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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Laughter is a Medicine! 5-20-16

No 21 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 20, 2016 Laughter is a Medicine! “Gentlemen, why don’t you laugh? With the fearful strain that is upon me night and day, if I did not laugh, I should die.” – Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) 16th President of the United States “To laugh often...

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No 39. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 18, 2015 An Amazing Week! Usually I give you several great quotes from a wonderful week of reading and study. But today I have to write about my week. Last Saturday, I was Co-Chair for the stages of the Wellbeing Buy Local Festival...

Do You Have a Dream Sheet for 2015?
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Do You Have a Dream Sheet for 2015?

No 2. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 9, 2015 Do You Have a 2015 Dream Sheet? I love calendars. Remember carrying around your paper planner? I used a Daytimer. What a thrill to start a new January with my new leather-bound 12 months of exciting fun activities. My planner had...

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Successful People 10-24-14

No 42 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, October 24, 2014 Successful People If successful people have one common trait, it’s an utter lack of cynicism. The world owes them nothing. They go out and find what they need without asking for permission; they’re driven, talented, and work through negatives by focusing...