Legacy Dance Association was started with the premise to provide high quality Latin dance instruction to the Chicago community and beyond. 

Founder and Artistic Director Reynaldo Sanchez formed Legacy Dance Association in 2016. After over 11 years in the industry dancing, instructing, and directing, Rey Sanchez has pursued a new venture: opening his very own studio in Chicago's Humboldt Park.

 
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Transit & Parking

Transit: The #70 Division bus stops right in front of our studio at the Kedzie/Division Stop. We are accessible straight from the Blue Line Division Stop.

Parking: Free Parking is available along the park, no permit is required. We do recommend parking on the park as there are higher volumes of individuals and better lighting. 

Address: 3215 W. Division Street, Chicago IL 60651

 

Studio Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7-10PM

Tuesday, Thursday: 6-9PM

Saturday: 10AM-1PM

Sunday: 10AM-6PM

 
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Rey sanchez

Rey is an owner of Legacy Dance Association and Artistic Director of Legacy Dance Company. Rey has been dancing for 11 years, performing for 8. His drive for dance led to the formation of his own dance team and took him to the World Latin Dance Cup. The dance team has since blossomed into 4 teams that perform all over the country, with over 50 dancers strong. Through his passion for dance he learned that he  also loved to teach others as well. Rey began teaching latin dance classes, and will soon celebrate 10 years of teaching! 

 
 
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Taylor Diem

Taylor is a Managing Partner focusing on Business Operations at Legacy Dance Association. Taylor is deeply passionate about adding to the Salsa/Bachata community in Chicago through organizing and growing a dance studio! Taylor graduated from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania where he studied Operations and Behavioral Economics. He currently works as an Operations Specialist developing key data infrastructure for a Logistics Software Startup (FourKites Inc). 

 

 

Maria Torres

Maria is a Co-Artistic Director and Dance Instructor at Legacy Dance Association. Her love for Latin Dance stems from her Puerto Rican roots and connection to Latinx culture. Maria loves to showcase her fierce and bold persona on stage, but also enjoys sharing her goofy and outgoing self with others off the stage. Her passion for dance and psychology led her to pursuing her Masters Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling at Columbia College Chicago, where she studied Laban Movement Analysis. This allowed her to gain a strong understanding of the importance of the mind-body connection.She uses this skill set and approach with her students, aiming to shape well-rounded dancers through the power of movement.

 

Priscilla Perez

Priscilla graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Dance. During that time she trained in various styles including Modern, Ballet, and Improvisation. Priscilla’s love for Latin dance devised at a very young age and since then has trained under Kimberly Rivera, Angel Martinez and Reynaldo Sanchez. Along with being an instructor and Co-directing Legacy Dance Company, Priscilla enjoys volunteering with national organizations whose core mission is to provide youth with an outlet through the arts, to aid in sharing their stories on how violence has affected their lives and communities.