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Dance-O-Rama 7-1-14

7-1-14 Dear Gaby Tip from Gaby With the Unique Dance-O-Rama, just around the corner, many of our Arthur Murray students and teachers are getting ready to show off their dancing, so my advice today is about competition dancing. Things to remember: All the hard work is behind you, all you have to do now is...

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Where is Your Light? 5-9-14

David Earl Woodbury No 19 Changing Lives through Dancing Friday, May 9, 2014 Where’s Your Light? Today I was using my Swiss Army Knife that I bought in Paris over 10 years ago. It is red, small, useful, and I use it often. As I was using it, I touched the emblem on the side...

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Dear Gaby: The Use of Arms 4-29-14

Gabriela Young – Coach, Judge, Franchisee 4-29-14 Dear Gaby An advice column for dancers Tip from Gaby Rhythm dancing A question many students ask is what do I do with my arms? Well, if you’re not in closed dance position with your arms up, one of my favorite arm movements is the way you would...

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Winner of Most Loved in Santa Monica 4-25-14

David Earl Woodbury No 18 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, April 25, 2014 Winners Most Loved in Santa Monica. This past week we were runner up for Most Loved Vibe in Santa Monica sponsored by Buy Local. What an honor to win after being open just 4 short months! Thank you...

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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...

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Tips from Gaby 3-4-14, Gabriela's Birthday Today!

Happy Birthday To Gabriela!!!! Dear Gaby – An advice column for dancers Groups Classes Many of our new students always say: “I don’t think we are ready for a group class.”   Gaby’s advice: The sooner you attend a group class the better! One of the fastest ways to improve on you dancing skills is...

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2-28-14 Planning Success!

David Earl Woodbury No 10: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 28, 2014 The Magic of Planning Success! Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the purpose from above that prevails. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes...

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2-11-14 Dear Gaby, Tips for Ballroom Dancers "Polishing the Stone"

Gabriela Young – Franchisee 2-11-14 “Polishing the Rock” Not too long ago, I was talking to an artist friend who is a sculptor. I asked her “How do you know what the rock you’re sculpting is going to be?” She told me that when she starts working and polishing the rock that she does not...

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How to Plan a Great Dancing Year!

No 4: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 17, 2014   (Today is our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!) There are not secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure. — Colin Powell (1937-) American Military Leader and Diplomat   The world needs dreamers and the world...