BeMoved® with Mari Jo Irbe Barker

Event Type
Event Description

In BeMoved®, teachers are passionate about sharing the joy of dance with people of all movement abilities. We believe that movement expressed through dance and music has a transformative power that enriches a person's wellbeing above and beyond the well-known physical fitness benefits. The Warm-Up infuses breath and movement through choreographed, artistic sequences that activate core strength and balance while improving flexibility and coordination. The Genre section of class uses continuous, engaging dance combinations to inspire anyone from first-time dancers to professionals. Finally, the Cool Down brings your workout full circle, leaving you balanced in mind, body and soul - feeling rejuvenated. For more information, check out

Take the class in-person with a mask in our Studio I (cap of 23 dancers).

Registration closes 1 hour in advance of in-person classes.


Upcoming Genres:

April 7th & 9th: Gospel Pop

April 14th & 16th: Rhythm, Country & Blues

April 21st & 23rd: Roaring 20s

April 28th & 30th: Back Up Singer Moves

Covid-19 Update as of February 28, 2022

While the City of Chicago has lifted the mask mandate, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts continues to require mask-wearing in all public spaces of our building, regardless of vaccination status. This includes the lobby, dressing rooms, restrooms, hallways, and in our studios for classes hosted by the Ruth Page School of Dance.

We will no longer enact vaccine verification for day-to-day operations.

We thank you for your cooperation.

Running Time
1 hour
Dance Styles
Ballroom / Social Dance
Multi-Ability / Physically Integrated


Ruth Page Center for the Arts

1016 N. Dearborn Parkway
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 337-6543