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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No 37 9-14-17 "It is never too late to be what you might have been."

No 37 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 15, 1956 “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot (1819-1880) English Novelist Do you ever say any of these things? Someday I’ll make it!  I can’t wait until my ship comes in! I’ll try again....

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Santa Monica One Year Anniversary 11-7-14

No 44 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 7, 2014 Our One Year Anniversary Destiny, I feel, is also a relationship – a play between divine grace and willful self-effort. Half of it you have no control over; half of it is absolutely in your hands, and your actions will show measurable...

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4-22-14 Add the "Romance" to your Dancing!

Gabriela Young 4-22-14 Earth Day! Dear Gaby An advice column for dancers Tip from Gaby Last week I recommended dances for Fitness. This week, I am recommending dances to put some romance and mojo back in your life. Top of the list is RUMBA, this dance will bring out your inner Goddess or Masculinity depending...