The Beginnings of Argentine Tango

Argentine tango has not always been known as an elegant, rich and timeless dance style. Its origins can be found infused within the introduction of a new instrument to Argentina—the German Bandoneon. Similar in physical appearance to an accordion, the Bandoneon inspired dancers to be more sensitive to music and to truly feel a connection […]

Become a Healthier You and JUST DANCE!

Dancing is an incredible form of exercise. Not only does it raise the heart rate but it can also burn just as many calories as walking, swimming or bicycling. But here’s the difference; as opposed to a typical work out, with dance you can do something you enjoy while getting into shape! It’s the best […]

Try Zumba and Dance Your Way Into A Better YOU!

What would be created if you combined all of the greatest parts of Salsa, Merengue, Mambo, Flamenco, Samba, Hip Hop, Belly Dancing and Tango into one incredible dance? Well then, wouldn’t you know it, that’s where the brain child of Zumba dance originated. Zumba is a fast-paced dance style that’s specifically designed not only to […]

Before Your Wedding Consultation at Dance FX Studios…

This is Rachel here, wedding choreographer for Dance FX Studios for almost 7 years. Read these 3 things below that I recommend you do before coming in for your first wedding dance lesson and you’ll be on your way to a fun adventure with your fiance- one that you’ll remember forever! 1. Discuss with your […]

Dance and Become a Loser!

Dance, dance, dance…Lose, lose, lose… Dancing is a great, fun way to lose weight. Lose weight, you ask? Yes, lose weight! Have you ever given thought to the physiological effects that take place as you are stepping, turning, twisting and sliding to your favorite music with your favorite dance buddy? Why would or should you?  You’re […]

What Everyone Wants to Know About Dancing

As an ballroom dance instructor in Phoenix for 16 years now, I have heard and seen it all from my students. At Dance FX Studios, we have taught couples that were on their first date, couples whose marriage counselors have suggested that they learn to dance as a means of saving their marriage and couples […]

Add Romance… Learn to Dance!

Would you like to connect with someone new in a meaningful way that will last? Is your relationship in need of a little sprucing up? Learn to dance and see how the love in your life blossoms! Ballroom dancing for couples at all stages in their relationships is a hobby that gives a whole new […]

Why Men (Think They) HATE To Dance

How many times have we had to drag him out on the dance floor kicking at weddings and holiday parties? Why does he hide in the corner, at the bar or on the patio when the deejay gets going? Guys, you know the answer. I have three basic theories as to why men hate to […]

What HE Needs to Become a Great Dancer…

“He’s too strong!” “He doesn’t give me enough pressure!” “His arms are limp!” “He’s yanking me around!” “Well if he would guide me, I would be HAPPY to follow!”  We’ve heard it all over the years from our followers who are ever so patiently (yeah, right) waiting for the “perfect” leader to sweep her off […]

Ballroom Dancing Melts Away Stress

Wake up the kids, get them ready for the day, drop them off at school, go to work, pick up the kids, make dinner and then pass out. Sound familiar?…Or is this just a sample of one of my days as a mom and business owner? I know I can’t be alone in feeling like […]