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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Humus, Planting in Good Soil 3-13-15

No 11. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 13, 2015 David Woodbury Humus, Planting in Good Soil Anyone with a green thumb will tell you that humus is essential in their gardens. Humus is the richest part of the soil, composed of the decay of plant and animal matter. After the...

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February 21, 2014 – How to Get Through the Curve of Learning

David Earl Woodbury – Franchisee No 9: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 21, 2014 How to get through the Curve of Learning! “Pa, he always said a man had to look spry for himself, because nobody else would do it for him; your opportunities didn’t come knocking around, you had...

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1-24-14 "Starting without a Paper Clip".

David Earl Woodbury No 5: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 24, 2014 “Starting without a Paper Clip”. When we signed our lease for the Arthur Murray Santa Monica Dance Center on September 16, 2013, I returned to the studio and sat on a rickety bench and a card table with...

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You're Never To Old To Dance

Gabriela Young Just having been at the Hawaii Dance-O-Rama, which is a World class Arthur Murray event, I was reminded of what a great Organization I belong too . People from all over the world gathered this last weekend in Maui and we kicked off this year with great dancing . 10,000 entries later, 380...