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Perform at Philadelphia Dance Day!

Itching to perform? Come heat up the stage this summer at the Philadelphia Dance Day showcase on Saturday, July 28! This amazing nonprofit community festival brought nearly 600 people out to dance last year. After more than 25 free daytime dance workshops, the event culminates with an evening showcase featuring the most wonderfully eclectic mix of routines performed by […]

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Take It Off: Burlesque Battle!

Funk vs. R&B vs. Metal and more — get hyped for a seriously epic burlesque dance-off this June! Three Philly Dance Fitness student groups will headline this sexy summer throwdown at Franky Bradley’s. The June 23 show includes choreographed student group numbers as well as guest appearances from local pro performers and a few improv dance […]

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Meet the Instructors: Deeksha & Teena

Philly residents Teena Varghese, 27, and Deeksha Seth, 34, have joined forces to bring the high energy and upbeat workout of BollyX to Philly Dance Fitness. By day, Teena works as a lab researcher for an area pharma company and Deeksha juggles completing her PhD in mechanical engineering and raising a 3-month-old baby boy with […]

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Summer Burlesque Performance Series

Come heat up the stage at our brand new student Burlesque Battle! We’re putting together three performance routines for a sexy summer throw down at Franky Bradley’s on Saturday, June 23. If you love dancing in the spotlight, now’s your chance to show off your (s)ass! Timaree, Kyla and Deb will direct the headlining student routines […]

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Breakin’ Into May

We’re breakin’ into spring — literally! We’ve been itching to try a breakdance fitness class for years, so we’re beyond psyched to announce a debut Intro to Breakdancing series this May. On top of this experimental specialty program, we’ve got a few other additions to the more than 40 classes on our weekly schedule, plus bi-monthly […]

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Mashup Mixtape

Get your booty shaking and your muscles quaking in the 2018 revival of our mashup workshop! This dance party is all about fun, creative fusions of popular music. The “mashup” genre involves two or more tracks mixed together to create a unique song. Often, mashups take the lyrics from one song and the instrumentals from another, […]

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POUND Glow Party!

Glow, get low and ignite some serious fire in your muscles at our black light fitness party! Join us for an exhilarating glow-light rock concert where everyone gets to be the star drummer! The Ripstix used for POUND Fitness classes just so happen to light up under black lights, so we’re amping it up at […]

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Meet the Instructor: Ricky Evans

You may have taken hip-hop classes with Ricky “Glytch” Evans at our studios, but did you know that this 32-year-old from South Philly performs regularly and has made numerous appearances on international stages and national television? He’s also pretty smooth on a pair of roller skates! Read on to learn more about how Ricky got into […]

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Student Spotlight: Fighting for Feminism

Joan Heider is a feminist and proud of it! When she isn’t at a Philly Dance Fitness class or managing public relations for a local law firm, Joan is doing what she can to speak out about the importance of the feminist movement. From representing the USA Women’s Hockey Team to attending a Supreme Court […]

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Ballet Boost in Fairmount

We’re amping up our new ballet program in Fairmount with the addition of a Saturday morning Ballet Basics mini-series this February! Join Kayla to stock your “ballet toolbox” with all the fundamentals of ballet: positions, vocabulary, foundational steps, placement, musicality and more. Perfect for absolute beginners or those returning to ballet as adults. On top […]

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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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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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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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