benefits of salsa dancingThe benefits of learning to dance are endless! Regardless if you are interested in learning to dance Salsa, Swing, Tango, Country Two Step, Ballroom or Hip Hop, dancing will enhance your life. From the spiritual to the mental and physical benefits, dancing helps to free one’s spirit and let our best selves shine through. With the release of endorphins while dancing, you will leave the dance floor both happy and alert.


** Did you know that moderate dancing burns 250 to 300 calories an hour?

** During the Depression, dance marathons were popular as a means to forget about daily troubles and to compete for cash prizes. Marathoners danced for hours and days at a time, usually resting only 15 minutes for every hour of dancing.

** Dancing transcends all cultural barriers bringing us closer together through movement and music. Whether you speak the same language or not, the language of dance can connect you to anyone.

With one of our customized dance programs, you too will feel the positive effects of dancing! Here are just a few more of the many exciting perks of knowing how to dance.

*Learn a new hobby

*Gain social confidence

*Develop self-expression

*Improve health

*Add romance

*Meet new people

*Make social contacts

*Relieve stress

*Challenge yourself




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What others have to say about Dance FX Studios…

“If you want to learn how to dance or improve your dancing, this is the place…look no further! Dance FX is an excellent place for people of all age groups to grow as dancers. The programs they have not only teach you how to dance but also provide you an opportunity to interact with others and to develop confidence and have tons of fun. The teachers are excellent and teach very well to help students feel comfortable and learn in a friendly, fun environment. And the dance instruction is exciting and effective. It’s completely changed my level of self-confidence on the dance floor. I loved it!!! Best money I have ever spent!”

-Vamsi Kallepalli


“We came to learn to dance ultimately to spend time together but have found so much more. We looked forward to each lesson with anticipation. It was fun and brought us together more than we ever thought it could. Nicole & Rachel offered us true support in instruction and entertainment during our dance lessons. We would and have recommended this for anyone looking for positive changes in their life.”

-Scott and Jill Friend

“The lovely teachers at Dance FX Studios were able to accomplish what no other person on Earth could.  Thanks to their superior dancing skills and exceptional teaching ability, I have been able to overcome a major obstacle in my life.  The entire staff is very friendly and they made coming to learn an absolute pleasure.  I highly recommend Dance FX to anyone interested in dancing, whether you are a 2 left legged shlub like me or an experienced dancer looking to fine tune you skills…just do it!”

-Jonathan Shahar

“Our goal was to learn something together and become closer as a couple.  We really enjoyed our nights away from the kids and our instructors really made it fun.  We love you all and thanks for all the great times.  You taught us to work together and create something beautiful.  Thanks for everything!”

– Rob and Jen Wisehart

Dance FX Studios is centrally located just off of the 101 highway in Mesa, on the border of Tempe and Chandler. We are proud to provide quality social dance instruction in Salsa, Swing, Tango, Country, Hip Hop, Ballroom and Wedding/ “First Dance” choreography. We cater to residents Valley-wide including Gilbert, Ahwatukee, Scottsdale, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Gold Canyon and Maricopa.