Group Dance Classes vs. Private Dancing Lessons at Dance FX Studios

As you already know, we at Dance FX Studios teach Ballroom dancing to adults, both couples and singles, who want gain confidence out on the dance floor at parties and other social events. One of the most common questions that we are asked is “Should I/we start with private dance lessons or group dance classes?” […]

Dance Dance Revelation #1!

While you may have heard of the popular dance video game “Dance Dance Revolution” which keeps you grooving along as you stomp on lit up feet to get to the highest score (a modern twist of the old electronic hand-held game “Simon”), we have some dancing revelAtions that are sure to rock your world! Today’s […]

Zumba Fitness Class Fundraiser at Dance FX Studios

Thank you to everyone who attended Zumba fitness class last Sunday at Dance FX Studios benefiting Valerie Aguinaga in her fight against cancer.  Zumba Jammer’s Suzanne Stemmerman and Frankie Valenzuela joined forces with Melanie Guzman, a Zumba Education Specialist here in Phoenix to hold this special Sunday afternoon Zumba fitness class which raised over $1000 […]

Make an Impression: “First Dance” lessons for Brides and Grooms

Brides and grooms… highlight the best night of your lives with a first dance to remember! You’ve seen the fun and funky first dance routines on youtube, now let us show you how you can shine with a personalized routine that will keep your guests talking long after the night is over. Now, we can […]

Group Dancing Classes: Salsa, Swing, Two Step and More!

As the year comes to an end, get ready for those holiday dance parties and join our last 6 week group dancing classes of the year! Our group dancing classes include Country Swing, Country Two Step, Salsa, Bachata, Ballroom, Argentine Tango and Hip Hop dancing! Did you know that an hour of dancing can burn […]

Dancing to Live Salsa Music: Mark Your Calendars!

Save the date! Saturday, December 3rd to come to Dance FX Studios 10 year anniversary year-end bash! Dance to live Salsa dancing music by XS Latin Band, enjoy great food catered by Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant and watch special dance performances by both professionals and Dance FX students PLUS join our Salsa dance class at our […]

Country Two Step Dance Party: A Success!

Thanks to all who joined us last Saturday night to dancing to live music by the Joe Panther Band! The night was a wonderful success. 🙂 Over 50 people attended our small venue and enjoyed great music, a wonderful meal catered by My Big Fat Greek Restaurant, a Two Step dance class and special performances […]

Swing Dance Variations

What is Swing dancing and how many kinds of Swing dancing are there? Well…here they are! Lindy Hop Balboa Collegiate Shag St. Louis Shag Jitterbug Lindy Charleston Eastern Swing East Coast Swing West Coast Swing Western Swing Boogie-woogie Carolina Shag Imperial Swing Jive Skip Jive Modern Jive Rock and Roll Acrobatic Rock’n’Roll Washington Hand Dancing […]

History of Salsa Dancing

Salsa dancing is one of the most popular social Latin dance styles world-wide!  People from all walks of life enjoy the energy, passion and party-like feel of the dance.  But where did this dance and its music come from? Let’s explore…. “Salsa” is a partner dance form that corresponds to Salsa music.  Musicologists and historians […]

History of Swing Dancing

Various forms of swing dancing emerged from the 1920’s through the 1950’s in African American communitites with the evolution of Jazz music. Charleston and Lindy Hop are two key Swing dances that came from Harlem, New York in the 1920’s. By mixing African cultural dance, various ballroom dances, tap, creativity and the jazz music of the day, Swing […]