ADULT DROP-IN CLASSES

All adult classes are drop-in, come when you can!
$15 per class
$10 professional rate

Arrive 10 minutes before class to sign in
Wear your favorite fitted exercise clothing with proper shoes

ADULT SCHEDULE CHANGES WEEKLY
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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

BEG/INT BALLET
Beginning and intermediate level Ballet class for adults. Pattie Obey is a master teacher who is an expert at teaching adults who are new to Ballet while also challenging the intermediate dancer in class.

ADV BALLET
Open advanced Ballet class for the professional and pre-professional dancer. Taught by Mike Gosney, Artistic Director of Elements Ballet. 

PROGRESSING BALLET TECHNIQUE (PBT)®
Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative program taught by Fury Gold and developed by Marie Walton-Mahon, ARAD RAD RTS, that brings Pilates to ballet specific training. Students are encouraged to bring their own stability ball (under 5’ 3”: 55cm, 5’4” over: 65cm, though we have a few balls available for those wishing to try a class. Pump available for inflating).

BEG/INT JAZZ
Beginning and intermediate level Giordano Jazz class for adults. Pattie Obey is a master Giordano Jazz teacher trained by Gus who is an expert at teaching adults who are new to Giordano Jazz while also challenging the intermediate dancer in class.

BEGINNING AND INT/ADV TAP
Matt Pospeshil is an expert Tap Dance technician, and is great at teaching adults new to Tap Dance, as well as challenging advanced Tap Dancers. His style will give you a blend of Traditional Tap Dance mixed with new techniques. Tap students will explore dancing to multiple genres of music, and expand their physical and mental education in a musical way!

MAT PILATES
Pilates Mat class will aid students in achieving balance between their mind and body, while improving posture, strength, stability and flexibility. Hailey Wood loves introducing adults to the benefits of Pilates.

YOGA SCUPLT
Boost metabolism and build lean muscle mass as you move to upbeat tracks! You’ll combine free weights with a vinyasa yoga flow and cardio to intensify each yoga pose while mixing in strength-training moves like squats, lunges and bicep curls. Lauren Giordano Whittington is an expert Yoga Sculpt teacher. Lauren is passionate about always giving her students the best class. 

ADVANCED CONTEMPORARY & JAZZ
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Gus Giordano Dance School, celebrating our 65th season, is located in the Andersonville neighborhood on the north side of Chicago. Andersonville is a lovely, family-friendly neighborhood close to Wrigley Field and 15 minutes from the heart of Chicago. Wonderful shopping and restaurants include Akira, Andersonville Galleria, Big Jones, Bongo Room, Candyality, Calo Ristorante, Francesca's, Foursided, Hopleaf, La Colombe, Lady Gregory's, Little Bad Wolf, Pastoral Artisan Wine & Cheese, Potbelly's, Rinalli's, Scout, Starbucks, Swedish Museum, & many more. Free parking is available on all side streets. We have 4 beautiful studios, a gallery of photos, a spacious reception area with a large screen smart TV, and free wifi. Our largest studio can accommodate 100 dancers, has a small stage, and blackout shades. We have 3 bathrooms, shower stalls, a large dressing room, a dance library and study room.

TRANSPORTATION

AIRPORTS / O’Hare International / 11 miles from GUS & Midway International / 19 miles from GUS
BUS / CTA Bus #22 Bus / Clark & Foster
TRAIN / CTA "L"  Berwyn Red Line Stop
TRAIN / Metra Ravenswood UP-N / 4800 N Ravenswood Ave
DRIVE / Lake Shore Drive Foster Exit I-90/I-94 Foster Exit
PARKING / Free parking on Ashland & all side streets & metered parking on Clark St