No 40 9-28-18 “Dancing Will Change Your Life”
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No 40 9-28-18 “Dancing Will Change Your Life”

  Our Mission Statement at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: Dancing Will Change Your Life!” David Woodbury  (1956) Arthur Murray Dance Professional In 1975, a friend invited me to a dance party at the Arthur Murray in Nashville, Tennessee. I loved it and became a ballroom dance student. Disco was the rage then and my...

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No 27 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 7, 2017 “Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will ant to bring others and show them how well...

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Every Great Dream Begins with a Dreamer 3-16-16 St. Patrick's Day

No 12 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 18, 2016 Every Great Dream Begins with a Dreamer Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.   ~ Harriet Tubman I...

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A Short Memory… 3-4-16

No 10 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 4, 2016 “I’m at a time in my life where I realize that those who can’t forget are worse off than those who can’t remember! Secret to happiness is Good Health and a Short Memory!” -Rita Davenport A while ago, I realized that...

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Excellence for its own sake! 1-29-16

No 5. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 29, 2016 Excellence for its own sake! “Those who turn good (organizations) into great (organizations) are motivated by a deep creative urge and an inner compulsion for sheer unadulterated excellence for its own sake.” – Jim Collins Have you ever felt that you are...

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The Four Cornerstones of Character 11-13-15

No 45. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 13, 2015 The Four Cornerstones of Character “The four cornerstones of character on which this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.”- Eddie Rickenbacker (1890 – 1973) American Aviator and Business Executive Why do we go through so many tests? It seems...

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Turn Your Dreams Into Reality 4-17-15

No 16. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, April 17, 2015 Turn Your Dancing Dreams into Reality When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. — Albert Einstein (1879-1955)...

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How many days to Christmas? 10-17-14

No 41 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, October 17, 2014 When’s Christmas and Hanukkah? Christmas is in 70 days and Hanukkah is in 64 days. I send out my Christmas cards November 28th and my Christmas tree goes up that weekend. I’m working weekly on my cards (which I make) and...

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I Think You're Going to Make It! 6-20-14

David Earl Woodbury No 24 Changing Lives through Dancing Friday, June 20th, 2014 I Think You’re Going to Make It! What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. — Ralph Waldo Emerson The greatness inside of you is ready to come out. The leader, the...

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Tips from Gaby 5-20-14 Partnership Dancing!

Gabriela Young 5-20-14 Dear Gaby An advice column for dancers Tip from Gaby When it comes to partnership dancing, looking someone in the eyes goes a long way. Yesterday while hosting a singles event at the studio I noticed how difficult it was for some of the men and woman to look into the eyes...

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