Summer Camps and Classes at Jo’s Footwork Studio

There are a lot of great camps and classes being offered at Jo’s this summer! Each of their instructors specialize in certain age groups and types of dance so you can be sure that your son or daughter will have a blast while learning dance moves and technique. A tip that not everyone knows about is that they offer a free class so you can check out a class that you are considering for your child! Go to the Jo’s website, scroll to the bottom and fill out the quick form to receive your free trial class! This article is sponsored by Jo’s Footwork Studio, an amazing Kidlist site sponsor.

Jo’s Footwork Studio Summer Camps

1500 Walker Street – 2nd Floor
Western Springs, IL 60558
(708) 246-6878

Jo’s has two camps this summer: Princess Dance Camp, designed for ages 4-9 and Tap Camp for ages 11+.

Princess Camp
Wednesday, July 31 – Friday, August 2
One for ages 4 & 5 and one for ages 6 to 8 with Ms. Zoe (formerly with Disney). An enchanting 3-day dance camp themed around your dancers favorite Princesses! Including “FROZEN.” There will be games, dancing, and stories about a different Princess each day! (And your princess can wear her fav princess dress!!). Plus arts, crafts, & snacks fit for a princess; and a special performance at the end.
Ages 4 & 5: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; Ages 6 – 9: 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Updated! In-Person and Virtual Summer Camps 2020

Tap Camp
Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 8 | 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Ages 11+ (for those currently in a Tap V or higher) – technique, improvisation, clips, trick steps, combinations and more. True tap intensive with various Master Instructors each day – 4 hours/day.

Five Week/Ten Lesson Summer Program

Jo’s is also offering several classes as part of their five week/ten lesson program this summer, Monday June 24th through Tuesday July 30th. The classes are either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Dance with Claire Miller
Twinkle Tot Ballet (age 2)
Twinkle Tap/Ballet Combo (ages 3-4)
Kinder Dance (kindergarten – 1st grade)
Mini Hip Hop (ages 5-6)

Dance for Elementary School-Age Through Junior High
Tap with Sequoia (1st-4th grade)
Junior Jazz with Sequoia (1st-4th grade)
Hip Hop with Chris Zarate (2nd-4th grade)
PomDance with Annie Pinta (2nd-4th grade)
Continuing Ballet with Jackie Farina (4th-6th grade)
Beginning Jazz (5th-7th grade)
Beginning Modern with April Sirokie (5th-7th grade)
Hip Hop I/II with Chris Zarate (5th-7th grade)
Youth Poms (ages 10+)
Junior Poms (ages 12+)

Click here to see the full schedule along with classes for teens and adults. You can also find bios on all of the instructors here: About Jo’s Footwork Studio.

Dance and Cardio Workout for You!

Jo’s isn’t just all about classes for kids, they are also offering two opportunities for you to either learn hip hop or enjoy a core cardio workout.

Updated! In-Person and Virtual Summer Camps 2020

Hip Hop

Hip Hop Heels is a new class being offered this summer for women ages 18+. It’s all the things you love about hip hop with a fun flirty twist in one night.

Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Instructor: Terese Pikula ~ HipHop Extraordinaire and member of FlirtyGirls
The cost is only $25, so invite some friends and unlock your inner Beyonce!

Core Cardio

Core Cardio Workout will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 – 9:00 pm with April Siroke for adults 18+. Strengthen, stretch, and get a great cardio workout through dance movement! This will be a core focused workout and incorporates dance, barre work, and stretching. $130 for a five week/ten class session.

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Annie Tandy
Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist in 2011 so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie, her husband, and their kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

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