D.R.E.A.M ~ Dance Rules Everything Around Me
D.R.E.A.M joined Room To Move as a Resident program in March of 2020 after hosting monthly classes for a good year. Their classes were so popular is was time to expand.. Angellik & Tia of DREAM are two experienced, self taught and versatile instructors. Together they offer Heels & Hip Hop class every Saturday evening. Their class consists of a basic stretch warm up and approximately 1 minute of choreography. Class concludes with recording the class dance. Students build confidence while improving basic Hip Hop and Heel dancing technique. Class runs from 9pm-11pm. Tuition is $10 drop-in.. They accept cash app but prefer exact cash at the door if possible. Students are encouraged to bring ankle supportive heels, knee pads, and water. Additional opportunities are available to consistent students.
Zumba ~ Megan Forbes
Megan joined RTM in July of 2019 with her Sunday afternoon Zumba class. Her class is 3:15-4:15p and is $7 drop in -or- bring a friend and you both get in for $5.
Alex Sanchez brought Bachata to Room To Move in October of 2017. You will find him dancing and instructing Bachata lessons in a wide array of venues and clubs around the south side. But he really wanted to bring his passion for dance into the studio/classroom setting to help inspire new dancers to come and give this exciting style of dance a try. They offer 4 weekly, hour long lessons for $35. If you would like more information or to register give Alex a call at 708-682-1281 or visit their Facebook Group.
Tori Woods Joined our family in October of 2018. She knows being a Mom and trying to remain in shape can sometimes seem a little far fetched! She get it. It feels as if there's not enough hours in the day or life just keeps happening. Especially when you have No sitter, No motivation, or No workout partner. Well…Today that changes! That "NO" will FINALLY become a "YES. Tori, Founder of “Mommy N Me Fitness & Dance” has created a place for Moms just like you and for kids just like yours. Let’s Build our bodies & while Creating a bond with our children. No need to leave them out. Plus it’s a great way to keep our children active which makes for a great nap for later 😊 “Mommy N Me” also Hosts “Mommy Only” Cardio & Dance classes. So Let’s leave the kids at home & let loose. Forget about being MOM for a second and get back to being “JUST YOU”. You deserve it.. So what excuse do you have now? Come join us. Classes begin at $10! (Which Includes 1 mom, 1 child) *Additional options on website* No walk-in’s. Sign Up Online MomNMeFitness.com Email: MomnMeClasses@gmail Phone: 708-971-0996
Karen joined Room To Move in March of 2018. Unfortunately the long time home for her yoga classes, the UUCCPF had a terrible flood. We were happy to open our space to her well established practice until the church is able to get back on its feet. Her classes are held on Mondays & Thursdays from 9:30-11am. They are open to the community. No registrations required. Just show up. Class rates are $10 drop in. Cash and checks are accepted. Another wonderful perk she offers is your 6th class is always FREE. All are welcomed to join in this gentle, loving practice.
Shavon first brought her style of flirty fitness classes to RTM in January of 2018. Her company, Exquisite Fitness uses a combination of music and dance to break through the norms of traditional workout routines allowing each individual to reach their body goals. Shavon is currently offering weekly classes in Chair Dancing and Twerk Body Bootcamp at RTM. Exquisite Fitness classes are also available for Birthday Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Ladies Nights, Private Group/Solo Sessions or simply a fun-thriving workout; Don’t hesitate. Register today! Contact Shavon directly at 630-286-9361 or Exquisite.firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Cat Ballroom ~ Ballroom, Swing, Country & More
Black Cat Ballroom founder and Chicago Heights native, Lynzi joined RTM in February of 2017 teaching private lessons and will begin hosting her monthly Sunday Swing Thing starting in March. Lynzi has been dancing as long as she can remember.Training in various dance genres since age 3 including Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, and Musical Theater. Upon her return to the US after studying Musical Theater at college in England, where she was also a member of Northampton’s Royal Youth Theater, Lynzi found her way to partner dancing and hasn't looked back. Lynzi is an expert in Ballroom, Swing, and Country, teaching and competing in all three disciplines. Currently she competes pro-am on the UCWDC circuit as well as both solo and pro-am in WCS. She enjoys sharing her love of dance and watching her students blossom with the joy they find on the dance floor.
Katie joined Room To Move in September of 2017 with her Yoga For Every Body clas . Katie is a Wellness Coach and Body Therapist providing private, group and corporate Therapeutic Yoga Instruction, Health Coaching, Reiki and a variety of Massage Therapy modalities. Whether you are facing a new or chronic health issue or pain, recovering from an injury, are a new or experienced yogi or are experiencing compromised health due to stress and anxiety, She can support your healing journey or guide you toward deep relaxation.
Sun & Stars ~ Yoga & kickboxing with Kru M and Tiffany
This dynamic husband & wife due joined the RTM family is July of 2016. Originally meeting in Thailand in 2013 M & Tiffany are sharing their love for all things mentally and physically challenging with us here in the Steger area. M has been teaching fitness courses for 5 years, fighting Muay Thai for 10 years, holds a bachelors degree in sports science and is certified in a wide variety of disciplines including kickboxing, pilates, yoga and aerobics. Join them for their kickboxing course here at RTM or one of their many community yoga events around the Steger area. Follow their Outdoor Community Yoga Group here.
Kitten von Purr ~ Resident Burlesque Artist/Workshops
Kitten von Purr, burlesque performer in the Chicago area joined us here in December of 2014. She teaches quarterly burlesque workshops for women of all dance abilities at Room to Move Studio. She has performed at Stage 773 and the Everleigh Social Club in Chicago; and has studied burlesque at Studio L’amour and Vaudezilla in Chicago; and has studied ballet with Barre None Ballet in Steger and Miss Carol Hutchinson in Park Forest. Learn more at www.kittenvonpurr.com.
Joinging RTM in January of 2017, Jenni and Francesca originally formed 2 Starving Artists in the summer of 2014 as two public school art teachers who wanted to throw paint on people partying. With over 20 years of teaching between them, these starving ladies specialize in quarterly themed and private paint parties. Think you can’t paint? Guess again! 2 Starving Artists break down the steps so everyone can paint successfully. We provide all painting materials, including aprons. To book a paint pARTy or learn more go to http://www.2StarvingArtists.bravesites.com.
LuLaRoe Loft ~ Resident Boutique
Amy moved her pop up boutique into the upstairs loft of Room To Move in January of 2017. LuLaRoe is a clothing company carrying sizes XXS-3XL (00-24)! Most known for their leggings, they offer many amazing styles that are made to flatter. There are styles and patterns for ALL shapes, sizes, ages & tastes! Whether your style is colorful & trendy, or more classic & laid back, LuLaRoe has it! With LuLaRoe, there is NO catalog, NO website, NO gimmicks, & NO presentations. Just awesome limited edition clothing presented in a unique & FUN way to shop at your convenince! Most importantly there is NEVER any pressure to buy. Want to see? Contact Amy
The Dani Jo Company ~ For The Love Of Dance!
Joining RTM in April of 2017, The Dani Jo Company specializes in: Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Afro-Caribbean and Gymnastics. All classes prepare students for the stage, as they are a performance company! Company dance classes are taught and choreographed by our director, Dani Jo Williams. Miss Dani Jo is also an instructor at The Joffrey Ballet & Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Gymnastics classes include tumbling and flexibility taught by award-winning, Coach Bria. Our method of teaching is ideal for students ranging from beginner to advanced levels of dance ages 5 and up! Our dancers have performed and opened for celebrity artists such as: T. L. Williams, Aaron Carter, Tstar, Trevor Jackson and more!