Posts by andre
Let’s Begin with the Foxtrot
While the professional dance instructors at Arthur Murray teach many different styles of ballroom dance, the Foxtrot is one of the most popular ballroom dances in existence. In fact, a casual conversation with one of our instructors led to this very blog post. He said “I absolutely love the Foxtrot.” Really?? I was fascinated by that, given his expertise…Read More
Summertime Has You Hot and Bothered? It’s Cool on the Dance Floor!
Hey baby, it’s hot out there! From the Northeast to California, and all states in between, we are all feeling the heat this summer. So how do you beat the sweltering temps? Sure, indoor activities are a welcome escape. But there’s more to hanging on the couch and mindlessly passing the time binging on Netflix.…Read More
No Dance Partner? No problem!
Most people think that since ballroom dancing is done with a partner, you need to have one to get started. That’s one of the many myths about ballroom dancing we at Arthur Murray are happy to dispel. The fact is, you don’t need a partner to learn Ballroom dancing or to practice. Believe it or not,…Read More
Common Beginner Mistakes Everyone Makes on the Ballroom Dance Floor
Everyone makes mistakes when they first start ballroom dancing. Or, when they start anything new for that matter. That’s why it’s called practice. But the benefits of ballroom dancing are so worth the hard work! Newsflash: Everyone was a beginner ballroom at one time. Even the most accomplished, impressive, famous award-winning dancers all had a very first dance lesson…Read More
Dance the Stress Away at Arthur Murray
You know dancing is so much fun and it gets you moving! But did you know that ballroom dancing helps with stress and anxiety, too? In fact, the benefits of ballroom dancing are numerous. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) reports that anxiety affects 18 million adults. That’s more than 18 percent of the population and…Read More
Let’s Choose the Perfect Dance Shoes
Many people love shoes and dancing offers so many new and exciting opportunities to acquire more. It’s partly fashion, of course, but there are some very important things to consider first when choosing dance shoes. A pair of quality dance shoes, which have unique and special construction and materials, will help you learn better and…Read More
May I Have This Dance, Dad?
Is your wedding on the horizon? Are you thinking about the special wedding dances everyone will be watching and waiting for? Of course, there’s the first dance between the newly married couple. We can help make sure your first dance is one to remember. Learn more about wedding dance lessons at Arthur Murray. However, beyond the…Read More
Ballroom Dancing 101: Leading & Following
Before we talk about leading and following on the ballroom dance floor, we want to share some fun facts. At least we think they are fun facts. At Arthur Murray, we are in love with dancing and all things dance related. And we want you to be too! Did you know that the term “ballroom…Read More
3 Steps to a Happier You!
You’re a wonderful person just as you are. However, as great as you already are, we all know that bettering yourself improves your quality of life and gives you something to work toward. We all need that. Sure but that’s easier said than done. So where do you start? Sometimes we need some help or…Read More
The Perfect Gift for Father’s Day is One Click Away
Father’s Day is fast approaching. Did you get Dad a gift yet? No worries. This year, Arthur Murray is here to save the day with the perfect gift for Dad. Ballroom dancing lessons are the epitome of happiness, fun and good health all wrapped into one envelope or email! Buy Dad a Gift Certificate for…Read More