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Experience Dance Life Dance Studio


The Experience

Dance Life Dance Studio brings the ultimate dance experience to the Panama City community. Dance Life is a school of dance.

We focus on bringing fun, ease, and comfort to our students through quality dance instruction in our beautiful state of the art ballroom. Our first-rate services include private dance lessons, group dance classes, social practice parties, and memorable events guaranteed to intrigue beginners and inspire over-achievers.

Whether you are a looking for a new hobby, preparing for an event or hope to take your skills to the next level, Dance Life’s unique approach to personalized dance instruction ensures that your needs and desires are met every step of the way.

It’s not just about learning to dance, it’s about feeling healthier and happier, while expressing yourself and being part of an incredible community.

Anyone can learn to dance, it’s simply a matter of taking the first step!


Services We Offer

 There are many reasons people want to dance. Some want the challenge of learning a new skill, some want to be a part of a community, some have aspirations of dancing like the beautiful dancers they've seen on TV, some want to compete and test themselves against others and some just want to feel alive. Whatever your reason, we welcome you to the Dance Life Family. We can't wait to be a part of your journey. 


Private Dance Lessons

One on One Instruction

Private lessons consist of one student or a couple working with one or two instructors. Our private instruction is tailored to your personal dance goals!

Group Dance Lessons

Join the Movement

Group classes offer a wide variety of dances and topics to better your technique, physical fitness, and understanding of ballroom dance. All levels of students have the opportunity to participate.

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Social Dance Parties / Night Out

A little party never hurt anybody

At our dance parties, we dim the lights, supply the music, and have a fabulous time in a party type atmosphere. Students have the opportunity to dance and meet other students!

Wedding Dance Lessons

Be Prepared for your First Dance

Your wedding will be one of the biggest days of your life. Make it more memorable with your own choreographed dance. Never danced before? Don’t worry. You can learn quickly and easily with one of our qualified instructors.

Zumba Class

Fitness Classes

Get Up & Move

Have fun while you work out! Learn to dance while listening to great music and keeping yourself in the best condition.

Kids Classes

Let’s Do It

Now is the great chance to let your child discover the wonderful world of Ballroom Dancing!Dance is an exciting way for children to develop important social skills that lead to success both at school and throughout their lives.


Dance for PD

Dancing for Hope, Healing and Health

The Dancing for Parkinson’s class is based on the Dance for PD® program developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group.
This class is free for all attendees – including care partners and family. We also welcome “Buddies” to partner with those who would like to attend but need some type of assistance. Classes are open to all ages and all levels of ability – including those with mobility issues and those in wheelchairs.

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Bringing your dreams to life

Please contact our studio at 850-215-4453 to speak with our Venue Specialist. Let us make your next event one you'll never forget.


First class professional instructors. If you are looking for a dance studio with excellent teachers, friendly atmosphere, and a full knowledge of all the dances, this is the place to be. I could not have had a better experience.

Tom Babcok

If you haven’t danced here, you have missed a real treat! This is the “something-for-everyone” place to be! Of the ten-plus dance studios I have frequented, this is my favorite! Awesome instructors!!! You won’t be disappointed!

Beth Thompson Bell

I absolutely love it here!!! The instructors are wonderful and highly trained professionals. This is the premier Dance Studio for North West Florida.

Charlie Allen


Meet the Team

Our Ballroom Dance Studio offers a large variety of dance classes for all skill levels. Our experienced instructors are passionate about helping each dancer achieve their highest potential, while also having as much fun as possible.

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Jay Holmes

Whether you’re looking to learn new moves or work on your existing skills, Jay Holmes will help you reach your goals. As an experienced and professional Advanced Dance Instructor, he has been an integral part of bringing the ultimate dance experience to Panama City.


A special thank you to Bill Fauth for the photographs.


Opening Hours

Come Live The Dance Life

Mon - Fri: 12pm - 9pm
Sat: By Appointment Only 
Sun: By Appointment Only


Take the first step and change your life forever

525 Harrison Ave Panama City, Florida 32401


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