1038 Aquidneck Avenue, 2nd Floor, Middletown, RI
Dance: Ballroom, Latin, Country & Swing!

FloorTime Studios

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January 2014 marks the 

10-Year Anniversary

of Aquidneck Island's leading social dance program; which in 2013 became the nucleus of FloorTime Studios.

FloorTime Studios Co-Founders 

Chris & Sara Barker at 

Rhode Island Monthly's 

"Best of RI" party, July 25, 2013.


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Welcome to FloorTime Studios, Rhode Island's combined dance and fitness studio at 1038 Aquidneck Avenue, 2nd Floor, in Middletown, RI.  

We've taken Aquidneck Island's leading social dance program, and added "more ways to move" with a fun-filled fitness program featuring the Ocean State's only destination for SURFSET Fitness, Dance Trance Fitness, Rhody Ripped Small-Group Training Sessions, and Indoor SUP Yoga classes; plus so much more! Once you discover for yourself all that we do here at FloorTime Studios, we know you'll agree this is truly Rhode Island's place Where Dance, Fitness, and FUN Collide!

Breaking-in the new dance floor 

at our Grand Opening Celebration, 

June 30, 2013.

Featuring: Ballroom, Latin, Country, and Swing; 

Group classes, private lessons, dance parties & more!

Our dance program at FloorTime Studios -- celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2014 -- features a packed schedule of weekly dance classes covering ballroom, latin, country, and swing; with beginner and intermediate classes to suit dancers of any level. All ages are welcome, and you don't need a partner to join in the fun! Sara's East Bay Ballroom brought the fun of social dancing to Aquidneck Island, and now forms the nucleus of FloorTime Studios as RI's place where Dance, Fitness and Fun Collide! We were thrilled to move into our 3,000-square-foot studio space during 2013, adding an incredible team of dance instructors and expanding the dance program considerably.

In addition to our beloved group dance classes, we specialize in private dance lessons and wedding dance lessons with any of our three friendly, expert dance instructors. You can arrange small group lessons for 3-6 people, or hosted dance parties at our location or yours. We feature special dance events throughout the year, dance formation teams, dance camps for kids, dance workshops, weekly dance parties, and so much more! Please visit our dance program page for more information.

Your journey into the fun and rewarding world of dance can only begin when you take the first step. Our friendly dance instructors and our warm community of dancers look forward to dancing with you! If you know someone who talks about wanting to dance, or lights up whenever they're in the groove, we know of no better gift than the gift of dance. Not sure which classes or dance styles to try? Simply pop in and say hello, or contact Sara:

Contact: dance@floortimestudios.com / 401-849-5678

Featuring: SURFSET Fitness, Dance Trance Fitness, 

Rhody Ripped Circuit, ZUMBA® Fitness, Indoor SUP Yoga & more!

Our award-winning fitness program ("Best of RI", 2013) has assembled an epic array of refreshingly unique group fitness classes led by our energetic and gifted team of instructors. In fact, 4 of our featured fitness offerings -- SURFSET Fitness, Dance Trance Fitness, and our own original creations Indoor SUP Yoga and Rhody Ripped Small-Group Circuit Training Sessions -- are the only classes of their kind in the state

We are absolutely thrilled to bring SURFSET Fitness to the Ocean State, and we cordially invite our community to experience this exciting new total-body fitness phenomenon. We firmly believe that SURFSET® will become the next big wave in fitness. Surf your way through all 4 SURFSET class types -- Balance, Build, Burn, and Blend -- and watch in amazement as you tone and trim your body; carving that lean surfer's physique while enhancing balance and coordination. Space is limited for SURFSET classes, and advance sign-up is recommended. Watch the video clips below to learn more! 

ZUMBA Instructors Zaida, Stephanie, and Liz bring boundless energy to our ZUMBA Fitness classes, while Larissa will help you unleash your inner dancer with Dance Trance Fitness classes offered 3 times per week. FloorTime Studios Yoga Instructor Annette has developed a truly unique Yoga practice specifically for our surf-inspired boards, and these Indoor SUP Yoga classes are not to be missed! And Rhody Ripped Small-Group Circuit Training delivers a powerful array of ever-changing circuit configurations designed to make you Rhody Ripped to the Core!

Contact:  fitness@floortimestudios.com / 401-633-5626

FloorTime Studios' Summer Social at OceanCliff, July 9, 2013

Please view this trio of video clips to learn more about our SURFSET program!


To encourage your discovery of "more ways to move" within our huge range of dance and fitness classes, we offer convenient multi-class packages that can be used interchangeably toward any of our regular dance and/or fitness classes; with per-session rates as low as $8 per person! Choosing a dance class package or a fitness class package will yield exactly the same result, since both are 100% interchangeable between our fitness and dance programs! So please click here to purchase your preferred multi-class package for either group dance classes or group fitness classes, keeping in mind that it is inconsequential which of the two categories you select. Please do note, however, that all multi-class packages are for 1 person only, and may not be shared.

With any multi-class package, you are free to pick and choose as you see fit between our FUN array of group class offerings; including SURFSET® Balance, SURFSET Build, SURFSET Burn, SURFSET Blend, Yoga, Indoor SUP Yoga, Dance Trance Fitness, ZUMBA® with Zaida, ZUMBA® with Sabrina, Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, Rhumba, Samba, Bachata, Mambo, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Quickstep,Tango, Country 2-Step, Night Club 2-Step, Hustle, etc.! So enjoy an open menu of group class options that will keep you wholly entertained and engaged! Come discover FloorTime Studios, RI's place Where Dance, Fitness, and Fun Collide!

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1038 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, RI 02842

FloorTime Studios

1038 Aquidneck Avenue, 2nd Floor
Middletown, RI  02842

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For dance classes, lessons, 

hall rentals, or special events:


(401) 849 - 5678

For fitness programs:


(401) 633 - 5626

For all other inquiries: