The world of dance is much more than the waltz, rumba, samba and jive. In fact, each of these ballroom dances have deep cultural roots. Here are the stories of some of the typical dances you'll find in the ballroom and their origins.
Origins of Your Favorite Ballroom Dances
4 Steps to Becoming the Dancer You Are Meant to Be
he majority of people who take the chance and sign up for a free first dance lesson at Arthur Murray don’t know exactly what to expect. Some are nervous. Some worry about feeling embarrassed. But almost everyone can’t wait to get out on the floor and give it a whirl.
Dirty Dancing Celebrates 30th Anniversary Since Hitting the Big Screen
It’s almost hard to believe! Is it really possible that it’s been 40 years since we first met Johnny Castle and Baby Houseman and fell in love with them, as they fell for each other, in the 1987 film “Dirty Dancing?”
Feeling Romantic? Why You Should Buy Dance Lessons For Your Partner
When was the last time you and your partner let loose together? If you have an occasion coming up, the gift of dance lessons may be just the thing to rev up the magic. (In many cases, according to some longtime Arthur Murray clients) ballroom dancing can help reignite the spark, as well!
Take Out Quiz: What Wedding Song Should You Dance To?
Summer is one of the most popular times to get married and each weekend an average of 44,230 weddings take place all over the country. If you are one of the lucky getting married this summer, it is safe to say that there are plenty of last minute details to figure out before the big day.
Arthur Murray Will Teach You How to Dance Like Nobody’s Watching
No matter your age or level of experience, dance lessons are a great way to get moving. You shouldn’t feel nervous or intimidated regardless of whether you’re taking up rumba, tango, jive, swing, salsa or any other ballroom dance style. To get you ready, here are some tips for what you should expect from your first class.
Dance for the FUN of it!
Your Days of “Sitting this One Out” are Over!
Ready to Learn to Ballroom Dance? Bring a Great Attitude and Some Questions for Your Instructor
There are few activities more fun to learn than ballroom dancing. And, as odd as it may seem before you’ve gotten anywhere near a dance floor, you are soon going to wonder why it took you so long to sign up for your first lesson!
Do the Hustle! We Can Teach You How!
Disco will never die, and neither will the Hustle. How could it? The 1970s left a permanent imprint on the American pop-culture psyche. Shaggy hair, bell-bottoms, polyester suits and platform shoes are a part of our popular culture that we celebrate and look back on with fondness.
Indulge your Sweet Tooth and then Dance the Guilt Away!
You’ve seen the articles about scientific studies that have shown that dark chocolate has a number of health benefits including: lowering blood pressure, improving heart health, and boosting brain function. But as a reasonable adult, you know that some things are too good to be true.
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