Dance Studios & Groups In Phoenix AZ

PURPOSE Of This Website

  • This website lists ballroom and country dance studios, groups and instructors.
  • It also links to the Yahoo Group, where you can view (or make) dance announcements.


  • Sections A  concerns viewing the ANNOUNCEMENTS for ballroom and country dances (the Yahoo Group).
  • Section B lists other ‘Aggregation Sites‘, that link to MULTIPLE groups
  • Section C lists Permanent Dance Studios EAST of Central Ave (the eastern side of Phoenix)
  • Section D lists Permanent Dance Studios WEST of Central Ave (the western side of Phoenix)
  • Section E lists ‘Dance GROUPS & Organizations (with no permanent location)
  • Section F lists some ‘Individual Dance INSTRUCTORS & Events (no permanent location) (organized more-or-less by instructors last name)
  • Section G lists Nightclubs w/Country-Western Dancing
  • Section H lists some Closed Clubs and Links That No Longer Work
  • Section I lists some Miscellaneous Links.



  • Click Here to view announcements in the ‘PhxDance’ Yahoo Group.
  • Click Here to view the ‘PhxDance’ Yahoo Group’s home page.
    • FYI: Once you are on the Yahoo Groups site, you can use the “Conversations” link at the top {under the left corner of the header image} to view the announcements; or you can use the “About” link to view the home page.

==== B. AGGREGATION SITES (sites that link to MULTIPLE groups) ====

All links worked 2/13/2017, please notify me of errors.
  1. Merrymakers Ballroom Dance Club:
    . . . Merrymakers list of permanent dance studios (pdf format)
    . . . Merrymakers Schedule of all RV park dances (pdf format)
    . . . Merrymakers list of RV park dance locations (pdf format)
  2. Dancing In Mesa –
  3. Leon Raper’s Swing Dance Corner, Phoenix:
    ==== C. PERMANENT STUDIOS – EAST of Central Ave ====
  4. Chandler: Apollo’s Ballroom, |
  5. Chandler: Dance Doctors East, |
  6. Chandler:  Fred Astaire Studios, |
  7. Mesa: Arthur Murray Mesa,
  8. Mesa: Dance FX Studios (Adam and Nicole Dekavallas),
  9. Phoenix: Academy of Ballroom Dance (Jim & Jenell Maranto), |
  10. Phoenix: Alemana Dance,
  11. Phoenix: Arizona Sun Dance,
  12. Phoenix: Arthur Murray,
  13. Phoenix: Dance Starz AZ,
  14. Phoenix: Exquisidance Ballroom,
  15. Phoenix: Fatcat Ballroom Dance,
  16. Phoenix: Planet Dance (Laurie Kauffman),
  17. Scottsdale: Ambiant Dance,
  18. Scottsdale: Arthur Murray Scottsdale,
  19. Scottsdale: Dance Time Studio (Bridgette Maria, Jaime Rivera), | Arizona Salsa network, | Phoenix Salsa Meetup Group, |
  20. Scottsdale: Dance Zone,
  21. Scottsdale: EuroRhythm Dance Studio,
  22. Scottsdale: Imperial Ballroom Dance Center, |
  23. Scottsdale: Scottsdale Dancesport (Mick Milligan): (may have relocated to Tucson)
  24. Tempe: Devil DanceSport, , the Latin and Ballroom dance sport club at Arizona State University |
  25. Tempe: Paragon Dance Center, |
  26. Tempe: Stars Ballroom,
    ==== D. PERMANENT STUDIOS — WEST of Central Ave ====
  27. Glendale: Fred Astaire Glendale, |
  28. Peoria: Avalon Ballroom,  (same URL as Ambiant Dance studio)
  29. Sun City: Arthur Murray Arrowhead, |
  30. Sun City West: Country Western Dance Club,
  31. Surprise: Sun City Grand Dance Club:
    ==== E. DANCE GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS  (no permanent studio) ====
  32. Desert City Swing: (Sun night at Arthur Murray Phoenix) | (closed group) | (closed event group)
  33. Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club or  (Sun night at Phoenix VFW on E Thomas Rd) | |
  34. Phoenix Hustle Club:  (may be inactive?)
  35. USA Dance, Phoenix Chapter:
  36. Valley of the Sun Swing Dance Meetup Group,Phoenix: (some events at Fatcat Ballroom)
    ==== F. INDIV. DANCE INSTRUCTORS & EVENTS (no permanent studio) ===
    . . . . (organized more-or-less by instructors last name)
  37. Arizona Dance Classic (Mona Brandt), USWDC Aug. Event),
  38. Phoenix Lindy Exchange,
  39. Mona Brandt, Shall We Dance Phoenix, , also
  40. Michael & Amber Cross, Welcome To The World of West Coast Swing,
  41. Mary Lou Kaye, Learn Social Dancing,
  42. Laina Lee,  East Valley Kickers Meetup Group (Country Dancing, Mesa),
  43. Dwight & Sandi Nelson, Dance Schedule at  (domain is “parked” as of 2/13/2017)
  44. Ross Pearce, Make Me A Dancer,
  45. Bob Pendleton,
  46. Wild Bill & Carole Spotts, The Prince & Princess of Pattern Dancing,
  47.  Maggee Tennessen, Maggee’s Dance Studio /Az Dance Club, (lessons at Buffalo Chips saloon, Cave Creek)
  48. Ryan Yoder, Ballroom, Latin, Swing, and Social Dance Lessons, 480-980-0656 (no web page currently)
  49. Buckeye: Waddell’s Longhorn Corral,
  50. Cave Creek-Buffalo Chips,
  51. Cave Creek: Harold’s Corral,
  52. Chandler: Bourbon Jacks,
  53. Chandler: Tom Ryan’s,
  54. Glendale: Stingers Sports Bar,
  55. Goodyear: Romans Oasis,
  56. Mesa: Denim And Diamonds,
  57. Phoenix: Bourbon Jacks,
  58. Phoenix: Fatcat Ballroom Dance, (copied from above)
  59. Phoenix: Romans County Line,
  60. Queen Creek: Nortons Country Corner,
  61. Scottsdale: Handlebar J’s Nightclub,
  62. .

  63. List of Closed Clubs and Links That No Longer Work
  64. – Youtube Videos & Steps for ‘Colorado Cha Cha’ couples pattern dance.
  65. – links page for Meridian Manor (Apache Junction) couples dance practice sessions.
  66. Youtube Video from Instructors Rich & Ginna Mitch’s May 2015 Carnival Dance Cruise.  Click Here to view Picasa photo album.
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