No 36 9-7-18 “To Discover Ability in Others”
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No 36 9-7-18 “To Discover Ability in Others”

“It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.” – Elbert Hubbard (1856 – 1915) American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher Today as an older dancer, I love to discover the great new dancers of today and help them grow and mature to their full...

No 35 8-31-18 “Go out and do something kind for somebody”
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No 35 8-31-18 “Go out and do something kind for somebody”

“When you find yourself overpowered, as it were, by melancholy, the best way is to go out and do something kind for somebody.” – John Keble (1792 – 1866) English Clergyman and Poet Have you ever had melancholy? I have. I have had times I could not get up and get out. I’ve had times I...

No 34 8-24-18 “Doing the Right Thing” Changing Lives Through Dancing!
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No 34 8-24-18 “Doing the Right Thing” Changing Lives Through Dancing!

“I have the right to do anything I want, but is that always the right thing to do?” David Woodbury – Arthur Murray Professional In ballroom dancing, we have a concept on the dance floor called Floorcraft. This is how couples dance Quickstep, Tango, Paso Doble, and Cha Cha on a crowded floor. The rule...

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Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat

No 35. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 28, 2015 Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat. — Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990) American Publisher Have you ever chatted with a dance champion? I have. In fact, I have many close friends who are and were dance champions. I once asked Bob Powers...

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Give Somebody a Boost! 11-14-14

No 45 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 14, 2014 Give Somebody a Boost! Many people believe that support is something that you give to someone you feel sorry for or that it means propping up someone who would fail unless you were there to give him a boost. But that’s...

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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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February 14, 2014 Happy Valentine's Day

David Woodbury – Franchisee No 8: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 14, 2014 Happy Valentine’s Day! Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is a beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a...