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Chicago Athletic Association Stagg Court

CAA Fitness Class: Roller Dance

FITNESS CLASS: ROLLER DANCE Learn to groove on wheels with Chicago's best roller-skating guru! Next classes: Sunday, April 21st at 10:30am & 12:30pm. Beginner class starts at 10:30am and Intermediate Class starts at 12:30pm.

CAA Fitness Class: Roller Dance
CAA Fitness Class: Roller Dance

Time & Location

Apr 21, 2024, 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Chicago Athletic Association Stagg Court, 12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA

About the event

DETAILS

Join pro skater Myesha McCaskill for a 90-minute class where you'll learn to groove on wheels. Learn foundational skills like stopping, gaining speed, and safe falling techniques along with Myesha’s signature styles, including backwards skating, JB style, spins, and freestyle skate. All levels of experience welcome!

AVAILABLE SKATE SIZES:

Your ticket includes skates that we have available! We have W sizes 5-11 and M sizes 5-15. We do not have children's sizes available at the hotel, though children are welcome to participate if they bring their own skates.

CLASS SCHEDULE:

10:30am – BEGINNER

- All levels welcome

12:30pm – INTERMEDIATE

Myesha McCaskill (currently known as SmoothGoddess) has developed her love of skating and fitness through hard work and dedication for the last 31 years. While displaying her gift and talents in the original Chicago JB Skate Style, roller dance and freestyle skating, Myesha went onto feature in two seasons of THE CHI and was featured in one of the greatest skate documentaries UNITED SKATES DOCUMENTARY.  Myesha was featured in Evolution of Skating Vol. 1. book as a co-author. This book became #1 best seller on Amazon. Myesha was also featured in a Disney Film.

Myesha has, currently, been featured and published in the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Magazine. Chicago Magazine has named  her  the BEST skate guru of Chicago.   Myesha has also been featured as a guest appearance on WGN 9 News, Good Morning America news, Fox32 news  and  the Black Women Expo! She has earned numerous national awards for competing in different national skate events across the country. She is currently sponsored by Riedell Roller and Adidas Original.

Myesha’s motivation and drive to push the Chicago's  and the world skate culture forward through fitness was stemmed from years of adversity to learn, understand, and perfect the Chicago JB Style, roller dance and freestyle skating. Myesha is INSPIRED to share her knowledge with the world!

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