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If you Hustle, Salsa, Ballroom, Hand Dance, or just LOVE TO DANCE, you can learn Chicago Steppin'. The home of Steppin' is Chicago, and gained popularity across the nation when R. Kelly released, "Step in the Love" in 2002. It's a partner dance to Soulful Grooves like Classic R&B, Soul, Old-School, Jazz, Neo-Soul, and some Hip Hop.

The New York Steppers is the 1st and original Steppers Set in New York and New Jersey. Lead Instructors are from Chicago, trained, and certified in teaching the dance.

Join us to meet others who enjoy Chicago Style Steppin', love rhythm and soul music, and want to learn. In the process meet new people, enjoy adult interaction, and have fun!

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STEPPIN' ON THE VINE- MARTHA'S VINEYARD

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JOIN Us AUGUST 22-25, 2019 for our 3rd Annual STEPPIN' ON THE VINE- MARTHA'S VINEYARD getaway event! WHO: The NEW YORK STEPPERS, SPECIAL GUEST the master TYKMAN ALI WHAT: Chicago Steppin', Line Dancin', Workshoppin', Comedy Show, Beach Party, African-American Heritage Trail Tour, Fellowshippin', Fun WHERE: The Portuguese American Club (PA Club), 137 Vineyard Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA 02557 and other Venues. ATTIRE: Summer Classy & Casual All Weekend. Bring your swimsuits and beachwear! COST: $75 weekend pass (Advanced w/ Tykman Ali); $65 weekend pass (Beginners); $50 weekend pass (Steppers Set only) SCHEDULE Thursday: - Polar Bear Early Morning 7:30am-- Inkwell Beach *Beach Yoga starts at 8:00am - Meet 'n Greet Stepper’s set - 6pm-9pm; - Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest - 9pm-11 *Presented by HBO (at The Strand Theater, 11 Oak Bluffs Ave, Oak Bluffs, MV) Cost $47-- TICKETS at MARTHASVINYARDCOMEDY.COM Friday: - Polar Bear Early Morning 7:30am-- Inkwell Beach *Beach Yoga starts at 8:00am - Option: African-American Heritage Trail Tour 4.5 hrs (Entire Island)- 1:30p 1.5 hrs (Oak Bluffs Only)- 10am Shorter Walking Tours available http://mvafricanamericanheritagetrail.org/tours/ - Stepper’s Workshop w/ Tykman- 7:00-8:30p - Stepper’s set 8-12:00pm (P.A. Club) Saturday: -Polar Bear Early Morning 7:30am-- Inkwell Beach *Beach Yoga starts at 8:00am -- Option: African-American Heritage Trail Tour 2.5 hrs (Oak Bluffs & Edgardtown)- Saturdays at 1:30p 1.5 (Oak Bluffs only)- Saturdays at 10am Shorter Walking Tours- mvafricanamericanheritagetrail.org/tours/ - Beach Party 12-4p (The Inkwell)- incl. Steppin' & Line Dance - Stepper’s Workshop w/ Tykman - 7-8:30pm - Main Event - 8pm-12:00am (P.A. Club) **Includes Light Buffet Sunday: -Bon Voyage Day Party 1-5pm -- Option: African-American Heritage Trail Tour 4.5 hrs (Entire Island)- 1:30p 1.5 hrs (Oak Bluffs only)- 10am Shorter Walking Tours- mvafricanamericanheritagetrail.org/tours/ Tickets: $50- All Party pass; $65- All Party & Workshop Pass (Beginners) $75- All Party & Workshop Pass (Advanced w/ Tykman Ali) *HBO COMEDY SHOW (Friday)- $47 (purchase at marthasvinyardcomedy.com) *AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE TRAIL TOURS: $75 (Entire Island) $55- (Oak Bluffs and Edgardtown $35- Oak Bluffs Only $25- Walking Tours http://mvafricanamericanheritagetrail.org/tours/ _____________________ ACCOMMODATIONS!!! The Vineyard will fill up and sell out quickly. We can't emphasize this enough! 1) THE ISLAND INN- LIMITED BLOCK of multi-party rooms-- SOLD OUT! Island Inn-[masked] from 9am-5pm M-F. Ask for Alison Meade. "New York Steppers", Code #[masked] 2) OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS/ HOUSES: Go To: VACASA.COM, WENEEDAVACATION.COM SUMMERCAMPHOTEL.COM, HOMEAWAY.COM, VRBO.COM ** Book in Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, or Vineyard Haven (Vineyard Haven is sometimes listed as Tisbury. Do Not book West Tisbury). __________________________________________________________________ TRAVEL: 1. Woods Hole Ferry: (steamshipauthority.com). If you want to bring your car on island, this is the only way to go. You drive to Woods Hole (4 hrs from NY) and either park your car in Woods Hole ($15.00 per night) and take the free shuttle back from the parking lot and walk onto the ferry ($17.00 round trip) OR make a reservation to take your car onto the island ($144.00 round trip). The most popular ferry. 2. Peter Pan Bus: You can catch the Peter Pan bus (peterpanbus.com) which from Port Authority in NYC to Woods Hole ferry. 3. Providence RI Ferry: There is a great ferry from Providence, RI (actually out of a little town called North Kingston called the Fast Ferry (vineyardfastferry.com). You cannot take your car on this one and park dockside for $10 a day. 90 min/ $99 round trip. 4. Plane: Fly into Vineyard Haven or into Boston and take a 2.5 hour drive.

CHICAGO STEPPIN' LESSONS- HARLEM MONDAYS

Go Hard Dance Studio

Authentic Chicago Steppin' lessons are on in HARLEM starting Monday AUGUST 5TH and every MONDAY at GO HARD DANCE STUDIO. Come out and see what this smooth, soulful, sexy mature dance form is all about. It doesn't take long to learn and improve your skill while enjoying the best in rhythm and soul music. The Best Instruction in New York. All Levels from Absolute Beginners too Advanced. Lead Instructors are certified and from Chicago. *Beginners are most welcome and no partner is necessary. GO HARD DANCE STUDIO 2307 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd, Ground Floor New York, NY 10030 *Every Monday 6:30-8:00p Intro Rate: $12; Intro Packages 3 for $25 ____________________________________________________________________________________ The NEW YORK STEPPERS is the original Chicago Steppers Set of NY, NJ, and New England, teaching since 2007. If you have questions, would like to do a private workshop or individual lessons, contact Marty at[masked]

CHICAGO STEPPIN' LESSONS- BROOKLYN

RestorationART/ Restoration Plaza

Chicago Style Steppin' lessons are back in Brooklyn every Thursday at the newly renovated Cumbe Dance Center at Restoration Plaza. Come take a look at the new studio, sign up for classes to learn and improve your skill at this brilliant African-American partner dance form done to the best in rhythm and soul music. All Levels of instruction, lead instructors are from Chicago and certified. Beginners are most welcome and no partner is necessary. RestorationART/ Cumbe Dance Center 247 Herkimer Street (& New York Ave) Brooklyn, NY 11216 (A/C to Nostrand) 6:45-8:15pm sharp Walk-in cost- $16; discount packages available The NY Steppers is the original Chicago Steppers Set of the NYNJ metro region, growing the dance since 2007. If you have questions, would like to do a private workshop or individual lessons, contact Marty at[masked]. Join our FB page- https://www.facebook.com/New-York-Chicago-Style-Steppers-160271458117/

CHICAGO STEPPIN & LINE DANCING AT LONDEL'S

Londel's Supper Club

Meet Us Uptown at Londel’s Supper Club every Month for the New York Steppers Set. Enjoy early evening speciality drinks, the fantastic classic soul food menu, dancing, great music, folks, and fun. *Free Beginner Steppin’ lesson first 1 hour. Line Dancing lessons, just follow along with Maisha T. * Beginners are welcome and no partner necessary! Londel's Supper Club 2620 Frederick Douglass Blvd (at 145th St) Harlem, NY- B, C to 145th St. 7:00-11:00pm Cover: $5 Bring a friend and we'll see you there! *The New York Steppers is the original Chicago Steppers set of the metro region. Lead Instructors are from Chicago and certified. Beginners welcome. Join our FB page HERE (https://www.facebook.com/New-York-Chicago-Style-Steppers-160271458117/). For your own private lessons or workshops, hit Martin at (917)[masked]

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