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If you Hustle, Salsa, Ballroom, Hand Dance, or just Love To Dance freestyle, 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 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!

*Note: We use this Meetup Site as only one of our social media sites. The "Attendance" numbers you see for each event do NOT reflect actual attendance at our events as our classes & events happen often and our regular attendees do not RSVP here for each one.

Thank you, hope to see you out!!!


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Authentic Chicago Steppin' lessons are on every TUESDAY 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 the region. All Levels from Absolute Beginners too Advanced. Lead Instructors are certified and from Chicago.

*Beginners are most welcome and no partner is necessary!

2307 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd, Ground Floor
New York, NY[masked]:30-8:00p

Walk-In $15; Packages 3 for $35

*Covid Protocols in effect


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]


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Authentic Chicago Style Steppin' lessons are on in Brooklyn every Thursday!

Originating in Chicago, Steppin’ is a social dance having its roots in Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and the Bop, and is a sophisticated social partner dance usually done to R&B, Soul, Neo-Soul, Jazz, and Funk music.

Cumbe Dance Center/ Restoration Plaza
1368 Fulton Street (in the back)
3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY
$18 in advance/ walk-in
Register at https://cumbedance.org/chicago-style-steppin

Instructors: Devon, Martin

Brought to you by The New York Steppers. the original steppers set of the NYNJ metro region. Instructors are certified.

Questions, contact Martin at (917)[masked]


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Join us for a WOMEN'S WORKSHOP.

For all Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Level Women.

Meet the New York Steppers Team at Ripley-Grier Studios for a full 2 Hour sessions of accelerated pace, focused work on your Steppin' game. You will review and work on your fundamentals, footwork, the start, timing, spacing, and how to follow staple moves, and basic combinations.

For those that are then ready, we will move into more advanced combinations and footwork. This workshop is designed for you to work, so be ready.

Ripley-Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue Room 17C
(& 36th Street)
New York, NY

4:00-6:00p sharp!
$20 ATD

*Steppin' at Londel's follows that evening!

Any questions, contact Martin at (917)[masked]. We hope to see you at the studio.

-New York Steppers


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JOIN US at LONDEL'S SUPPER CLUB for early evening drinks, music, Soul (Chicago-style) Steppin' & Line Dancing. Complimentary beginner's intro lesson 1st hour, open dance and socialize after.

Londel's Supper Club
2620 Frederick Douglass Blvd
Harlem at 140th St
Attire: Casual & classy
$5 cover

*All levels, beginners & non-steppers welcome.
*No partner necessary.

See you there!


STEPPIN' AT LONDEL'S is a program of the New York Steppers, the original Chicago Steppers set of the New York metro region. Lead Instructors are certified to teach the dance.

For private lessons, workshops, presentations and appearances in NY & NJ, please contact Martin at (917)[masked], [masked].

website: chicagostylesteppersnyc.com
FB: https://www.facebook.com/New-York-Chicago-Style-Steppers-160271458117/

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