BEGINNER 1 LINE DANCE CLASSES

Entry Level Patterns, No Experience Necessary

Beginner 1 Classes are perfect if you are just starting out. Patterns are basic and easy to memorize.
Cupid Shuffle & Electric Slide are great examples of Beginner 1 dances.

Day:Where:Class Dates:Class Times:No Class:
MondayItasca7/15 – 8/266:30 – 7:45 pm7/22
MondayItasca9/9 – 10/216:30 – 7:45 pm10/14
MondayItasca10/28 – 12/166:30 – 7:45 pm11/11 & 11/25
WednesdayWheaton7/24 – 8/286:30 – 7:45 pm
WednesdayWheaton9/11 – 10/236:30 – 7:45 pm
WednesdayWheaton10/30 – 12/186:30 – 7:45 pm11/27
WednesdayBloomingdale7/31 – 9/47:00 – 8:15 pm
WednesdayBloomingdale9/11 – 10/237:00 – 8:15 pm10/9
WednesdayBloomingdale10/30 – 12/117:00 – 8:15 pm11/27
ThursdayGeneva American LegionWeekly2:45 – 4:00 pm7/4
ThursdayDarien8/1 – 9/56:30 – 7:45 pm
ThursdayDarien9/12 – 10/246:30 – 7:45 pm10/10
ThursdayDarien11/7 – 12/196:30 – 7:45 pm11/28
ThursdayButterfield9/5 – 10/177:00 – 8:15 pm10/10
ThursdayButterfield10/24 – 12/127:00 – 8:15 pm10/31 & 11/28
ThursdayButterfield1/9/20 – 2/13/207:00 – 8:15 pm
ThursdayButterfield3/5/20 – 4/9/207:00 – 8:15 pm
ThursdayButterfield4/16/20 – 5/21/207:00 – 8:15 pm
ThursdayButterfield6/4/20 – 7/15/207:00 – 8:15 pm
ThursdayButterfield6/4/20 – 7/15/207:00 – 8:15 pm7/2
FridayFront Street9/6 – 12/131:00 – 2:15 pm 10/11 & 11/29
FridayWest Chicago9/13 – 10/256:00 – 7:15 pm10/11
FridayWest Chicago11/1 – 12/136:00 – 7:15 pm11/29
SaturdayWarrenville9/14 – 10/2610:00 – 11:15 am10/12
SaturdayWarrenville11/2 – 12/1410:00 – 11:15 am11/30

***NEW CLASS SESSIONS START EVERY 6 WEEKS***

***Classes run about $50/person for a 6 week session depending on residency.
Please click on the location below that you are considering for exact pricing.***

WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD:

Pre-registration is required for Park District classes. When browsing, the dance classes will be listed in the Adult Brochure under Recreation or Continuing Education. I hope to see you in a class soon!

Butterfield Park District (630.968.6400 – butterfieldpd.com)

21W730 Butterfield Rd, Lombard, 60148

Bloomingdale Park District (630.529.3650 – bloomingdaleparks.org)

172 S Circle Ave, Bloomingdale, 60108

Darien Park District (630.968.6400 – darienparks.com)

7301 Fairview Ave, Darien, 60561

Front Street Dance (630.373.2624 – frontstreetdance.com)

26W229 Geneva Rd, Wheaton, 60187

Geneva American Legion (630.232.2171 – genevapost75.org)

22 S 2nd St, Geneva, 60134

Hanover Park Senior Center (630.483.5600 – hanover-township.org)

240 Route 59, Bartlett, 60103

Itasca Park District (630.773.2257 – itascaparkdistrict.com)

350 E Irving Park Rd, Itasca, 60143

On Pointe Dance Academy (630.520.0560 – onpointedanceacad.com)

956 N Neltnor Blvd, West Chicago, 60185

Warrenville Park District (630.393.7279 – warrenvilleparks.org)

3S260 Warren Ave, Warrenville, 60555

West Chicago Park District (630.231.9474 – we-goparks.org)

201 W National St, West Chicago, 60185

Wheaton Park District (630.665.4710 – wheatonparkdistrict.com)

Community Center – 1777 S Blanchard St, Wheaton, 60189 (Wednesday 6:30 pm Line Dance & Thursday Couples Class)
Mary Lubko Center – 208 W. Union Ave, Wheaton, 60187 (Monday & Wednesday 5:30 pm & 7:00 pm Classes)

Wheaton VFW (630.668.8756 – wheatonvfw.org)

0N731 Papworth St, Wheaton, 60187

Experience Beginner 1 Level Dances

“DIRTY DOZEN” LINE DANCES:

The dances below will always be available to you, as they represent The Standards (The Dirty Dozen).
These dances seem to be played regularly at every Chicagoland dance venue.

DanceLevelStep SheetVideo
Baby Likes To Rock ItBeg. 2Step SheetVideo
Boot Scootin’ BoogieBeg. 1Step SheetVideo
County Line Cha ChaBeg. 2Step SheetVideo
Cruisin’Beg. 2Step SheetVideo
Electric SlideBeg. 1Step SheetVideo
Reggae CowboyBeg. 2Step SheetVideo
SkipBeg. 2Step SheetVideo
Slappin’ LeatherBeg. 2Step SheetVideo
ThunderfootBeg. 2Step SheetVideo
Tush PushBeg. 2Step SheetVideo
Waltz Across TexasBeg. 1Step SheetVideo
Watermelon CrawlBeg. 2Step SheetVideo
Fake ID (from the movie, Footloose)Int. 2Step SheetVideo

What People Have Said:

“You are a wonderful dance teacher and make me laugh. I am so thankful I happened upon you and your class. You are the best!” -Cathy B.

“You have opened my world and changed my life in such a profound way Janet. Dancing with you fills my heart with joy. Thanks for sharing your passion with me!” -Meg M.

“I attended last Monday’s class in Wheaton and LOVED it. What a gift you have for making people feel welcome and capable – just what I needed.” -Robyne R.

“Thanks for the great lesson Wednesday night. I look forward to coming every week.” -Terry J.

Last Updated: August 17, 2019