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Joan Oberndorf | September 21st, 2017 | Posted in Community, How To, News, Uncategorized

Finding the studio that fits you best is like finding the perfect pair of dance shoes-it can take a little time and patience, but once you’re successful it feels great! Us Chicagoans have the advantage of being in a large metro area, with lots of choices, but even those in smaller cities should be thoughtful […]

Brenna Glaeser | March 23rd, 2016 | Posted in News, Uncategorized

Photograph by Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.  — Vicki Baum

Claire Bauman | January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Events, News, People, Uncategorized, Wellness

A week ago, I took my first ballet class in roughly seven months. That’s the longest break I’ve taken from ballet with the exception of my Achilles injury and that time I don’t remember when I stopped ballet for a year when I was six. But otherwise, I’ve been continually dancing for the past 16 years and it’s […]

Claire Bauman | January 17th, 2014 | Posted in Argentine Tango, Events, News, Uncategorized

Next month, CDS will be on the road with our ballroom,salsa, and tango shoes. Please call for a fitting appointment in February, or come visit us at the following events! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with CDS at the Chicago Salsa Congress from February 13-16 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare hotel. CDS will continue to bring the […]

Joan Oberndorf | February 3rd, 2013 | Posted in How To, News, Uncategorized

Spotting is an essential skill for every turn you take. Good for you but not very palatable, frustrating, occasionally nausea inducing,  many dancers approach turns with sighs and trepidation.  Turns for most of us are the spinach on the menu of class exercises (and grand allegro is the dessert, am I right?).  Spotting is one […]