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I. THE YAHOO GROUP

  • 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.

II. ORGANIZATION of this page:

  • 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.

III. LIST OF GROUPS, STUDIOS, AND INSTRUCTORS:

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

  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
  4. Round Dancing Links – List of cuers and classes at gphurd.com/flyers/mesacuers.pdf  (round dancing is essentially cued ballroom dancing)
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    ==== BB. PERMANENT STUDIOS – EAST of Central Ave ====
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  5. Chandler: Apollo’s Ballroom, ApollosBallroom.com , Apollo’s Ballroom Facebook Page
  6. Chandler, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale:  Fred Astaire Studios, FredAstaireAz.com (for all 4 valley studios)
  7. Mesa: Arthur Murray Mesa,  ArthurMurrayMesa.com
  8. Mesa: Dance Doctors East,  DanceDocs.com
  9. Mesa: Dance FX Studios (Adam and Nicole Dekavallas),  DanceFXstudios.com
  10. Phoenix: Academy of Ballroom Dance (Jim & Jenell Maranto), MarantoBallroom.com
  11. Phoenix: Alemana Dance, AlemanaDance.com
  12. Phoenix: Arizona Sun Dance, AzSunDanceStudio.com
  13. Phoenix: Arthur Murray,  ArthurMurrayPhoenix.com
  14. Phoenix: Dance Starz AZ, DanceStarzAZ.com
  15. Phoenix: Exquisidance Ballroom,   Exquisidance.com
  16. Phoenix: Fatcat Ballroom Dance, FatcatBallroomDance.com
  17. Phoenix: Planet Dance (Laurie Kauffman), LaurieKauffmansPlanetDance.com
  18. Scottsdale: Ambiant Dance, AmbiantDance.com , also GaineyDance.com
  19. Scottsdale: Arthur Murray Scottsdale,  ArthurMurrayScottsdale.com
  20. Scottsdale: Dance Time Studio (Bridgette Maria, Jaime Rivera),  DanceTimeStudio.net .  Also Arizona Salsa network: AzSalsa.net .  Also the Phoenix Salsa Meetup Group: meetup.com/salsa-181
  21. Scottsdale: Dance Zone, facebook.com/Dance-Zone-113568985386505
  22. Scottsdale: EuroRhythm Dance Studio, EuroRhythm.net
  23. Scottsdale: Imperial Ballroom Dance Center, ImperialBallroomDance.com and ScottsdaleBallroomDanceStudio.com
  24. Scottsdale: Scottsdale Dancesport (Mick Milligan):  DancingInScottsdale.com
  25. Tempe: Devil DanceSport, DevilDanceSport.com , the Latin and Ballroom dance sport club at Arizona State University
  26. Tempe: Paragon Dance Center, ParagonDance.net
  27. Tempe: Stars Ballroom,  StarsBallroom.net
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    ~~~~ CC. PERMANENT STUDIOS
     — WEST of Central Ave ~~~~
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  28. Glendale: Fred Astaire Glendale, FredAstaireAz.com (for all 4 valley studios)
  29. Peoria: Avalon Ballroom,  AmbiantDance.com  (same URL as Ambiant Dance studio)
  30. Sun City: Arthur Murray Arrowhead,  ArrowheadArthurMurray.com
  31. Surprise: Dance Doctors Surprise,  DanceDocs.com
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    ~~~~ DD. DANCE GROUPS & ORGANIZATIONS  (no permanent location)~~~~
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  32. Desert City Swing: DesertCitySwing.com (Sun night at Arthur Murray Phoenix)
  33. Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club  gpsdc.com or   GreaterPhoenixSwingDanceClub.com  (Sun night at Phoenix VFW on E Thomas Rd)
  34. Phoenix Hustle Club:  PhoenixHustle.blogspot.com .  Also Phoenix Hustle and Disco Dance Meetup Group:  meetup.com/phoenix-hustle
  35. Sun City Grand Dance Club:  ScgDanceClub.org
  36. USA Dance, Phoenix Chapter:  PhoenixUsaDance.org
  37. Valley of the Sun Swing Dance Meetup Group,Phoenix:  meetup.com/Valley-of-the-Sun-Swing-Dance-Meetup-Group
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    ~~~~ EE. DANCE INSTRUCTORS & EVENTS (no permanent location) (organized more-or-less by instructors last name)~~~~
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  38. Arizona Dance Classic (Mona Brandt), USWDC Aug. Event),  ArizonaDanceClassic.com
  39. Phoenix Lindy Exchange, PhoenixLindyExchange.com
  40. Mona Brandt – Shall We Dance Phoenix:  ShallWeDancePhoenix.com , also meetup.com/DancingArizona
  41. Michael & Amber Cross – Welcome To The World of West Coast Swing:  WcSwing.biz
  42. Mary Lou Kaye – Learn Social Dancing:  LearnSocialDancing.com
  43. Laina Lee – Dance Lane: DanceLane.com  .  Also East Valley Kickers Meetup Group (Country Dancing, Mesa:  meetup.co/EastValleyKickers
  44. Dwight & Sandi Nelson – Dance Schedule at  crystalwarebelts.com/NewsPage.htm  (this link may be corrupted; appears to be trying to install malware as of 12/3/2015)
  45. Ross Pearce – Make Me A Dancer:  MakeMeAdancer.com
  46. Bob Pendleton – Facebook page at    facebook.com/bobpendletondancefunphx
  47. Wild Bill & Carole Spotts – The Prince & Princess of Pattern Dancing: WildBillCWdance.com
  48.  Maggee Tennessen – Maggee’s Dance Studio /Az Dance Club: AzDanceClub.org (lessons at Buffalo Chips saloon, Cave Creek)
  49. Ryan Yoder – Ballroom, Latin, Swing, and Social Dance Lessons, 480-980-0656 (no web page currently)
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    ~~~~ FF. NIGHTCLUBS W/COUNTRY-WESTERN DANCING ~~~~
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  50. Buckeye: Waddell’s Longhorn Corral, WaddellsLonghornCorral.com
  51. Cave Creek-Buffalo Chips, BuffaloChipSaloon.com
  52. Cave Creek: Harold’s Corral, HaroldsCorral.com
  53. Chandler: Bourbon Jacks, BourbonJacksAz.com
  54. Chandler: Tom Ryan’s, facebook.com/TomRyansSaloon
  55. Glendale: Stingers Sports Bar, StingersSportsBar.co
  56. Goodyear: Romans Oasis, yelp.com/biz/romans-oasis-goodyear
  57. Mesa: Denim And Diamonds,  DenimAndDiamondsMesaAz.com
  58. Phoenix: Bourbon Jacks, BourbonJacksAz.com
  59. Phoenix: Fatcat Ballroom Dance, FatcatBallroomDance.com (copied from above)
  60. Phoenix: Romans County Line, yelp.com/biz/romans-county-line-phoenix-2
  61. Queen Creek: Nortons Country Corner, facebook.com/NortonsCountryCorner
  62. Scottsdale: Handlebar J’s Nightclub, HandlebarJ.com
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    ..~~~~ GG. CLOSED CLUBS/OUTDATED LINKS ~~~~
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  63. List of Closed Clubs and Links That No Longer Work
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    ~~~~ HH. MISCELLANEOUS LINKS ~~~~
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  64. Youtube Video from Instructors Rich & Ginna Mitch’s May 2015 Carnival Dance Cruise.  Click Here to view Picasa photo album.
  65. DanceLiteracy.com – links page for Meridian Manor (Apache Junction) couples dance practice sessions.
  66.  ColoradoChaCha.com – Youtube Videos & Steps for ‘Colorado Cha Cha’ couples pattern dance.