Hubbard Street Dance
Inspired by Latin dance fusions, Zumba classes make dance into a coordinated aerobit workout that even goes so far as to incorporate hip hop and belly dancing. Chicago’s best Zumba classes boast a combination of talented dance instructors and fun music that will have any athlete sweating it out and having a blast without stressing over the actual workout.
Chicago’s Hubbard Street Dance company is planning a special full-evening dance program to mark its 35th anniversary this fall.
Come this time during a Chicago winter–when spring isn’t yet close enough to taste and winter is in full swing with its cold temperatures and gusty winds–everyone in the house feels like it’s time to get moving. Here are some classes that will move your muscles beyond what it takes to shift positions on the couch.
Dancers usually perform works by outside choreographers, but at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, company members create dances for each other. The dancers of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Hubbard Street 2 (a training company for six dancers between the ages of 18 and 25) stepped up to the challenge, and the results are on view during the danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, held January 19 to 22 and January 26 to 29 at the Museum of Contemporary Art.