What's Chicago's top dance studio?

What's Chicago's top dance studio?
Photo: Chicago Dance/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on September 11, 2019.

Want to know where to go when it comes to dance in Chicago?

Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned pro, there's no shortage of first-class dance options to sample in and around Chicago.

To find the top dance studios in the area, Hoodline analyzed data from Yelp, Facebook and ClassPass to identify which studios are the most popular. Read on for the results.

(Bonus: You can try them all out if you're a member of ClassPass, a monthly fitness membership that provides access to thousands of different studios, gyms and wellness offerings.)

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Chicago Dance

309 W. Chicago Ave., River North

Photo: Chicago Dance/Yelp

Chicago Dance is Chicago's favorite dance studio by the numbers, with 4.5 stars out of 157 reviews on ClassPass, 4.5 stars out of 74 reviews on Yelp and 4,305 fans on Facebook.

"Chicago Dance offers ballroom and Latin dance lessons," per the business's ClassPass profile. "They teach private lessons and group classes for all kinds of dances, including swing, Argentine tango, nightclub, salsa and waltz. Their space is also available for special events such as weddings, birthdays, and parties."

Check out reviews of the offerings at Chicago Dance on ClassPass here.

Fly Girl Dance & Fitness

5525 N. Milwaukee Ave., Jefferson Park

Fly Girl Dance & Fitness | Photo: ClassPass

Also among Chicago's favorites is Fly Girl Dance & Fitness, with 4.8 stars out of 475 reviews on ClassPass, 4.5 stars out of 20 reviews on Yelp and 9,089 fans on Facebook.

"At Fly Girl Dance & Fitness they are passionate about making working out fun," according to the business's ClassPass profile. 

Learn more about the offerings at Fly Girl Dance & Fitness on ClassPass here.

Windy City Wedding Dance

410 S. Michigan Ave., The Loop

Photo: Daniel N./Yelp

With 4.8 stars out of 19 reviews on ClassPass, five stars out of 90 reviews on Yelp and 1,121 fans on Facebook, Windy City Wedding Dance has garnered plenty of local fans.

"Windy City Wedding Dance has earned their reputation with nothing but 5 Star reviews on TheKnot, Yelp, and Google+," according to the business's profile on ClassPass. "They offer weekly group dance classes. These classes are great for singles or couples who want to dance in a social environment and are looking to learn with other beginners."

See what people are saying about the classes at Windy City Wedding Dance on ClassPass here.

Christine Belpedio's School of Dance

5945 W. Belmont Ave., Belmont Central

Christine Belpedio's School of Dance | Photo: ClassPass

With 2.5 stars out of three reviews on Yelp and 639 fans on Facebook, Christine Belpedio's School of Dance holds its own among the competition.

"Christine Belpedio's School of Dance strives to offer better training to their dancers," per the business's profile on ClassPass. "The entire staff of Christine Belpedio's School of Dance is committed to providing the best possible training for each and every student in a fun, healthy and nurturing environment."

Learn more about the different classes at Christine Belpedio's School of Dance on ClassPass here.

Dynamic Force Dance

2150 S. Canalport Ave., Pilsen

Dynamic Force Dance | Photo: ClassPass

With 3.8 stars out of four reviews on ClassPass, 3.5 stars out of 11 reviews on Yelp and 900 fans on Facebook, Dynamic Force Dance is another popular local pick.

"Dynamic Force Dance strives to make their dancers realize their full potential as active dancers of their communities," states the business's profile on ClassPass. "Their coaching staff is committed to developing individual skills, introducing new and improved choreography as well as introducing concepts of team unity."

Learn more about the classes at Dynamic Force Dance on ClassPass here.

This story was created automatically using ClassPass and other local business data, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.