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The World Needs Dreamers 8-1-14

No 31 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 1st, 2014 The World Needs Dreamers! The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. — Sarah Ban Breathnack All my life I have been a dreamer. As a little boy, I arranged fire...

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Dance this Fall and Winter 7-25-14

Invasion of the British Party! Unique Dance-0-Rama 2014 David Earl Woodbury No 30 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 25th, 2014 Getting Ready to Dance in the Fall and Winter! Wow, I’m planning out 2015. Those of you who know me are chuckling. Fall and Winter is just around the corner....

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Determine What Dance to Do 7-8-14

  Tip From Gaby 7-8-14 Happy Tuesday everyone! Today I found this neat diagram on “ How to determine what dance to dance”. I thought I would share it with you. I think this will give you a great perspective on which dance you will do at the next dance party in your Arthur Murray...

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Happy Independence Day 7-4-14

No 27 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 4th, 2014 Happy Independence Day!   There is in every true person’s heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. — Washington...

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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...