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Create a balance of mental & physical activity to help you live a more all around healthy life through dance and fitness so you get results. Giving you enough challenge to hold your interest, so much fun and enjoyment you have to come back, and enough love you choose to stay.


Fran Dewar

Fran has been teaching many forms of dance for over 30 years. She holds 7 national titles and 2 world titles in competitive country team & couple dance. With an extensive fitness background, she holds certifications in Zumba, Personal Training, Group Fitness, Core & functional fitness & Nutrition. Fran is also a NPC runner up (2nd) in Bodybuilding competition. She knows how the body works and teaches you how to dance with proper movement to help prevent injury, help maintain your bone health, develops your coordination, works on maintaining your balance, helps with muscle tone and works on your memory to keep it crisp and sharp, all in a line dance class! So you can be assured to improve your health in a fantastic fun way.

Join the thousands who have discovered Line Dance as a way to exercise, have fun and make friends.


Rachel has previously taught line dance classes for all levels in Tennessee, where she also hosted monthly dance socials and included local and regional dance teachers/classes. Rachel currently enjoys supporting other instructors and is passionate about sharing her line-dance love! She has an appreciation for the devotion that goes into quality instruction and is happy to be a member of Elysium’s team and support our classes and events. Rachel works full time in bereavement ministry and is author of “Start It Up”, a personal memoir. I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with her. She brings a diverse dimension to our team.


Jenni discovered her love for line dancing with Fran and Cindy in 2012. She valued the welcoming environment, sense of community, and commitment to quality instruction they built with their dance program. When Jenni isn’t dancing, she can be found working full time for a national insurance company, where she develops and leads contact center training teams. She is a strong believer in the health benefits of living a balanced life comprised of dance, work, and family. Jenni possesses 30+ years of leadership experience, a spirit of adventure, and excitement to help lead Elysium Dance Designs to new heights.


Connie Chandler is currently a Senior Accountant at Amkor Technology. She earned her Accounting degree from Arizona State University in 2005, but has been in the accounting field for over 35 years. Connie’s first love, however, was dance. She was a member of a dance team back in her high school and early college years. After taking a break to raise a family, she found her way back to dance, her first love, and is now the Chief Financial Officer of Elysium Dance Designs where she is able to combine her two passions in life.


Come to any valley-wide class or call for more information. You decide what level best suits you, but I recommend starting with a beginning class to decide where you are comfortable. It is that simple.

For more information on classes, private functions and social events contact Fran at 480-491-5190.


I was the event director of the Phoenix dance festival that was held the last weekend in April. Look forward to some of our other events to come.


Classes & dances are located throughout the greater Phoenix area. There is a class near you, & offering New Beginner, Beginner, Easy Intermediate and Advanced levels. Information is available for Line Dance, Swing, Competition and more. Weekly dances at convenient locations offer a place to practice what has been learned in class. Check our locations and schedule pages for additional information.