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 I  concerns viewing the ANNOUNCEMENTS for ballroom and country dances.
  • This remainder of this page gives you some ballroom, country, and swing dance links for Phoenix, Arizona.
  • The groups are listed in the following ORDER:
    • Section AA lists ‘Aggregation Sites‘, that link to MULTIPLE groups
    • Section BB lists Permanent Dance Studios EAST of Central Ave (the eastern side of Phoenix)
    • Section CC lists Permanent Dance Studios WEST of Central Ave (the western side of Phoenix)
    • Section DD lists ‘Dance GROUPS & Organizations (with no permanent location)
    • Section EE lists ‘Dance INSTRUCTORS & Events (no permanent location) (organized more-or-less by instructors last name)
    • Section FF lists Nightclubs w/Country-Western Dancing
    • Section GG lists some Closed Clubs and Links That No Longer Work
    • Section HH 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:  DanceMM.com
    . . . 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 – DancingInMesa.com
  3. Leon Raper’s Swing Dance Corner, Phoenix:  SwingDance.com/clubs/usaclubs.html#usaaz
    ==== C. PERMANENT STUDIOS – EAST of Central Ave ====
  4. Chandler: Apollo’s Ballroom, ApollosBallroom.com | facebook.com/ApollosBallroom
  5. Chandler: Dance Doctors East, DanceDocs.com | facebook.com/DanceDoctorsLLC
  6. Chandler:  Fred Astaire Studios, FredAstaire.com/chandler | facebook.com/fredastairechandler
  7. Mesa: Arthur Murray Mesa, ArthurMurrayMesa.com
  8. Mesa: Dance FX Studios (Adam and Nicole Dekavallas), DanceFXstudios.com
  9. Phoenix: Academy of Ballroom Dance (Jim & Jenell Maranto), AcademyOfBallroomDance.com | facebook.com/marantoballroom
  10. Phoenix: Alemana Dance, AlemanaDance.com
  11. Phoenix: Arizona Sun Dance, AzSunDanceStudio.com
  12. Phoenix: Arthur Murray, ArthurMurrayPhoenix.com
  13. Phoenix: Dance Starz AZ, DanceStarzAZ.com
  14. Phoenix: Exquisidance Ballroom,   Exquisidance.com
  15. Phoenix: Fatcat Ballroom Dance, FatcatBallroomDance.com
  16. Phoenix: Planet Dance (Laurie Kauffman), LaurieKauffmansPlanetDance.com
  17. Scottsdale: Ambiant Dance, AmbiantDance.com
  18. Scottsdale: Arthur Murray Scottsdale, ArthurMurrayScottsdale.com
  19. Scottsdale: Dance Time Studio (Bridgette Maria, Jaime Rivera), DanceTimeStudio.net | Arizona Salsa network, AzSalsa.net | Phoenix Salsa Meetup Group, meetup.com/salsa-181 | facebook.com/bridgettemariafacebook.com/jaime.rivera.14418101
  20. Scottsdale: Dance Zone, facebook.com/Dance-Zone-113568985386505
  21. Scottsdale: EuroRhythm Dance Studio, EuroRhythm.net
  22. Scottsdale: Imperial Ballroom Dance Center, ImperialBallroomDance.com | facebook.com/ImperialBallroomDanceCenter
  23. Scottsdale: Scottsdale Dancesport (Mick Milligan):  facebook.com/mick.milligan2012 (may have relocated to Tucson)
  24. Tempe: Devil DanceSport, DevilDanceSport.com , the Latin and Ballroom dance sport club at Arizona State University | facebook.com/devil.dancesport
  25. Tempe: Paragon Dance Center, ParagonDance.net | facebook.com/ParagonDance
  26. Tempe: Stars Ballroom, StarsBallroom.net
    ==== D. PERMANENT STUDIOS — WEST of Central Ave ====
  27. Glendale: Fred Astaire Glendale, FredAstaire.com/arrowhead-glendale | facebook.com/fredastairearrowhead
  28. Peoria: Avalon Ballroom, AmbiantDance.com  (same URL as Ambiant Dance studio)
  29. Sun City: Arthur Murray Arrowhead, ArrowheadArthurMurray.com | facebook.com/ArrowheadArthurMurray
  30. Sun City West: Country Western Dance Club, CountryWestern.scwClubs.com
  31. Surprise: Sun City Grand Dance Club:  ScgDanceClub.org
    ==== E. DANCE GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS  (no permanent studio) ====
  32. Desert City Swing: DesertCitySwing.com (Sun night at Arthur Murray Phoenix) | facebook.com/groups/89930035498 (closed group) | facebook.com/groups/48354702377 (closed event group)
  33. Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club  gpsdc.com or   GreaterPhoenixSwingDanceClub.com  (Sun night at Phoenix VFW on E Thomas Rd) | facebook.com/GreaterPhoenixSwingDanceClubfacebook.com/events/1559633047673539 | Phoenix4thOfJuly.com
  34. Phoenix Hustle Club:  PhoenixHustle.blogspot.com  (may be inactive?)
  35. USA Dance, Phoenix Chapter:  PhoenixUsaDance.org
  36. Valley of the Sun Swing Dance Meetup Group,Phoenix:  meetup.com/Valley-of-the-Sun-Swing-Dance-Meetup-Group (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), ArizonaDanceClassic.com
  38. Phoenix Lindy Exchange, PhoenixLindyExchange.com
  39. Mona Brandt, Shall We Dance Phoenix,  ShallWeDancePhoenix.com , also meetup.com/DancingArizona
  40. Michael & Amber Cross, Welcome To The World of West Coast Swing,  WcSwing.biz
  41. Mary Lou Kaye, Learn Social Dancing,  LearnSocialDancing.com
  42. Laina Lee,  East Valley Kickers Meetup Group (Country Dancing, Mesa),  meetup.co/EastValleyKickers
  43. Dwight & Sandi Nelson, Dance Schedule at  crystalwarebelts.com  (domain is “parked” as of 2/13/2017)
  44. Ross Pearce, Make Me A Dancer,  MakeMeAdancer.com
  45. Bob Pendleton,  facebook.com/bobpendletondancefunphx
  46. Wild Bill & Carole Spotts, The Prince & Princess of Pattern Dancing, WildBillCWdance.com
  47.  Maggee Tennessen, Maggee’s Dance Studio /Az Dance Club, AzDanceClub.org (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, WaddellsLonghornCorral.com
  50. Cave Creek-Buffalo Chips, BuffaloChipSaloon.com
  51. Cave Creek: Harold’s Corral, HaroldsCorral.com
  52. Chandler: Bourbon Jacks, BourbonJacksAz.com
  53. Chandler: Tom Ryan’s, facebook.com/TomRyansSaloon
  54. Glendale: Stingers Sports Bar, StingersSportsBar.com
  55. Goodyear: Romans Oasis, yelp.com/biz/romans-oasis-goodyear
  56. Mesa: Denim And Diamonds, DenimAndDiamondsMesaAz.com
  57. Phoenix: Bourbon Jacks, BourbonJacksAz.com
  58. Phoenix: Fatcat Ballroom Dance, FatcatBallroomDance.com (copied from above)
  59. Phoenix: Romans County Line, yelp.com/biz/romans-county-line-phoenix-2
  60. Queen Creek: Nortons Country Corner, facebook.com/NortonsCountryCornerhttps://phxdance.com/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
  61. Scottsdale: Handlebar J’s Nightclub, HandlebarJ.com
  62. List of Closed Clubs and Links That No Longer Work
  63. ColoradoChaCha.com – Youtube Videos & Steps for ‘Colorado Cha Cha’ couples pattern dance.
  64. DanceLiteracy.com – links page for Meridian Manor (Apache Junction) couples dance practice sessions.
  65. Youtube Video from Instructors Rich & Ginna Mitch’s May 2015 Carnival Dance Cruise.  Click Here to view Picasa photo album.
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