“Slight not what is near though aiming at what is far.”
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“Slight not what is near though aiming at what is far.”

Week 03 1-14-22 “Slight not what is near though aiming at what is far.” Changing Lives Through Dancing David Woodbury – Arthur Murray Santa Monica, CA   “Slight not what is near though aiming at what is far.” – Euripides (480 BC – 406 BC) Greek Playwright   Yesterday I was in a Zoom meeting for...

“Pain Nourishes Courage”
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“Pain Nourishes Courage”

Week 52 12-30-21 “Pain Nourishes Courage” Changing Lives Through Dancing “Pain nourishes courage. You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” – Mary Tyler Moore (B – 1936) American Actress   “It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.” – John Steinbeck (1902 –...

“What to do in ‘22”
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“What to do in ‘22”

Week 51 12-17-21 “What to do in ‘22” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   We have just danced through the holidays. The Murray Christmas Party, Holiday Star Ball, all our Tournament of Champions themed parties and events. It’s amazing that we are dancing again...

“What to do for your dancing now”
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“What to do for your dancing now”

Week 45 11-5-21 “What to do for your dancing now” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   As we emerge from this global pandemic, dancing is back in swing again. In Santa Monica in LA County, we are fully masked and are mandated to have...

“The most valuable result of all education”
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“The most valuable result of all education”

Week 39, 9-24-21 “The most valuable result of all education” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether...

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...

It’s Time to Dance Again!
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It’s Time to Dance Again!

Changing Lives Through Dancing!   We’re fully open at Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica! Private Lessons, Group Classes, Dance Parties, Competitions, Shows and many Special Dancing Events. It’s all back again just for you!   After 14 months apart, let’s dance again. We have so many great events coming up in the very...

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...

May 7, 2021 “We are Open Once Again!” Arthur Murray Santa Monica
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May 7, 2021 “We are Open Once Again!” Arthur Murray Santa Monica

Week 19 May 7, 2021 “We are Open Once Again!”   Welcome back to Arthur Murray Santa Monica! We were closed for two separate lockdowns that totaled 176 days having our doors shut! We taught lessons from our living room, group classes and even dance socials on Zoom! During the second lockdown we taught on...

August 21, 2020 “How are you doing?” Changing Lives Through Dancing
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August 21, 2020 “How are you doing?” Changing Lives Through Dancing

Week 34  8-21-20 “How are you Doing?” Changing Lives Through Dancing Are you OK? Just checking in with you. How is your health, mentally and physically? How is your family, job, business, place of worship, your friends? Are you eating well, exercising, praying, sleeping, still connecting with others? Are you all right? I’ve had a...