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All-Access Intro Special

Welcome to Philly Dance Fitness – Voted Best of Philly! With 4 convenient locations across Philadelphia, and more than 40 classes a week to choose from, we’ve got your dance fitness needs covered! If you’re new to us, you might not know where to start, so we’ve got an All-Access Intro Special to make it […]

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Take It Off Broadway: A Burlesque Variety Show

Burlesque. Dance. Drag. Debauchery. And, of course, Broadway. If you love any or all of the above, you cannot miss our upcoming “Take It Off Broadway” show! We’ve once again teamed up with renowned local burlesque producer HoneyTree EvilEye (who also happens to be one of our long-standing and amazing instructors!) to present this Broadway-themed collaboration featuring […]

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Broadway Performance Series

Calling all musical theater junkies who love the limelight! We had so much fun co-producing a Broadway-themed burlesque variety show last fall that we’re doing it again this spring. As with the first production, we’re reserving stage time for student routines. This go-round, we’re putting together THREE fabulous numbers, so whether you’re into Tap, Jazz […]

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Dance & Romance Over V-Day Weekend

Flowers, cards, dinner out — those are all well and good, but why not make this Valentine’s Day weekend extra memorable by connecting with your sweetheart on the dance floor at our Ballroom Romance workshop? Join us the afternoon of Sunday, February 11, for partner dance basics, champagne and gourmet desserts before you head out […]

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Dance Into 2018 With Us

Another year of dancing done, another year ahead. As usual, we’re loading up our January schedule with MORE classes, including the addition of Ballet technique at our Fairmount location! In fact, we’re doubling our classes in Fairmount with a new Sunday morning Zumba, Ballet I on Tuesdays and Barre Fit on Wednesdays. We’re also welcoming back […]

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Meet the Instructor: Trina Lyons

Trina Lyons’ journey through dance has taken her, quite literally, around the world and back. After college, she danced as an “Ikette,” traveling on tour with the late Ike Turner. She moved to Philly with her husband and dog, Lil Man, in 2013, where she continues to dedicate her life to dance and fitness. If you’ve […]

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‘Taste’ Our Dance Classes & Some Healthy Bites, Too

Are you ready for a fitness-class cocktail that will get you so pumped you’ll almost forget you’re working out? Satisfy your urge to groove and your appetite at our expanded “Taste of Philly Dance Fitness” workshops coming up in January and February! These jam-packed, team-taught sessions are the perfect opportunity to sample more than eight of […]

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Holiday Sales!

Don’t worry if you missed our Black Friday flash sale, we’ve still got special holiday deals on gift certificates, merchandise and our Unlimited Month Pass in case you still have some shopping to do (or maybe you just need a present for yourself!) Gift Certificate Sale Take advantage of these bonuses with gift certificate purchases all the way until […]

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Dance-tacular Black Friday Deals

It’s that shopping time of year, and we’ve got some special deals to give you extra reasons to dance into the New Year! First up is a spectacular Black Friday flash sale. Head to our online store on Nov. 24 to take advantage of the deepest discounts of the year on Class Cards, Memberships and merchandise. […]

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Win B-I-G in our Winter Bingo Challenge!

  While we recognize that the real meaning behind the holiday season comes from friends, family and loved ones, who doesn’t also love getting presents? So gift yourself a few treats this winter by completing our Holiday Bingo Challenge! As with our past holiday dance-offs, we’re challenging you to get to as many classes as […]

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Get Frisky for the Holidays

Calling all sexy vixens for a special two-hour striptease aerobics masterclass featuring sultry holiday tunes and a wine and chocolate tasting! Join Timaree and Deb for our seventh (!!) annual “Frisky for the Holidays” workshop. Get ready, Santa Baby, ’cause this will be one HOT holiday party! As in past years, the playlist will include a mix […]

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Black Friday Burn Dance Party!

Happy Thanksgiving dancers! We’ll be closed for the holiday but then we’re right back on Black Friday with a special flash sale AND an awesome afternoon “Turkey Burn Dance Party!” So eat some leftovers, get your holiday shopping on and then join us at 3:30 p.m. at our Midtown Village location (1301 Locust St, 2nd […]

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Broadway Burlesque, Divas & More November Events

Get out your calendars because we’ve got tons of awesome events headed your way, including another Frisky Friday, an epic Pop Divas Dance-off and a debut Broadway burlesque show featuring performances from some of our very own students and staff!In between these dance parties, don’t forget to check out the newest classes on our schedule, including Cardio […]

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October Events & Performance Series

We’re rocking into October with a cornucopia of events, from extra-freaky Frisky Friday striptease parties to a brand-new Pop Divas dance-off workshop. And, of course, we’ll celebrate Halloween with more dancing, including a Thriller master class. We’re also super excited to announce that we’ll be co-producing a Broadway-themed burlesque/variety show on Nov. 17, which means we’ve […]

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Thriller Dance Workshop

Halloween’s right around the corner, so it’s time to polish up your Zombie walk! If you’ve always wanted to learn the moves from Michael Jackson’s iconic “Thriller” music video, we’ve got just the workshop for you. Join Trina Lyons to tackle the “Thriller” dance break in this extended Jazz Cardio Fusion master class. MJ makes the […]

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Pop Divas Dance Workshop

It’s about to get diva-licious at Philly Dance Fitness with this epic cardio dance workshop spotlighting your favorite queens of pop. Think: Katy Perry, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Madonna, Beyonce, Niki Minaj, Gaga, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears…you get the idea. They’ve made waves on the pop scene, now we’ll rock out to some of […]

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Fall Into Fitness

Fall means back to school and back to the grind for many people, so we’re working extra hard to give you even more ways to squeeze fitness into your busy schedules. We’re diving into September with six new classes, awesome special events and a new special on our unlimited month pass. By request, we’re also bringing more weekend options […]

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Sweat in Style

Who said you can’t look great while you sweat? Grab one of our shirts or accessories to add some glam to your workout and share the Philly Dance Fitness love. Plus, they’re cute enough to wear out of the studio and off to the rest of your day. Just in for summer 2017, we’ve got […]

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Just Dance: Lady Gaga Cardio Pop

Put on your favorite Gaga get-up and get down in this all-levels workshop! In case you haven’t noticed, a few of our instructors are mildly obsessed with Lady Gaga and her bizarre-but-awesomely catchy pop music. So, in honor of her upcoming tour stops in Philadelphia (September 9 and 10!), we’re putting on a fall encore […]

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A Trifecta of FREE Dance Day Events!

Mark your calendars! The eighth annual Philadelphia Dance Day is coming up on July 29, featuring more than 25 FREE workshops at studios all around the city and a huge $5 evening event with more instructional sessions, a performance showcase and social dancing. Seriously, this is one of the best events in Philly in the summer — the shore can wait for […]

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Meet the Instructor: Beverly Holskin

With fiery red hair styled neatly in a bun and a “uniform” of leotard, matching tights and legwarmers, ballet director Beverly Holskin is hard to miss. In addition to being one of the first instructors on the Philly Dance Fitness team, Beverly is regarded for her passion for teaching, unexpectedly witty demeanor and unrelenting dedication […]

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Student Spotlight: Sharing the Dance Day Love

As a dedicated member of Philly Dance Fitness for over five years, Kirwei Lo has tried everything from tap to Cardio Pop. This year, the 38-year-old marketing consultant is giving back to the community by serving as the volunteer chairwoman for Philadelphia Dance Day, a nonprofit citywide festival coming up on the last Saturday of July. Read […]

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Barre & Bubbles

Plie…Pulse…Pop…Clink! Bring your buns to this barre master class, complete with a little pre-brunch bubbly to reward your hard work! Improve your posture, balance, strength, flexibility and coordination as you push your muscles to the max in this dynamic workshop. We’re combining ballet technique, Pilates, yoga, core conditioning and isometric strength training into one intense, […]

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