“A hero is a man who does what he can.”
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“A hero is a man who does what he can.”

Week 07 2-11-22 “A hero is a man who does what he can.” Changing Lives Through Dancing David Woodbury – Arthur Murray Santa Monica, CA   “A hero is a man who does what he can.” – Romain Rolland (1866 – 1944) French dramatist   My dad, Troy D. Woodbury, Sr. was my hero. When Daddy...

“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...

“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...

“Treat Others with Respect, Kindness and Generosity”
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“Treat Others with Respect, Kindness and Generosity”

Week 33 8-13-21 “Treat Others with Respect, Kindness and Generosity” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.” – Nathaniel Branden (1930...

“How to Find True Happiness”
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“How to Find True Happiness”

Week 31 7-30-21 “How to Find True Happiness” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) American Writer   First, Helen Keller is listed as an American...

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...

2-14-20 “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions”
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2-14-20 “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions”

Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” No. 07 2-14-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing “Characteristics of Arthur Murray Champions” Arthur Murray Santa Monica is so blessed to have many, many exciting traveling coaches and champions visiting our...

“How to have a turnaround in your thoughts” 2-7-20
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“How to have a turnaround in your thoughts” 2-7-20

Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” No 06 2-7-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing “How to have a turnaround in your thoughts” Recently, I have been having a rough time with my thoughts. As hard as I...

1-17-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing
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1-17-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing

No 03 1-17-2020 “See Clearly in 2020” Changing Lives Through Dancing Our motto this year at Arthur Murray Santa Monica is: “See Clearly in 2020. Make all your dancing dreams come true!” When I was a very young Arthur Murray Dance Instructor, I taught a blind woman names Joan. She had been sighted and due...

No 48 11-29-19 “A Season of Thanksgiving!”
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No 48 11-29-19 “A Season of Thanksgiving!”

43+ years of dancing for me with Arthur Murray Dance Centers! I am thankful every day for having ballroom and social dancing in my life. These years have given me a true Arthur Murray family, enabled me to travel the world, dance, judge, choreograph and live a dream life in every way. Dancing has been...

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