Southwest Florida


We love to dance and share our love of dance with others!

Welcome to Southwest Florida USA Dance!

The Southwest Florida Chapter of USA Dance is one of about 150 Chapters nationwide

We pride ourselves on offering affordable dance lessons taught by professional instructors. They are unmatched in dance education expertise and in national and international championship performance skills. With more than five affiliate instructors, we have a good match for you.

We promote dance opportunities for beginner and experienced dancers through:

  • Affordable Group Classes for Newcomers and Beginners (and dancers that want to refine their foundational technique).

  • Dance Parties: Monthly social events where everyone at any skill level can meet and enjoy dancing together. See our calendar section for more information.

  • Formal Dances: Elegant evenings of dinner, live music and dancing. See our calendar section for more information.

  • Workshops: Designed to enhance technique, add a few new steps and learn amalgamations (putting steps together).

  • Showcase: Annual event for dancers to perform and receive feedback from professional instructors and adjudicators.

Check out our upcoming events, plan your month of dance, and get connected to the most exciting dance events and professional instructors and lessons in Southwest Florida.

What's happening


Mark your calendar. We are open all year around with a full slate of offerings. Check the calendar frequently as this is the most up-to-date listing of Southwest Florida’s ballroom dance activities. There is something for you!

Local Resources

Qualified, Professional Instructors

At Southwest Florida USA Dance, we value the skill and expertise of professional instructors. Because we utilize a pool of local professional instructors, when you are ready for private lessons you will have the experience to choose an instructor that best fits your needs and teaching style.

Below are professional instructors and local dance venues that provide private lessons to complement our events and classes.


Aki’s Dance Studio

6240 Metro Plantation Rd, Fort Myers, FL 33966
(239) 275-925

M&N Dance Studio

12450 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33966
(239) 275-8159

Island Ballroom

975 Rabbit Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957
(239) 425-7389

Suzanne’s Dance Fitness

1400 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 3390
(239) 822-9226


Private Instructors

Bruce Akioka
Noelia Guerrero
Martin Cardoso
David Flory
John and Penny Defino
Ron and Patty Regal

We do not recommend nor endorse any particular studio or instructor. Studios, instructors, or other businesses listed are autonomous bodies and do not operate under USA Dance guidance or direction. Information and links are as provided by the organizations or individuals listed. USA Dance is not responsible for errors in information, nor activities or actions of these organizations or their representatives.

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