We’re Back!

So…someone told me that she visited our blog. Wow! That was inspiration for me to get back on here. If anyone is out there…say here! In the meantime, I’m trying to stay positive. After all, I think this business is needed in the community. I just need the community to show up and everything will be all good. We’re here for you. We just need you to show up.

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How’s your weight?

My weight is up. I’m working to get it back down. My weight loss goal is seven pounds within a month. I’ll let you know how it goes. I’m eating much better-fruits and vegetables for the most part. I’m active six days a week with Zumba, Bellydance, and other FunDance Fitness classes. Another summer goal is to tone my arms. The underarm fat has got to go! Keeping my focus on that goal is a little tougher, but I can do it. Pics to come soon. What are your summer health and fitness goals?

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Summer Savings!

Hopefully, you got in on our Summer Special. $129 for unlimited classes* is a great deal. If you haven’t taken advantage of the deal, you still have time. We’d love for you to join us for classes this summer and get back on track with your weight loss goals. It’s not too late to get started or pick up where you left off. We have a wide variety of classes so you’re sure to find something you’d like to try. Check out our schedule and register now at www.fundancefitness.com.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

We’re offering FREE classes next week for your mom! When you and mom attend class together, mom’s class is free. You must pre-register and pay for your class to get ur mom’s class FREE. Space is limited and some restrictions may apply. Offer valid 5/14-5/19.

Make sure you come to our May Dance Party on Sunday, May 20 from 5pm-10pm at The Checkerboard Lounge, 5201 S. Harper Ct. Cost is $10. Purchase your tickets at the studio or at the door.

Get a free ticket to our May Dance Party just by commenting on this post.  Three FREE tickets available. You must come to the studio to pick up your ticket.

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Fun, Fun, Fun!

Hi everyone! We had such a blast at our April Dance Social that we’re doing it again on Sunday, May 20th from 5pm-10pm at the Checkerboard in Hyde Park. Plan to come get your Salsa, Steppin’, and Line Dance on. We are now offering West African Dance class twice per week. If you want to try it, come on Wednesday at 7pm and/or Thursday at 6pm. In fact, we’re having West African Dance three times a week for the next two weeks because our hip hop instructor is on tour and West African in filling in on Mondays 4/23 and 4/30 at 7pm. If you are the first person to comment here that you want those Monday West African classes for free, then you will get them for free. Remember 4/23 and 4/30. See you soon.

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What’s a girl gotta do?

Ok people…whoever reads this…that is. What will it take to get more people in class? Prices are reasonable. Location is easy to get to. There’s street parking. Variety of classes. Great instructors. Friendly staff. What would you do to get people in?

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Happy Monday!

We haven’t seen some of you in quite a while. Take some “me” time and enjoy our wide variety of classes. Prices are affordable and you will see results if you put forth the effort.  If you haven’t had a chance to try our West African dance class on Wednesday at 7pm, you will have three opportunities to try it on Mondays at 7pm on 4/2, 4/23, and 4/30. West African dance will also take place on Wednesdays at 7pm. You can view the rest of our class schedule, register, and pay for classes online at www.fundancefitness.com.
Please join us for our special events this month. Our first book discussion/relationship chat on “Is Marriage for White People?” by Ralph Richard Banks will take place this Saturday, April 7 at 7pm. Facilitator Stephanie Gates will lead the discussion focusing on marriage and romantic relationships. Cost is $5. We will also host a Salsa/Steppin/Line Dance Set on Sunday, April 15 from 5pm-10pm at The New Checkerboard Lounge, 5201 S. Harper Ct, Chicago. Cost is $10.  Our Five Dollar Friday Night Events and Free Class Sampler will return in May.
If you are interested in having FunDance Fitness provide instruction and/or demonstrations at your event, please email us at admin@fundancefitness.com or call us at 773-359-4957.
The first person that responds to this post will get free entry on April 7 to our book discussion/chat.
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Shari Got a Free Bellydance Punch Card!

Just by commenting on our last post, Shari got a free five class bellydance punch card. Remember to visit our blog for special deals you may not find elsewhere. Plus, you can find out about upcoming events, classes, fitness tips, and stuff that’s on our minds. On Sunday, we’re hosting a FREE Y-Me Race Registration Kick Off from 3-6pm. We’re inviting you to join our walk team, An Angel Named Mo-Dee. The walk takes place on Mother’s Day, May 13. Cost to register for the walk is $35.

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Last week was great!

We had a great week last week. People showed up and danced. We are on our way. If you didn’t make it last week, it’s okay. Come this week. We’re here for you. We’re having an Open Mic this Friday from 10pm-1am, so if you have talent that you would like to share, let us know to put you in the line up. We want this to be our best Open Mic! We need you to participate, be audience members and bring your friends. Yesterday, we had an opportunity to do a Zumba Fitness demonstration that was well received. We’re looking forward to establishing working relationships with some of the people we met at the event. Here’s a deal for you. The first one to comment on this post will receive a five class bellydance punch card. If you’re a guy who isn’t interested in bellydance, we’ll let you designate a lady in your life to give it to. Ready! Set! Go!

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How can we get you in class?

We miss you! Come back to us. You need to get moving. I’m working on positivity. The optimist in me says you’re coming because that’s what you tell me. The realist in me says you can show me better than you can tell me. So, get real with yourself. I’m sure you know the health benefits of movement and the risk factors created from a sedentary lifestyle. I know you’re busy. You don’t like to workout. You get home and you can’t even think about leaving back out. You don’t have anyone to watch the kids. You didn’t eat that poorly today. You don’t see the results anyway.  You’re stressed out and just don’t want to be around anyone. Okay. I get it. Now what? You still need to get moving. Carve out some time to come take a class with us. It’s not like working out. We’re having fun. We’re dancing. We’re learning breathing techniques that can help deal with stress. We’re meeting new people. We’re laughing. We’re losing weight. So…tell me. When are you coming?

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