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Archived list of studios and groups, 2/12/2017

Latest list is on the new website at

Some Phoenix Dance Studios and Instructors:
  • This page gives you some ballroom, country, and swing dance links for Phoenix, Arizona.
  • ORGANIZATION:  This page attempts to list dance organizations and contacts in the following ORDER: Section AA is 'Aggregation Sites', Section BB is Permanent Dance Studios, Section CC is 'Dance Groups & Organizations' and Section DD is 'Dance Instructors & Events.  Section EE in the right sidebar lists some choreographed ballroom (aka round dance) instructors.
AA. Aggregation Sites (sites that link to MANY groups)
  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:
  4. Round Dancing Links - List of cuers and classes at  (round dancing is essentially cued ballroom dancing)

    ~~BB. Permanent Dance Studios (with their own building)
    --- Permanent Studios EAST of Central Ave (eastern side of Phoenix):
  5. Chandler: Apollo's Ballroom, , Apollo's Ballroom Facebook Page 
  6. Chandler, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale:  Fred Astaire Studios, (for all 4 valley studios)
  7. Mesa: Arthur Murray Mesa,
  8. Mesa: Dance Doctors East,
  9. Mesa: Dance FX Studios (Adam and Nicole Dekavallas),
  10. Phoenix:Academy of Ballroom Dance (Jim & Jenell Maranto),
  11. Phoenix: Arthur Murray,
  12. Phoenix: Dance Starz AZ,
  13. Phoenix: Exquisidance Ballroom,
  14. Phoenix: Fatcat Ballroom Dance,
  15. Phoenix: Planet Dance (LaurieKauffman),
  16. Scottsdale: Ambiant Dance, , also
  17. Scottsdale: Arthur Murray Scottsdale,
  18. Scottsdale: Dance Time Studio (Bridgette Maria, Jaime Rivera), .  Also Arizona Salsa network: .  Also the Phoenix Salsa Meetup Group:
  19. Scottsdale: EuroRhythm Dance Studio,
  20. Scottsdale:Imperial Ballroom Dance Center, and
  21. Scottsdale: Scottsdale Dancesport (Mick Milligan):
  22. Tempe: Paragon Dance Center,
  23. Tempe: Stars Ballroom,
    Permanent Studios WEST of Central Ave (western side of Phoenix):
  24. Glendale: Fred Astaire Glendale, (for all 4 valley studios)
  25. Peoria: Avalon Ballroom,  (same URL as Ambiant Dance studio)
  26. Sun City: Arthur Murray Arrowhead,
  27. Surprise: Dance Doctors Surprise,

    ---Nightclubs Frequently Used For Lessons:
  28.  Mesa: Denim And Diamonds,
    ~~~CC. Dance Groups & Organization  (no permanent location)
  29. Desert City Swing: (Sun night at Arthur Murray Phoenix) 
  30. Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club or  (Sun night at Phoenix VFW on E Thomas Rd)
  31. Phoenix Hustle Club: .  Also Phoenix Hustle and Disco Dance Meetup Group:
  32. Sun City Grand Dance Club:
  33. USA Dance, Phoenix Chapter:
  34. Valley of the Sun Swing Dance Meetup Group,Phoenix:

    ~~DD. Dance Instructors & Events (no permanent location) (organized more-or-less by instructors last name)
  35. Arizona Dance Classic (Mona Brandt), USWDC Aug. Event),
  36. Mona Brandt - Shall We Dance Phoenix: , also 
  37. Michael & Amber Cross - Welcome To The World of West Coast Swing:
  38. Mary Lou Kaye - Learn Social Dancing:
  39. Laina Lee - Dance Lane:  .  Also East Valley Kickers Meetup Group (Country Dancing, Mesa:
  40. Dwight & Sandi Nelson - Dance Schedule at  (this link may be corrupted; appears to be trying to install malware as of 12/3/2015) 
  41. Ross Pearce - Make Me A Dancer:
  42. Bob Pendleton - Facebook page at
  43. Wild Bill & Carole Spotts - The Prince & Princess of Pattern Dancing:
  44.  Maggee Tennessen - Maggee's Dance Studio /Az Dance Club: (lessons at Buffalo Chips saloon, Cave Creek)
  45. Ryan Yoder - Ballroom, Latin, Swing, and Social Dance Lessons, 480-980-0656 (no web page currently)
    ~~EE. Misc. Events

  46. Youtube Video from Instructors Rich & Ginna Mitch's May 2015 Carnival Dance Cruise.
    Click Here to view Picasa photo album.
    ~~FF. Misc. Links

  47. - links page for Meridian Manor (Apache Junction) couples dance practice sessions.
  48. - Youtube Videos & Steps for 'Colorado Cha Cha' couples pattern dance
Other Info:

Links-That-No-Longer-Work Page   - collection of outdated links.