We are located inside Music in Motion Studios, on River Road. The full address is 1980 W. River Road, Suite #140, Tucson, AZ 85704 


Music in Motion

Quality Education

We strive for your premier dance education as well as ours. Progressively furthering our skills with famous ballroom dance professionals all around the world so we can bring it directly, to you. 

Special Events

Ballroom, Latin, Country and Swing experiences and events that are not only unique within our community but famous around the world. From Dancing with the Stars and other celebrity stage shows, we step it up a notch and put Tucson on the map of stardom.

Full Service

Come in to our world. We will guide you every step of the way. 

Ballroom Dance Schools

 Dance Lessons in Tucson

There is a place, hidden in Southern Arizona, a place that restores your life’s balance, energizes your mood and calms your mind. A safe haven from today’s hustle and bustle, a place that welcomes you with a warm smile and dancing even hotter than our own weather!

There is no place quite like Ballroom Dance Schools in Tucson and we invite you to be a part of it today and every day.

It’s a dance experience worthy of your time.

Ballroom Dance Schools Website

Good dance education consists primarily of private dance lessons wherein the education is tailored directly to what you want to do, how you want to use your dancing and what kind of dancer you want to be (functional, comfortable, confident or competitive).

Our training will prepare you to achieve anything your heart desires- whether that is dancing with the one you love, socializing with new found friends. exercising in a fun way, going out dancing in Tucson, or striving to be the very best at a world class event.

We are practitioners.

We DO what we teach every, single, day.

Balanced Education

  • Private Lessons 50% 50%
  • Performance/Competitions 20% 20%
  • Social Dancing 20% 20%
  • Group Classes 10% 10%

Tucson Dance Instructors

It all starts with the world’s finest dance teachers. Born and bred of the finest dance instruction in Tucson, your dance professional must meet strict requirements on skills in how to dance, how to teach and, how to ensure your dance experience is safe, fun and memorable. 



Lucas Tanner Aldrich

Lucas Tanner Aldrich

Dance Director


It was in 2005 when Lucas discovered that Ballroom Dance gave him a unique opportunity. In a rare combination of his passions for the arts, medicine and music; Lucas formed new and unseen philosophies on movement and human body mastery.


Lucas Aldrich is a full time dance professional with over a decade of competition and teaching experience. After years in musical theater and show choir he desired to pursue an education in medicine, psychology and the study of the human body in motion.

On top of his many artistic interests, Lucas is known to be a man among men. His sophistication within the ballroom is equally matched by his pure enjoyment of the outdoors. Having spent most of his life a sportsman his adult male students gain confidence in learning that dancing well can be masculine as well as grow you into a gentleman. 

Lucas will lead you on the dance floor and inspire you off. He leads our entire staff in education as well as the team members and students of many other studios across the country.

He is available full time Monday through Saturday 10:30am to 4:30pm as well as Monday, Tuesday and every other Friday until 9pm.

Stacey E. Aldrich (Newman)

Stacey E. Aldrich (Newman)



A Tucson native, she is founder, co-owner and President of Ballroom Dance Schools. Stacey’s life’s passion has always been to educate, teaching dance lessons now and in Tucson for over 10 years.  

A veteran of the entertainment industry, Stacey works with proficient dancers famed by Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance and the world renowned stage show Burn the Floor, to bring Tucson some of the best dance experiences in the world.

2020 Pro/Am Platinum Male Novice World Champion, David Couch, hails from Tucson Arizona. At 73, David proves that his teacher’s (Stacey and Lucas Aldrich) instruction can take anyone of any age and ability and make them a world champion as long as they dedicate themselves fully.

David was able to go from last place to 1st place in only 9 months of training from his Tucson based coaches. He performed with Stacey as his professional partner and obtained a near perfect score in his final performance.

Stacey will make you laugh as much as she makes you think.

Stacey’s students will say that she is very clear, paying close attention to note details specific only to lead and follow roles.

Over the years students complement her skills in building their social dance ability and confidence. Stacey is a joyful instructor that will inspire you to do great things through understanding and true ability.

She is available full time Weekdays, Weeknights and most Weekends. 

Yes, there is a place

A place that preserves quality, maximizes fun and provides an escape. Without a doubt, it all adds up to a remarkable dancing experience capable of taking you where you never thought possible…