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We are an independent dance studio on the Northwest side serving Tucson and the surrounding communities. Our staff are extremely knowledgeable in a variety of dance styles including: Ballroom, Country, Latin, Swing and Salsa. We teach from the absolute newcomer to competitive dancers. Private lessons are offered as well as group classes & wedding dance choreography. Youth Classes are available for children 5 ~ 18yo. that include Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, and Hip Hop. Our main dance floor is Tucson’s largest private floating maple floor at 2,520sf as well as a 1,320sf semi-private junior ballroom with a dedicated sound system.

Exercise

There are many benefits related to dancing according to studies, let’s start with the basic, it’s exercise. According to the Mayo Clinic, adults are supposed to get roughly 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week, dance definitely falls into that category. 

Dancing aids in building your core muscles in the abs and back which has the added benefit of a better posture and balance. Some dances are more aerobic than others, but they all have one thing in common, exercise.

 The heart

Not only is dance good for the physical body, it is also beneficial to emotional health as well. Studies show when couples dance together and in close contact, there is a release of oxytocin from the physical touch which creates a feeling of well-being and joy. There is also a benefit to heart health, not just from the exercise that dancing provides but more of the emotional heart.

 The mind

Dancing is good for the brain! The New England Journal of Medicine performed a study with ballroom dancers that were at or above 75 years young had sharper minds than those that didn’t dance and had a reduced risk of dementia. They go on to say this could be from increased blood flow to the brain from the physical exercise, eliminating stress, depression and loneliness from the social aspects of dancing as well as the mental challenges memorizing the dance steps. Self-confidence and self-discipline are also beneficial side effects of being a dancer.

 

We are an independent dance studio on the Northwest side serving Tucson and the surrounding communities. Our staff are extremely knowledgeable in a variety of dance styles including: Ballroom, Country, Latin, Swing and Salsa. We teach from the absolute newcomer to competitive dancers. Private lessons are offered as well as group classes & wedding dance choreography. Youth Classes are available for children 5 ~ 18yo. that include Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, and Hip Hop. Our main dance floor is Tucson’s largest private floating maple floor at 2,520sf as well as a 1,320sf semi-private junior ballroom with a dedicated sound system.

Click here for Group Class Calendar!

Click the link below to check us out in the Natural Awakenings Magazine

Exercise

There are many benefits related to dancing according to studies, let’s start with the basic, it’s exercise. According to the Mayo Clinic, adults are supposed to get roughly 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week, dance definitely falls into that category. 

Dancing aids in building your core muscles in the abs and back which has the added benefit of a better posture and balance. Some dances are more aerobic than others, but they all have one thing in common, exercise.

 The heart

Not only is dance good for the physical body, it is also beneficial to emotional health as well. Studies show when couples dance together and in close contact, there is a release of oxytocin from the physical touch which creates a feeling of well-being and joy. There is also a benefit to heart health, not just from the exercise that dancing provides but more of the emotional heart.

 The mind

Dancing is good for the brain! The New England Journal of Medicine performed a study with ballroom dancers that were at or above 75 years young had sharper minds than those that didn’t dance and had a reduced risk of dementia. They go on to say this could be from increased blood flow to the brain from the physical exercise, eliminating stress, depression and loneliness from the social aspects of dancing as well as the mental challenges memorizing the dance steps. Self-confidence and self-discipline are also beneficial side effects of being a dancer.