No Dance Partner? No problem!

August 6, 2019

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,…

Common Beginner Mistakes Everyone Makes on the Ballroom Dance Floor

July 23, 2019

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…

Dance the Stress Away at Arthur Murray

July 16, 2019

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…

Let’s Choose the Perfect Dance Shoes

July 9, 2019

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…

May I Have This Dance, Dad?

June 25, 2019

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…

Ballroom Dancing 101: Leading & Following

June 19, 2019

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…

3 Steps to a Happier You!

June 18, 2019

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…

The Perfect Gift for Father’s Day is One Click Away

June 11, 2019

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…

The Soundtrack of Your Life: Choosing Your Wedding Song

May 29, 2019

Of all the decisions and endless planning that goes in to your wedding, the song you pick for your first wedding dance is a really important decision. That said, it does not have to add stress! The most important tip? Don’t over think, and don’t try too hard. It’s important to relax and yes — have fun! Make…

MORE Reasons Why Ballroom Dance Lessons are Better Than a Gym Membership – Part 2

May 21, 2019

Last week in this blog, we offered two great reasons why learning how to ballroom dance is so much more fun than being a gym rat! As promised, here are a few more reasons to learn to dance today. A class is not always a class “But my gym has lots of classes to choose…