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Tips for Gentlemen 4-11-14

        Gabriela Young   4-11-14 Dear Gaby An advice column for dancers Tip of the day: Women love a man who can dance Despite what you may think, dancing is going to sneak up on you in some sort of social situation whether you like it or not, like at a party....

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4-4-14 "The Time Machine"

David Earl Woodbury No 15 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, April 4, 2014 The Time Machine Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, “This is the real me,” and when you have found that...

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4-1-14 Dear Gaby An advice column for dancers Tips from Gaby Okay, I was recently at the airport and noticed that smiling faces where far and few in between. I counted 5 smiling faces in a 45 min period. Then I thought am I smiling? Actually, I wasn’t smiling either! My next thought was they...

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"Back to Weight Watchers Santa Monica" March 28, 2014

No 14 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 28, 2014 “Back to Weight Watchers” One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world — making the most of one’s best.– Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969) American Protestant Minister...

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Dear Gaby, Tips for Ballroom Dancers 3-25-14

Gabriela Young 3-25-14 Dear Gaby An advice column for dancers Tips from Gaby Many people I meet say I can’t dance, I have two left feet, my hips can’t move like that and I am too old to learn the Cha Cha Cha. I think mainly those things you say are self-imposed. To those of...

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"I Am Marketing" 3-21-14

David Earl Woodbury No 13 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 21, 2014 “I AM Marketing” At a recent meeting for the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, the president Laurel Rosen said to us “I am marketing”. We were all talking about what we were doing to promote our businesses and...

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Dear Gaby 3-18-14 Tips for Ballroom Dancers

Gabriela Young 3-18-14 Dear Gaby An advice column for dancers Recently while on one of my hiking trips, I was aware of how difficult getting up a hill was. Now I have done this hike many times, so I thought it shouldn’t be this difficult to do. I wondered what my body was doing wrong....

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The Payoff of Passion 3-14-14

David Earl Woodbury No 12 Changing Lives through Dancing Friday, March 14, 2014 The Payoff of Passion A day dawns, quite like other days; in it, a single hour comes, quite like other hours; but in that day and in that hour the chance of a lifetime faces us. — Maltbie Babcock (1858-1901) American Presbyterian...

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Dear Gaby – Dancing With Our Stars – March 11, 2014

Gabriela Young   Dear Gaby   An advice column for dancers   I wanted to take this time to thank the Staff at St. Monica Parish, for doing such an amazing job with their “DANCING WITH OUR STARS” fundraiser.ss   Friday night 6 staff members and 1 parent accompanied by the Santa Monica Arthur Murray...

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3-7-14 The Arthur Murray Lifestyle

David Earl Woodbury No 11 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 7, 2014 The Arthur Murray Lifestyle! This week we observed Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. How does my Arthur Murray Lifestyle apply to Lent? Well, today I was Team Leader for the 8 AM Mass for ashes, and who...