Time To Dance

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Time To Dance (TTD) is dedicated to enriching the health and quality of life for adults age 50+ through dance education, outreach and performance.

Time To Dance is a 501(c)3 non-profit dance service organization. It currently offers over 20 classes per month to dancers throughout the North Shore and surrounding communities; as well as reaching a national participant base via Zoom with hybrid and virtual offerings. Cass offerings include ballet, modern, tap, fitness and more.

TTD instructors are trained in safe practices and andragogy of dance, and share a set of values that help guide how we approach our collective work. Additionally, its research-informed teaching strategies are designed to be uniquely effective for aging adults. TTD  prioritizes health as well as joy in the freedom of movement. Students who have danced before as well as those new to dance techniques will grow in their individual abilities while dancing at TTD.

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Dance Classes

Class times and dates may be subject to change - check website for  actual schedule. All times listed are Central. Hybrid classes have both in-person and virtual options available.

Ballet:  Sundays @ 10:30-11:45, Tuesdays @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm

Intermediate Tap: Tuesdays @ 2:40-3:20 pm starting 2/7/23 (In person only)

Pilarre [pē lär]: Wednesdays @ 12:00-1:00 pm starting 2/8/23 (In-person only)

Beginning Tap: Thursdays @ 2:40-3:20 pm starting 2/9/23 (In-person only)

Modern:  Thursdays @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm  

Fitness Dance:  Thursdays @ 9:30 - 10:30 am (Virtual only)

New Classes Added June 2024:

Movement Class with Greg Begley: Mondays @ 12 noon

Basic Beginning Ballet with Lynne Belsky: Tuesdays @ 11:30 a.m.

Pilates Mat Class with Debbie Ehrlich: Wednesdays @ 12:30 p.m. (starting June 12)

Modern Dance Basics with Lisa Gold: Wednesdays @ 1:30 p.m.


Free parking available in lot. Building is handicapped accessible. 

Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary
Tap / Rhythm
Skill Levels
Adult Beginner
Age Levels


Time To Dance

505 Laurel Ave.
Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 512-7176

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