Breaking News about Spotted Fox

Starting TONIGHT, I’ll be teaching FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS at SPOTTED FOX ALE HOUSE in St. Charles(3615 E. Main St./Rte 64, across from Charlestowne Mall) for the next two weekends (3/5, 3/6, 3/12, & 3/13)!!!  Dance Couples AND Lines from 8 pm – midnight with DJ Jim on FRIDAYS & DJ Artie on SATURDAYS!  No cover, just great food, music, and PEOPLE!!  It warms…

Next Up: Couples Lessons!!

You asked for it; you’ve got it!  I received approval from the WHEATON VFW (0N731 Papworth St.) to stay an extra hour after our dances on Sunday afternoons.  I’ll be teaching COUPLES LESSONS from 4:15 – 5:15 on those Sundays with Ray, when he’s in town (which will be more often than you’d expect; he’s retired now!!).  We’ll introduce lead & follow moves in…

Online Intermediate March 2021 Schedule

Good Morning! Thank you again for continuing to dance with me during this shutdown.  It has TOTALLY kept our brains sharp and engaged, hasn’t it?  This new normal isn’t as weird as it used to be; I’m impressed that we’ve adapted so well.  GO US!! I heard people enjoyed the choreographer-themed dance classes in January & February, so…

Live Dancing Is Returning!!

How AWESOME! The world is reopening and we now have some solid venues for dancing in person on the weekends! In addition to the dances I host, Spotted Fox in St. Charles (3615 E. Main St./Rte 64, across from Charlestowne Mall) is open for dancing every Friday and Saturday evening.  Estelle hosts on Fridays, and I’m be there…

Meet My New DJ!

This past summer I visited Hideaway Brew Garden and met country’s newest talent – DJ ATLAS!!  He and I hit it off right away, and we’ll be co-hosting venues more and more as things continue to re-open.  He is debuting country dancing at Brauer Haus in Lombard on Thursdays starting this week, February 4th (it’s on 53 just east…

It’s Not Over Yet…

Although the availability of the covid vaccine has people breathing easier, the lockdown isn’t over yet.  The world is slowly reopening, yet many are still willingly staying home.  Nothing wrong with that, as everyone has different comfort levels.  Although I do go out, I’ve been catching up on my reading and organizing my new place, and binge watching…

My FIRST Love in Dancing

I’ve been dancing since 1998, and I was hooked at my very first lesson.  Of course the choreography and music had me mesmerized, but what I really fell in love with, hard?  The FLOOR. Never had I seen so many silky floors where I felt like I was flying while still on my feet.  I still love it,…

Still Line Dancing in the New Year!

It’s getting close to time to come home.  I’ve been hanging out with my family these last couple of weeks – not gallivanting at different attractions or attending concerts or visiting theme parks; just being home with the cousins.  Everything is closed, just like back home.  I’m still amazed at how life has changed all over.  Although some states…

2020 Is Almost Over, HOORAY!

I’m hunkered down in Orange, CA for a few weeks; how about you?  I’m having trouble with this isolation.  I understand Covid is real; one of my friends almost died from it.  Still, I’m struggling with dealing with the lockdowns. I’m so glad 2020 is almost over!  So I decided to visit with some family for a while, and it…