkosem
Ballroom by Max
Maksim offers all "Ballroom" dances, from waltz, tango, cha-cha, and salsa, to west and east coast swing, jive and samba. He can help you with your wedding, social dance, and competitive or Pro/Am needs. If you are interested in a solo choreography, call Maksim today to discuss all details of your routine or performance.
400 W Dundee Rd
Buffalo Grove, il
Maksim Kholostoy
The Ballroom Center
Ballroom Center is Chicago lands premier studio for kids Ballroom and Latin dance, offering private and group instruction for children ages five and older as well as adult group and private lessons.
118 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Libertyville, il 60048
Donald Johnson
American style and latin instruction offering group and private lessons at both locations as well as monthly and weekly dance events. Also available for group lessons at other locations.
1799 Green Bay Road
Highland Park, il 60035
Bob & Penny Urbon
Ballroom City
Beginner, Intermediate [Silver level] and Advanced [Silver & Gold level] classes are offered in both smooth and Latin. We have a variety of instructors.
207 South Villa Avenue
Suite 250
Villa Park, il 60181
Alex Arteaga
Norm Lucky
Mary Thygeson
Bob Urbon
Matt Rivers
Susan Cole
Candace Dance
Ideal for beginners of all ages as well as for people with previous dance experience. Students learn easily at a professional dance studio at a north side Chicago location. Other locations for dance instruction can be arranged by request.
4901 North Elston Avenue
Chicago, il 60630
Candy Swetz
Chicago Dance
We’ve been helping Chicago stay stylish on the dance floor since 1976. Our highly trained and certified instructors are members of he National Dance Council of America and possesses a wealth of experience in competing in, performing and judging various dance styles and disciplines. The one thing that everyone here at Chicago Dance has? An unbridled passion for the art of dance and for helping others to discover their inner dancer.
309 W Chicago Avenue
Chicago, il 60654
Heather Zubkova
Chicago Dance Factory
Not every dance teacher or school is the same. At Chicago Dance Factory, learn from teachers who dance at a level that will give you inspiration by the way they move along with a very clear system they will use to build you into a dancer.

There is more to dancing than learning basic steps and patterns. At Chicago Dance Factory, you can learn movement in a way that will positively change the way you move, play sports, and even walk for the rest of your life.

Dance Villa
415 N. Ardmore
Suite D
Villa Park, il 60181
Brian Wong
Cinnamon DanceWorks
Whether you are interested in learning how to ballroom dance, want to learn the latest in popular dances, or want to get your family involved in a family dance lesson, Cinnamon’s DanceWorks has a dance lesson for your specific needs.
2025 East Algonquin Road
Algonquin, il 60102
Celebrity Dance Studio
Group classes and private lessons are available for adults and children in ballroom and latin.
2115 63rd Street
Downers Grove, il 60516
Ann Garvey
La Classique Ballroom
Providing quality dance instruction for Beginning Social Dancers to Advanced Dancers and Competitive Dancers. All Ballroom Dances Taught [International & American Style].
Chicago Latvian
Community Center
4146 Elston at Hamlin
Chicago, il
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400 N. Higgins
Park Ridge, il
Dan Kanosak
847-421-1269 (c)
Chicago Dance
Not every dance teacher or school is the same. At Chicago Dance Factory, learn from teachers who dance at a level that will give you inspiration by the way they move along with a very clear system they will use to build you into a dancer.
309 West Chicago Ave
Chicago, il 60654
Chicago Dance Factory
Not every dance teacher or school is the same. At Chicago Dance Factory, learn from teachers who dance at a level that will give you inspiration by the way they move along with a very clear system they will use to build you into a dancer.
415 North Ardmore, Suite D
Villa Park, il 60181
Brian Wong
Chicago Rebels Swing Dance Club
The original Chicago Rebels Swing Dance Club was formed in 1996, and was the first dance club to offer West Coast Swing as the primary dance in the Chicagoland area. The club is in it's second incarnation with an all new board that took over operations in the end of 2004. While the primary dance taught in the club is West Coast Swing, our monthly dances have a mix of West Coast Swing, Hustle, Night Club Two, Country 2-Step, Cha-Cha, Salsa, and a little Lindy Hop.
Centre at North Park
10040 W. Addison Avenue
Franklin Park, il 60181
Nancy Tuzzolino
Dance Center Chicago
Dance Center Chicago is home to a wonderful community of ballroom enthusiasts, novices, competitors and in-house and freelance instructors. In addition to group classes and private lessons we offer a Monthly Practice Pass for our ballroom floor.
Join us to learn, to teach and to practice.
3868 North Lincoln
2nd Floor
Chicago, il 60613
Malinee Noreen
Ron Ford
Mari Ford
Dance Connection
Latin dance instruction for both group and private lessons.
3117 Clybourne
Chicago, il 60618
Alejandro Aldape
Dance for Fun Studio
Parties seven days a week, including group lesson Mon thru Fri. The studio is an unique combination of a traditional ballroom environment, a party atmosphere and an exercise center. Group and private lessons are offered.
7905 Ogden Avenue
Lyons, il 60534
Vito Bertucci
DeSarge Dance World
Being a slow learner inspired me to develop my teaching skills to a degree where I place myself in my student's position every time I teach. This makes me more aware of the student and the difficulties that they might encounter.
632 Amersale Drive
Suite #104
Naperville, il 60563
Edward Sargent
Diamond DanceSport
Diamond Dancesport instructors welcome social, competition and performance students from pre-teen through adult.
7767 West 96th Place
Hickory Hills, il 60457
Becky Simon
Rachel Mercedes
Heart and Sole Dance Studio
Teaching West Coast Swing; other dances available.
"Private lessons, monthly classes, specialty workshops and regular dance parties. Call for more information TODAY! Get yourself onto the dance floor and having the time of your life!."
7038 183rd Street
Tinley Park, il 60477
Maren Oslac
Interclub Dance Academy of Dance
Iwona and Erwin Rybczyncki "are in the top 24 best dancing couples in the United States. They received the title of Champions of Northern Poland in Ballroom & Latin-American Dances. [They] were in one of the top positions in the world-renowned German Open Championship."
7350-52 North Milwaukee
Niles, il 60714
Iwona & Erwin Rybczynski
Just Dance
Vito presently runs his own business teaching private and group lessons in social dancing for children and adults, and he trains/coaches instructors. He hosts dances at his own studio in Wood Dale, IL where he joyfully dances with his students and guests. Once a month, Vito is the host of a Saturday night dance at Ballroom City in Villa Park, Illinois. He is also one of the guest instructors at Dance World in Hoffmann Estates, Illinois.

Vito uses an easy-to-understand, common-sense approach to teaching where learning simple basic dance mechanics results in smooth and elegant movement and great posture with minimal thinking. Above all, he keeps it fun and lighthearted.

207 Villa Avenue
Villa Park, il 601881
Vito Magrone
Kasper Dance Studio
Kasper studio courses cover steps to international cha-cha, samba, jive, tango, quickstep, rumba, foxtrot, and English and Viennese waltz providing a solid foundation in international style ballroom dancing.
3201 North Long
Chicago, il 60641
Kris and Ela Kasperowicz
Lake Shore Dance Academy
Our school provide ballroom, latin and social dance instructions. We offer private, seni-private and group classes to kids and adults. We also specialize in wedding first dances.
807 Ridge Road
Wilmette, il 60091
Anna Strojek
Légere Dance Centre
"Légere Dance Centre strives for excellence in dance training while providing a creative and positive learning atmosphere."
7377 North Avenue
River Forest, il 60305
Allen Desterhaft
Tina Mangos Dance School
Public dance classes offered in three locations – Jefferson Park Park Building and Broadway Armory in Chicago and Glenview Park Center. Instruction in Mambo, Salsa, Cha-Cha, Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Slow-Dance and all the Ballroom & Latin Social Dances are offered.
P.O. Box 30180
Chicago, il 60630
Tina Mangos
May I Have this Dance
"We strive to create an environment whereby all our students and patrons can feel a connection to the music, their partners, new friends, the community, and to the fulfilling and exciting world of social dancing."
5246 North Elston
Second Floor
Chicago, il 60630
Nino DiGiulio
My Dance Hub
"Our services include Ballroom lessons, Swing lessons, Salsa lessons, Wedding lessons, Fitness and more! We offer everything from private lessons, group classes to weekend dance workshops and other special events."
4332B Fox Valley Center Dr.
Aurora, il 60504
Jaana Lillemagi
North Shore Dance Society
“North Shore Dance Society “NSDS”, founded by Aleksandar Bonev in 2014, is one of the fastest growing and leading dance studios in Chicago’s North Shore.

“North Shore Dance Society takes pride in providing instruction in American and International styles of Ballroom and Latin dances. Whether you are a beginner, wedding, social, or competitive dancer, Aleksandar Bonev, with over 22 years of experience in all styles and levels of ballroom dancing, can help guide you to achieve your goals.

“With two convenient locations in Evanston and Chicago, we serve the North, Northwest, West, Southwest Suburbs & Downtown Chicago, IL. We are ready to serve your needs whether it be choreographing the perfect first dance for your wedding, taking up a new hobby, or preparing for a competition. We offer private dance lessons at our studio space and can also travel to your home so you can learn in the comfort and privacy of your own home.

“Are you ready to embark on a journey that will provide you with a lifetime of enjoyment? We are committed to help you reach your dancing goals. Whether you have two left feet or have a passion for competitive dancing, we will make your dreams come true! ”

3942 Church Street, Evanston, il 60203

3868 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, il 60203
Aleksandar Bonev
Greg Rykowski Dance Studio
At Greg Rykowski Dance Studio, our goal is to help you reach your dancing goals. Whether you have two left feet or have a passion for competitive dancing, we will lead you… to your dreams come true.
Elite Dance Club
9439 West Irving Park Road
Schiller Park, il 60176
Greg Rykowski
Sterba's DanceSport
"We offer the best quality group and private instruction for both social and competitive dancing. We not only specialize in Ballroom, Latin and Swing dancing, but also in other forms of dance such as Ballet, Jazz and Hip-Hop."
572 Weston Ridge Road
Naperville, il 60567
Tom Sterba
Tango Para Todos
Tango and Argentine Tango from beginning level. Also, tango at your wedding.
Various Locations

4001 N. Ravenswood
Chicago, il 60607

539 Bellview Ave
West Chicago, il 60185
Erica & Douglas Rivera
773-505-1577 [Erica]
773-218-9516 [Douglas]