2-14-20 “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions”
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2-14-20 “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions”

Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” No. 07 2-14-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions” Arthur Murray Santa Monica is so blessed to have many, many exciting traveling coaches and champions visiting our...

“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...

1-24-20 “Doing the Job at Hand”
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1-24-20 “Doing the Job at Hand”

No 04 1-24-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing “Doing the Job at Hand” Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,...

1-17-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing
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1-17-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing

No 03 1-17-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” When I was a very young Arthur Murray Dance Instructor, I taught a blind woman names Joan. She had been sighted and due...

No 48 11-29-19 “A Season of Thanksgiving!”
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No 48 11-29-19 “A Season of Thanksgiving!”

43+ years of dancing for me with Arthur Murray Dance Centers! I am thankful every day for having ballroom and social dancing in my life. These years have given me a true Arthur Murray family, enabled me to travel the world, dance, judge, choreograph and live a dream life in every way. Dancing has been...

No 47 11-22-19 “When God Closes a Door….”
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No 47 11-22-19 “When God Closes a Door….”

Alas, the only thing we can truly count on is change. As the sun rises and sets, we will all experience change in our lives. Some changes are minor, some are life-changing, but changes will happen to us all. Many years ago, I had the perfect life. My parents were alive and actively my heroes,...

No 43 10-25-19 “Teamwork makes the Dream Work”
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No 43 10-25-19 “Teamwork makes the Dream Work”

Aloha, so happy to be back on my blog after some time away. Joel and I cruised to Hawaii from Vancouver, BC. We had five days at sea each way with NO cell phone signal. That means, no Internet, emails, Netflix, texts, news updates, or Facebook. It was a cleansing time for us, frightening, but...

No 40 10-4-19 “How to Find Your Hero”
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No 40 10-4-19 “How to Find Your Hero”

I have always looked for heroes, and I have had many in my life. My father, Troy D. Woodbury, Sr. was a major hero and mentor in my life. Being born in 1909, daddy had a unique outlook on life. He was smart, hard-working, frugal, faithful and a great man of service and faith. Jim...

No 39 9-27-19 “Finding Your Voice” by David Woodbury
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No 39 9-27-19 “Finding Your Voice” by David Woodbury

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent” ― Madeleine K. Albright “When we share those stories we’ve been scared to share, voicelessness loses its wicked grasp.” ― Jo Ann Fore “I’ll never forget. I’ll never give up. I’ll...

No 38 9-20-19 “Life as a Dream Maker” by David Woodbury
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No 38 9-20-19 “Life as a Dream Maker” by David Woodbury

As a dream maker, I have lived through many trials that have almost taken my dreams away. I have been challenged by non-dreamers, or those with a different vision, or they may be just as passionate about their own dreams and we’re on different life paths. For those who make my dreams come true, I...