Real Men Dance

What’s your excuse for not learning to dance? One of my favorites is real men don’t dance. How crazy is that? In my experience, real men are confident they can be good at anything they choose. Reminds me of a time I was out at the club, dancing with a variety of different women while my buddies mocked me. “What …

Lessons I’ve Learned From The Special Olympics

Starting in 2017, I wanted to make a bigger impact in my management role, something beyond the normal studio activities. I was lucky enough to team up with Special Olympics Washington and, after starting a trial period class which later became an ongoing class, would like to share with you some of the things I’ve learned along the way. THE …

Dancing Really is Fun to Watch

Do you appreciate beautiful dancing? If you’re anything like me, you know that all you need to do so is sit on the couch and watch shows like Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, and World of Dance. And while it’s easy to sit back and admire those dancers, what I find just as exciting to …

5 Ways We Accidentally Sabotage Our Leaders On The Dance Floor

We ladies want the best for our partners on the dance floor. More confidence in him means more fun for us! Here are 5 ways we may be causing more harm than good. Reminding him what the teacher has told him in the past Pay attention to the things your teacher is asking him to think about, but don’t memorize …

Dance It Off!

I learned early in my dance career that you get more energy from dancing than you put into it. Just like a battery, you can recharge yourself in almost any situation. If you’re ever down, sad, mad or just need a pick me up, dancing can be an answer. I was recently thinking about “dance as the answer” while watching …

Meet Your Coach: Bobby Gonzalez!

Roberto “Bobby” Gonzalez has been in love with Arthur Murray since he first walked into a studio in 1981. Starting in a small studio in southern California, Bobby worked his way up and has changed the industry with his knowledge and dance skills. Bobby is currently a member of the Arthur Murray National Dance Board and maintains the dance standard …

Meet Your Coach: Bill Jacobson!

Bill Jacobson – the name resonates with Arthur Murray Staff internationally as he has been with the company for almost 4 decades. Bill is the Franchisee of the Edmonton Arthur Murray Dance School and also sits on the panel of Judges for Arthur Murray International. Bill travels around the world yearly to work with staff and students in bettering their …

So You’re Having a Holiday Party…

It’s always so great to throw something spectacular, especially when you’re getting festive with the seasons right? From personal experience, planning a holiday party can sometimes feel a little overwhelming, but then again in the big picture we’re about to plan something EPIC right? We might as well have a great time doing so. So here are The SIX Things …

So, You’re Going Out Dancing

Tips and Pointers To Survive Your Night Out When we go out dancing (or maybe just visualize it), we all enjoy looking like we belong there, right? To help you blend in and ultimately enjoy yourself, here are a few pointers to consider. Make The Most Of Where You Are I swear by the mantra: “If it’s happening to you, …

Meet Your Coach: Jessica “The Bolt” Holty!

Jessica Holty has been with Arthur Murray Dance Schools for just over 15 years and started in the Southern California region as an instructor after seeing a newspaper ad for Arthur Murray.  She has since grown in her dancing through out the years becoming certified in multiple levels, and then achieving her Master’s and eventually completing her Certified Examiners Test.  …