The Friendship of Arthur Murray
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The Friendship of Arthur Murray

Week 38 9-17-21 “The Friendship of Arthur Murray” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “Many a friendship — long, loyal, and self-sacrificing — rested at first upon no thicker a foundation than a kind word.” – Frederick William Faber (1814 – 1863) English Priest and...

“Keep Yourself Clean and Bright!” Changing Lives Through Dancing
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“Keep Yourself Clean and Bright!” Changing Lives Through Dancing

Week 30 7-23-21 “Keep Yourself Clean and Bright!” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                  Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.” – George Bernard Shaw (1856 –...

7-16-21 “Why Do We Dance?” Changing Lives Through Dancing!
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7-16-21 “Why Do We Dance?” Changing Lives Through Dancing!

Week 28  7-9-21 “Why Do We Dance?”   Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   As we are living in these fast-changing times, it is tough to get our bearings. Sometimes it’s tough to just catch our breath. Turning on the news is always a...

“What Can I Learn Dancing at Arthur Murray?”
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“What Can I Learn Dancing at Arthur Murray?”

Week 27  6-25-21 “What Can I Learn Dancing at Arthur Murray?” Changing Lives Through Dancing You may be thinking about coming to take lessons at Arthur Murray Santa Monica. Perhaps you’re ready to return as restrictions have been lifted (we are still very careful). Why should you get started and what can you learn? First,...

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...

6-22-20 “What Happened to Spring?”
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6-22-20 “What Happened to Spring?”

Week 26 6-22-20 “What Happened to Spring?” We  just celebrated the start of Summer around the world. It seems that just yesterday we were wearing jackets, having the heat on in the house, and receiving the news that we had to close and shutter our thriving business, Arthur Murray Santa Monica, and “Shelter at Home”...

“Courage is Grace Under Pressure”
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“Courage is Grace Under Pressure”

Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” No.10 3-6-2020 “Courage is Grace Under Pressure” Our above quote today is from Ernest Hemingway. I remember when I was an Arthur Murray dance student in 1975. I was 18 came as a guest...

2-28-20 “Ballroom Dancing as an Oasis”
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2-28-20 “Ballroom Dancing as an Oasis”

Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” No. 09 2-28-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing “Ballroom Dancing as an Oasis” During these present times we have a lot of chaos thrown at us. Worldwide virus contamination, election news...

“How to have a turnaround in your thoughts” 2-7-20
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“How to have a turnaround in your thoughts” 2-7-20

Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” No 06 2-7-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing “How to have a turnaround in your thoughts” Recently, I have been having a rough time with my thoughts. As hard as I...