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From Holiday Gatherings, One-off Camps/Workshops/Master Classes to Mini-Sessions and Weekly Classes, DE has variety in store!!  What's more, the studio space is available for hire (subject to availability) for birthday parties, private rehearsals, exercise classes, therapy groups, lectures and more!

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By scrolling down to the appropriate yellow button, clicking through to our Akada Dance Works Program and either setting up, activating or visiting your portal account to request enrolment. You will receive notice via email when processed with request to pay either online or by phone.

We are busy organizing the weekly class schedule...
Please check back later for  workshops & mini sessions.

   Scroll Down for Other "Happenings", like Zumba and Birthday Party Info...

You are always welcome to do a drop-in class!

Call/Text 630 232 1221

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Zumba classes....

Come move to the groove of latin and contempory music.  Beginners welcome! Dance Experience not neccessary! A fun way to be active!


Licensed, experienced instructor!

Julie Bayer 


When:  Fridays 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.

Sundays 10:00 - 11:00 Strictly Strength

Check out Julie's other online classes/info/IG or message her via her Zumba website....


Cost: $10 per lesson ~ punch cards available...Come join the party!

Zumba: online enrolment is not available- please do in person
DancEncounter Birthday Parties

Let DancEncounter host your child's next birthday party!


We offer a variety of birthday party themes e.g.:


Ballerina Princess

Pop Jam Birthday Bash 

Fancy Fairy Party


Parties are typically 90 mins consisting of dress up costumes/tutus and dancing/games for approx 35-40 mins followed by approx. 30-40 mins for cake & present opening. Content times are subject to flexibility based on participation and allows some meet and greet time, as well as 'pick up time'. Preparation and Room clean up not neccessarily included in duration time- however, extra clean up fees could be incurred by rule disobeyance. Birthday parties are available for all ages 3 years plus and for our special needs community! We also work with custom party themes! Subject to Room and Staff availability, which on average is Saturday and Sunday afternoons, also to adherance of health disclosures and waivers.

Pricing Information

Party Package: $195.00 when pre-paid in full for 8 attendees 


                     $25 deposit and $175 day of for 8 attendees  

Packages typically included: Dance instruction, use of costumes, birthday cake, party balloons, studio/room decoration, tiara keepsake for birthday girl. However, during Pandemic times, masks must be worn so party time will include dance party and games and time to open presents and cake to take home.  Party family and guests should sign a health disclosure and waiver to participate.


Guest Count:

8 guests (7 guests + birthday child) are included in the package price.  $10 for each additional guest (Maximum is 10)


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