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I have practiced Chacha for half a year, waltz for 2 hours, and Tango for 2 hours. I am 19 years old, and an international college student. I always like dance. I need to keep fit. And i want to know more about dancing.…
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On Saturday, Catherine Requested
Dance Lessons in Chicago, IL (60613)
I'm looking for a class for my 4yr old son. He's had some ballet (and is currently) in ballet), but I think he'd enjoy something higher energy as well. Our schedule could support 1 or 2 days of lessons, preferably in Chicago. Either group or individual. Thank you.…
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Dance Lessons in Chicago, IL (60644)
Looking for group classes for my fiance and self. We are 51 years old. On Saturdays only. We're interested in salsa, stepping, and line dancing…
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On Sunday, Kenneth Requested
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Classes as a single senior. Classes at least once a week. Looking to get up,get going, get on with life.…
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On Thursday, Consuelo Requested
Dance Lessons in Chicago, IL (60625)
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Past experience . 23. Single. Looking to learn new dances. Once or twice a week…
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