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Dance Lessons in Greater Phoenix

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There are many reason that people learn to dance. Some people become enthralled with dancing at a very early age, and are inspired by their parents to develop their skills. Grace, agility, exercise, focus, and fun are all good things for children to learn. Adults might want to learn to dance because there's a special occasion to attend, like a wedding, or they've met someone with whom they want to become closer, and enjoy the intimacy and romance inspired by dance. Whatever your reasons, there are dance studios all around the Phoenix area that offer dance classes, in both private instruction and group formats.

1. Arizona Desert Dance Power & Music Center

Location: Mesa
Primary target customer: children
From their web site: "Arizona Desert Dance Power & Music Center has been built on a solid foundation: Family owned & operated with 50 years of dance experience, Professional, qualified staff. Large Rooms - small classes, Floating professional dance floors to reduce fatigue & prevent injuries, Healthy environment - values & standards."

2. Arizona Sunrays

Location: North Central Phoenix
Primary target customer: children
From their web site: "Our dance program is lead by a team of talented professionals: Jennifer Weinberg, a graduate of University of Arizona's award winning dance program and a seasoned professional dancer is Arizona Sunray's program director. Jennifer teaches Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, musical theater, and directs the Mini and Jr/Sr Performing Company." Offers programs including Mommy & Me (2-3 yrs), Pre Dance (3-4 yrs), Creative Movement (4-5 yrs), Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, Lyrical Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre, Pilates.

3. Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Location: Central Phoenix
Primary target customer: adults
From their web site: "...we utilize a comparative style of teaching called the Arthur Murray Method, which enables students to learn the skills needed for dancing (not just steps) in the most efficient way possible. Our goal is to help you get out on the floor dancing as soon as possible."

4. Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Location: Mesa
Primary target customer: youth & adults
From their web site: "We want everyone to get the results they are looking for with a smile on their face, from the most shy new couple to the advanced dancers blazing across the floor."

5. Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Location: Scottsdale
Primary target customer: adults
From their web site: "We are a team of fun, exciting, friendly, caring professionals who love dancing, music and have a passion for providing people with the wonderful world of dancing and all the benefits it adds to everyone's life."

6. Bender Performing Arts

Location: North Central Phoenix
Primary target customer: children and adults
From their web site: "As the former owners of Betty Johnson School of Dance, a Phoenix fixture for more than 31 years, we wanted to offer our customers the wider variety of classes and services they had been clamoring for, for years. In addition to the dance instruction for which we were renown, we expanded our programs in dance and private music instruction and added group music lessons, lyrical dance and musical theatre to our repertoire."

7. Campbell's Dance Studio

Location: Mesa
Primary target customer: children and adults
From their web site: "Campbell's Dance Studio has been teaching children, and adults, to dance for 36 years. The talented staff at Campbell's works hard to make sure each student receives not only the best possible training, but also to build each student's self-esteem, through a positive dance experience. Each teacher has extensive training in the areas he/she teaches. The teachers continue their dance education through Master's Classes and Workshops, which enables them to provide the current trends of dance to their classes."

8. Dance FX Studios

Location: Mesa
Primary target customer: children and adults
From their web site: "we offer Private Lessons, Group Classes and Dance Parties in all of the Social Partner Dances (Salsa, Swing, Tango etc.) plus Adult Jazz, Hip Hop, Stretching, Kids Ballroom and more- all at competitive rates in a pressure- free environment."

9. Empire Dancesport

Location: North Central Scottsd
Primary target customer: adults
From their web site: "We are excited about teaching YOU how to dance! Our instructors are experienced and fun, and will make learning to dance exciting....We make it fun and easy to learn how to dance."

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