“How to Find True Happiness”
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“How to Find True Happiness”

Week 31 7-30-21 “How to Find True Happiness” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) American Writer   First, Helen Keller is listed as an American...

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...

“Listening with Open Ears”
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“Listening with Open Ears”

Week 31 8-1-20 “Listening with Open Ears” Changing Lives Through Dancing!   A few years ago, I had a great revelation. I realized that I saw in others what I recognized in myself.   What does that mean? It means that when I see someone who loves to dance, cook, walk and run, or any...

Welcome Back to Dancing at Arthur Murray
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Welcome Back to Dancing at Arthur Murray

Week 28 7-10-20 Welcome Back to Dancing at Arthur Murray Dream with Open Eyes   “All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may...

“Remaining Peaceful During Times of Turmoil”
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“Remaining Peaceful During Times of Turmoil”

Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” No.11 3-13-2020 Changing Lives Through Dancing “Remaining Peaceful During Times of Turmoil” Well, do you think we have enough going on right now? Corona virus, November Elections, closures and cancellations and travel restrictions everywhere...

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...

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,...

11-29-19 “See Clearly in 2020”
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11-29-19 “See Clearly in 2020”

No 02 11-29-19 “See Clearly in 2020” Happy New Year and Happy Year 2020, the New Roaring 20’s! Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” What a wonderful theme for a new year, a new decade, a new beginning! With this...

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...