“To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive”
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“To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive”

Week 17 4-22-22  “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive” Changing Lives through Dancing by David Woodbury                                        Arthur Murray Santa Monica “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.” – Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) Scottish Novelist   When covid arrived and...

“…gain strength, courage, and confidence…”
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“…gain strength, courage, and confidence…”

Week 12 3-18-22  “…gain strength, courage, and confidence…” Changing Lives through Dancing by David Woodbury   “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” – Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962) the longest serving First Lady of the United States   How many times have...

“Love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe”
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“Love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe”

Week 10 3-4-22  “Love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe” Changing Lives through Dancing by David Woodbury “We cheerfully assume that in some mystic way love conquers all, that good outweighs evil in the just balances of the universe and that at the eleventh hour something gloriously triumphant...

” When one door of happiness closes, another opens”
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” When one door of happiness closes, another opens”

Week 08 2-17-22 ” When one door of happiness closes, another opens” Changing Lives Through Dancing   “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) American Writer...

“The most valuable result of all education”
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“The most valuable result of all education”

Week 39, 9-24-21 “The most valuable result of all education” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether...

“How to Find True Happiness”
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“How to Find True Happiness”

Week 31 7-30-21 “How to Find True Happiness” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) American Writer   First, Helen Keller is listed as an American...

June 11, 2021 “Faith, Hope, Vision, Dreams”
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June 11, 2021 “Faith, Hope, Vision, Dreams”

Changing Lives Through Dancing! Over 100 business have closed in Santa Monica and our city ranks as the 5th hardest hit city in the nation, in terms of small businesses, following Manhattan, Brooklyn, San Francisco and Honolulu. During the Riots of May 31st, 2020, many businesses who were looking forward to reopening again soon were...

7-24-20 “Come Back to Dancing at Arthur Murray”
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7-24-20 “Come Back to Dancing at Arthur Murray”

Week 30 7-24-20 “Come Back to Dancing at Arthur Murray” This year’s theme at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is “See Clearly in 2020, Make all your Dancing Dreams Come True!”. Wow, what a year it has been! Who could have imagined that we would be where we are today in the world, our county, our...

2-14-20 “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions”
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2-14-20 “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions”

Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” No. 07 2-14-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions” Arthur Murray Santa Monica is so blessed to have many, many exciting traveling coaches and champions visiting our...

No 48 11-29-19 “A Season of Thanksgiving!”
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No 48 11-29-19 “A Season of Thanksgiving!”

43+ years of dancing for me with Arthur Murray Dance Centers! I am thankful every day for having ballroom and social dancing in my life. These years have given me a true Arthur Murray family, enabled me to travel the world, dance, judge, choreograph and live a dream life in every way. Dancing has been...