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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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Eggs 2-13-15

No 7. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, February 13, 2015 David Woodbury Eggs I love to make eggs. Scramble, fry, hard or soft boil, poached. Eggs are good for protein, and flavor. You may use the whole egg, whites, or yolk. You may whip the whites and bake with them. Omelets,...

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No 29 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July18th, 2014 How to say YES to dancing! It’s sometimes harder than you think! They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. — Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English Philosopher, Lawyer and Politician As a studio manager,...

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The Benefits of Coaching Sessions 6-10-14

Gabriela Young 6-10-14 Tip from Gaby If you have never had coaching on your dancing I highly recommend you do so! Most of our students benefit in ways they could not imagine. When you have a coaching it’s like getting the Tiger Woods of golf to help you with your dancing goals. It’s like having...

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4-22-14 Add the "Romance" to your Dancing!

Gabriela Young 4-22-14 Earth Day! Dear Gaby An advice column for dancers Tip from Gaby Last week I recommended dances for Fitness. This week, I am recommending dances to put some romance and mojo back in your life. Top of the list is RUMBA, this dance will bring out your inner Goddess or Masculinity depending...

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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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"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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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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1-31-14 "The Medalist System"

David Earl Woodbury No 6: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 31, 2014 “The Medalist System ” Recently one of our new students said this to me as he was starting on his journey of dance at the Santa Monica Arthur Murray: “Your internal well of enthusiasm is your storage room...

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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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