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Never Give Up 2-27-15

No 9. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, February 27, 2015 David Woodbury Never Give Up! Being defeated is often only a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.– Marilyn vos Savant  1946-NA There is a sense of exhilaration that comes from facing head-on the hard truths and saying, “We...

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10-21-14 Being a "Yes" to Dancing!

Tip from Gaby Being a YES to Dance I wanted to thank all of our students that came and participated in our dance contest at the 2014 Wellbeing Festival. Thank you for being a “YES” to your dancing and for sharing your love and dance skills with the people in your community. I hope all...

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1-28-14 Being Present!

Gabriela Young – Franchisee Arthur Murray Santa Monica Dear Gaby Tips for Ballroom Dancers. Being present. Recently as I was giving a new student at the Arthur Murray Santa Monica Dance Center his second ever Salsa lesson, I became present of how many things can get in the way of us learning a new task,...

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1-24-14 "Starting without a Paper Clip".

David Earl Woodbury No 5: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 24, 2014 “Starting without a Paper Clip”. When we signed our lease for the Arthur Murray Santa Monica Dance Center on September 16, 2013, I returned to the studio and sat on a rickety bench and a card table with...

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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...