Bachata: A Dance of Love

What’s the first thing you want to do after a hard day at work? Dance?! This was the Dominican Republic’s surprising answer. Created by servants, bachata was known as a celebratory dance that would occur after being released from daily duties. Dancers would perform to music that was made by everyday objects that participants could […]

Stand Tall and Dance!

We were always told “sit up straight” by our mothers and teachers all throughout our youth. Yet here we are, all grown up, still having a case of the slouches. It can be hard to break the cycle! Even though it might feel comfortable, incorrect posture can be detrimental to your body. One of the most […]

Dance For The Health Of It!

As we age, there are many things to look forward to; maturation, increased confidence and retirement are just a few. But not often will you look forward to aging itself. In fact, many people spend a good portion of their lives trying to prevent or reverse it. Little did they know that we might be […]

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 […]