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Best of State 2010-2015 and Best of City Weekly 2015. Read our reviews and join our dance family!

  • 2978 S State Salt Lake City Utah
  • (801) 466-0490
  • (801) 466-0490

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Welcome to DF Dance Studio - We're excited to have you in the family!

Salsa in Utah is part of DF Dance Studio. We have grown from humble beginnings to become Salt Lake City's Ballroom, Salsa, Argentine Tango, Hip Hop and Swing go-to place for learning, competing, and performing. DF Dance Studio was established in 2008 and since the beginning, our top-notch dance instructors have brought quality dance education and experiences to the Salt Lake City area.

Mission & Vission

Our mission is to provide fun social dance experiences for beginner dancers wanting to learn the socially important skill of dancing! Additionally, we get people moving to keep their bodies fit and strong. For more advanced students with dance career aspirations, we are dedicated to providing important performance and competitive experiences coupled with training from the highest quality instructors.

Our vision is to connect, empower and inspire through Latin, Ballroom and Hip Hop Dance, and to grow talent through cutting edge programs challenging the status quo. We believe in vital physical, emotional, social, cultural and community benefits provided by dance and are dedicated to help every student regardless of previous dance experience, age or natural ability to achieve their greatest potential.

Our Salsa & Bachata Instructors

Our outstanding team consists of world class instructors in: Salsa, Ballroom, Argentine Tango, Swing, Cabaret, Bachata, Kizomba, Hip Hop and Break Dancing - we have highlighted our Salsa & Bachata instructors below. For a complete list of all our instructors, see our instructor page here.


Salsa, Bachata, Kids

Julio specializes in Salsa, Bachata and Social Ballroom. He currently competes at the highest level in Salsa and Bachata and is the 2016 king of Bachata in Utah. In 2015 he took first place in the SDSBK (San Diego Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba) international Salsa competition. Julio also has some Ballroom background completing the Bronze Latin Ballroom medals exam and competing in Dance Sport BYU amateur division making it to semi-finals.

Julio Salsa, Bachata, Kids


Salsa, Bachata, Hip Hop

Frida has won 3rd place in the 2015 Las Vegas Salsa On2 Amateur couples division Competition, 1st place in the 2016 Utah Bachata competition, 1st place in the 2015 San Diego Salsa On2 couples division Competition, and is Utah Bachata Queen 2016. She's had extensive training in several multi-cultural styles of dance, including Tahitian, samba, and Argentine tango, and is also certified in Zumba.

Frida Salsa, Bachata, Hip Hop


Salsa, Bachata, Ballroom

Yana began dancing at an early age with the I.C.A.N.D.O. Ballet West program and quickly became an assistant teacher there. She recently won 3rd place in the Utah 2016 Solo Competition. Yana specializes in Salsa, Bachata, Social Ballroom, and teaching wedding couples.

Yana Salsa, Bachata, Ballroom


Salsa, Bachata, Ballroom

Alfonso Salsa, Bachata, Ballroom

Our Dance Studio

We are located in South Salt Lake at 2978 S State Street. Our space boasts over 5,000 square feet with wood floors, modern track and disco lighting,
and professional sound systems in each room. Interested in renting? Check out our rentals page.

In the News

  • DF Dance Studio on
  • Lindsay & Flavio - Fox News Interview
  • Lindsay & Flavio - Fox News Teaser
  • Competitive Ballroom Dance Studio in Salt Lake City - DF Dance Studio
  • Ballroom Rumba performance at DF Dance Studio on Fox 13
  • Dancing Ballroom with Salt Lake Stars at DF Dance Studio!
  • DF Dance Studio teaches Salsa on ABC4 in Utah
  • DF Dance with Big Buddah on Fox News!
  • DF Dance Promotes SalsaFest on Fox 13 Now with Big Budah
  • Snippets from Swing segment on Fox 13 with Big Budah!